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  • Got a New Business Idea? Want Feedback?  Advice given by Startup Academy La Côte
    Got a New Business Idea? Want Feedback? Advice given by Startup Academy La Côte

    Three Online “Venture Caffés” coming up in May and June Startup Academy La Côte helps anyone who wants to create a start-up and would like feedback on their business idea. Experts with many years of experience in the field can provide support and mentoring, advice, knowledge transfer, as well as the development of a specific network […] The post Got a New Business Idea? Want Feedback? ...

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  • Visions du Réel starts today Friday 17th April -2nd May.  Free screenings!
    Visions du Réel starts today Friday 17th April -2nd May. Free screenings!

    Although many local festivals have now been cancelled such as Paléo, the Montreux Jazz Festival and Sion sous les Etoiles, there is one festival that is still able to go ahead and that is Visions du Réel, Nyon’s prestigious documentary film festival. The entire programme will be online, free and open to the public and limited […] The post Visions du Réel starts today Friday 17th April -...

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  • Cully Jazz Festival Cancelled
    Cully Jazz Festival Cancelled

    Cully Jazz Festival has just announced that will have to cancel this year’s music festival due to the current Swiss government ban on gatherings of 1,000 people or more, over concerns around the coronavirus. The festival, which was due to take place from 27th March to the 4th April, is set in the gorgeous lakeside village […] The post Cully Jazz Festival Cancelled appeared first on Living ...

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  • Green Film Festival comes to Nyon 11-15th March 2020
    Green Film Festival comes to Nyon 11-15th March 2020

    The Green Film Festival 2020 is due to take place in 80 cities in both France and Switzerland and is coming to Nyon from the 11th -15th March.   This 15th edition of the festival has an exciting programme of documentary screenings and events, presentations and debates on climate change, health, environment, sustainable development and zero waste […] The post Green Film Festival comes to Ny...

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  • Kiss and Skate, Apollo 11, Music in a Yurt – A selection of events
    Kiss and Skate, Apollo 11, Music in a Yurt – A selection of events

    Happy Valentine’s Day to all readers! “Kiss and Skate” at the ice rink in St-Cergue tonight, the 14th February from 18:00. Raclette, vin chaud, cous cous, music and more Friday 14th February-  21:00. La Parenthèse No live concert, but there will be music “Sounds of the Millennium” Saturday 15th – 17:30 Concert at the Roulotte (the […] The post Kiss and Skate, Apollo 11, Music i...

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  • The Great Gatsby in English  25-29 February 2020
    The Great Gatsby in English 25-29 February 2020

    The Great Gatsby – Next GEDS production. The glamour, passion, and decadent excess of the Jazz Age come to life in this adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel. Synopsis This exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s is narrated by Nick Carraway, an aspiring banker who gets dazzled by the glamorous upper-class crowd […] The post The Great Gatsby in English 25-29 February...

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  • Fondue Meet-Up, Public Speaking, Gospel Singers and more
    Fondue Meet-Up, Public Speaking, Gospel Singers and more

    An eclectic mix of events for readers. Sat 1st February- Fondue Meet-Up Event On Saturday 1st February there will be a Meet-Up event organised by the Nyon Wine Lovers (Women Only) group at 19:00 at Chez Mon Oncle, Rue de Rive in Nyon. Contact Isabel the organiser to confirm your presence.  Special Offer from Nyon Tourism Nyon tourism is […] The post Fondue Meet-Up, Public Speaking, Gospe...

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  • Jazz Carols – Saturday 14th December 2019 in Nyon
    Jazz Carols – Saturday 14th December 2019 in Nyon

    The 9th Jazz Carols event in Nyon organised by La Côte church. A creative “twist” on many loved and well-known Christmas Carols. From 19:00 – 22:00 at the Temple in Nyon on Saturday 14th December. Admission free, reservation required – link here The post Jazz Carols – Saturday 14th December 2019 in Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Caribana reveal part of line-up for 2020 – The Offspring, Rudimental and more
    Caribana reveal part of line-up for 2020 – The Offspring, Rudimental and more

    Caribana Festival has announced part of the line-up for 2020 The Offspring from the U.S, playing on Wednesday 17th June, Five Seconds of Summer from Australia  on Thursday 18th, and Rudimental from the UK playing on the 19th, are just some of the artists on the programme. Check the other bands and artists here. Note […] The post Caribana reveal part of line-up for 2020 – The Offspring, Rud...

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  • Young Adults from 15 countries currently visiting Nyon and putting on a show
    Young Adults from 15 countries currently visiting Nyon and putting on a show

    Show in Nyon – Thursday 28th and Friday 29th November – 20:00 103 multi-talented young adults (from 15 different countries) are currently visiting Nyon and staying with 50+ host families. Along with doing roughly 1,000 hours of volunteer work, they will also be providing leadership workshops to students in various schools in the area. “Up with People” […] The post Young Adults from ...

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  • Silent Disco at Nyon Ice Rink – Saturday 23rd November
    Silent Disco at Nyon Ice Rink – Saturday 23rd November

    Nyon’s ice rink is now open and on Saturday 23rd November it is holding a Silent Disco from 18:30 – 23:00 Entry is free – just CHF 5 for adults, CHF 3 for children to rent skates. There will be three different kinds of music on offer on Canal Bleu – électro, pop-rock, hip-hop, 90’s, Canal […] The post Silent Disco at Nyon Ice Rink – Saturday 23rd November appeared first on Livin...

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  • Meet Ups – Toastmasters Nov 27 –  Wine Loving Women in Nyon – Dec 6th
    Meet Ups – Toastmasters Nov 27 – Wine Loving Women in Nyon – Dec 6th

    The Christmas lights were being strung up around Nyon on Monday afternoon. The festive season is around the corner! For those new to Nyon and would like to meet other people. Did you know there are several Meet Up group events in the area? Improve your Public Speaking skills The first is on November 27th […] The post Meet Ups – Toastmasters Nov 27 – Wine Loving Women in Nyon – Dec 6th ...

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  • The “Bar à Bulles” By Ruinart At The Beau-Rivage Palace In Lausanne – Now Open For The Season
    The “Bar à Bulles” By Ruinart At The Beau-Rivage Palace In Lausanne – Now Open For The Season

    Lausanne is a beautiful place to be in Winter. The magnificence of the natural landscape, the closeness of ski slopes and the exquisite choice of unique places make the Swiss city a great destination for an evening, a weekend or more. The Beau-Rivage Palace is a luxury destination and a place one-in-a-kind. For the third time, a “Bar à Bulles” by Ruinart opens on the Lobby Lounge terrace f...

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  • Fondue Festival 15- 17 November in Tartegnin
    Fondue Festival 15- 17 November in Tartegnin

    The 3rd World Fondue festival will take place in the pretty village of Tartegnin from Friday 15 – Sunday 17th November 2019. There will be a series of events over the three days and a competition to find the world’s fondue making champion! Sunday is family day at the festival. More details on the website (in […] The post Fondue Festival 15- 17 November in Tartegnin appeared first on Livi...

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  • Festive Fair at the Old Train Station in Céligny – Fri 15 and Sat 16 Nov
    Festive Fair at the Old Train Station in Céligny – Fri 15 and Sat 16 Nov

    The Christmas season is approaching and to get us all in a festive mood, Miss Daisy Fresh Dutch Flowers are e holding a “Noël à la Gare” fair at the old train station of Céligny, on Friday 15 November from 10:00 -20:30 and Saturday 16 from 10:00 -17:30. See our previous article about this local […] The post Festive Fair at the Old Train Station in Céligny – Fri 15 and Sat 16 Nov app...

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  • Chamber Orchestra and Young Musicians play together – Concert 17 Nov
    Chamber Orchestra and Young Musicians play together – Concert 17 Nov

    Classical concert Sunday 17th Nov in Nyon with the Da Capo Chamber Orchestra – Free entry Contemporary music, Vivaldi, Haydn, Bach and more. When it comes to music, we are spoilt for choice in this region. Not only do we have Paléo, one of Europe’s premier popular music festivals on our doorstep, but we also […] The post Chamber Orchestra and Young Musicians play together – Concert 17 ...

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  • Looking for local creators – Christmas Pop-Up Shop
    Looking for local creators – Christmas Pop-Up Shop

    Know-it-all market place is looking for local creators/vendors to sell their wares in its 4th Geneva pop-up shop in the run up to Christmas. If you are a creator that makes handcrafted goods then contact Know-it-all marketplace here. You only need to be present one day out of the 28 open days and there will […] The post Looking for local creators – Christmas Pop-Up Shop appeared first on Li...

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  • Autumn by the lake in Nyon – Arts Day on 9th November
    Autumn by the lake in Nyon – Arts Day on 9th November

    The main tourist season has come to an end in Nyon. The large CGN ferries that depart from Nyon have now gone into dry dock and the lake area is a little quieter, however there are smaller boats operating over to Yvoire and there are still events happening in and around the town and by […] The post Autumn by the lake in Nyon – Arts Day on 9th November appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Garage Rock and Jazz on Friday 25th, Modern Classical music 1st Nov
    Garage Rock and Jazz on Friday 25th, Modern Classical music 1st Nov

    Halloween is approaching – how about going to see a band called Fangclub?! NME said this about this garage rock band from Dublin – “Fangclub are a fully formed thrash pop monster; melodic, frenzied and phenomenal”. They will be playing at the Parenthèse on Friday 25th October at 22:00. Free entry. See video below Jazz […] The post Garage Rock and Jazz on Friday 25th, Modern Classical...

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  • Gala Concert in Rolle “In Remembrance”- 9th November
    Gala Concert in Rolle “In Remembrance”- 9th November

    A gala concert  ‘In Remembrance’ will take place at the Rosey Concert Hall in Rolle on Saturday 9th November at 20:00. Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War and the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy in 1944, this concert is in aid of the Invictus Games Foundation. Founded by HRH Prince […] The post Gala Concert in Rolle “In Reme...

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