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  • Nyon Région Tourism has an App! – Discover the region’s walks and activities from your phone
    Nyon Région Tourism has an App! – Discover the region’s walks and activities from your phone

    There is now a new App called “Nyon:Guide” where you can find out about the great walks that can be had around the local area in English, French and German. Whether it’s on the lakeside, in the vineyards, in the heart of the Jura or in local towns, each itinerary offers a series of points […] The post Nyon Région Tourism has an App! – Discover the region’s walks and activities from...

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  • The Life of a British Surgeon working at the Hospital in Nyon.
    The Life of a British Surgeon working at the Hospital in Nyon.

    From Accidents to Arthritis. High Quality of Care for Patients, Quality of Life outside work Originally from Northern Ireland, Doctor John McManus is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and joint head of the Department of orthopaedic and trauma surgery at the hospital in Nyon. He recently spoke to Living in Nyon about his experience of working […] The post The Life of a British Surgeon working a...

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  • Gardens in Switzerland – New book out in English.
    Gardens in Switzerland – New book out in English.

    Spring is here, the wisteria is in full bloom around Nyon and gardeners were busy working away at the Château of Prangins on Tuesday afternoon (see photos below). For those readers who love gardens, and who also like to visit them, there is a new book out with chapters in English, French and German called, […] The post Gardens in Switzerland – New book out in English. appeared first on Liv...

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  • Luxury Music Festivals For Early Retirement
    Luxury Music Festivals For Early Retirement

    A new study has found that those who retire early are more likely to live longer – what better reason to give up work early and get on with enjoying all that the world has to offer. If you are retiring early, make the most of this time by rediscovering some of the most incredible, elite music festivals, in comfort and elegance. These aren’t the kind of festivals where you are sleeping in a ...

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  • Beyonce’s Lemonade Finally Arrives On Spotify And Apple iTunes… The End Of Tidal?
    Beyonce’s Lemonade Finally Arrives On Spotify And Apple iTunes… The End Of Tidal?

    Three years after the launch of Beyonce’s Lemonade album, her latest, it is finally available on Spotify and other streaming platforms. Is this the sign of Tidal’s end? Four years ago, we wrote about TIDAL and the way Jay-Z (Beyonce’s husband) wanted to revolutionize the music streaming industry. When Beyonce launched her latest album Lemonade only on TIDAL, the message was clear. Well, t...

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  • When the Pope came to Chile, and life on a small Shetland Island – 2 films at VDR
    When the Pope came to Chile, and life on a small Shetland Island – 2 films at VDR

    The Visions du Réel film festival in Nyon (currently on until the 12th April) often programmes back to back screenings of films by different directors that have some link with each other, either in genre, style or content.  On Wednesday afternoon in the Salle Colombière there were some interesting pairings, firstly with “Vaarheim” by Victor […] The post When the Pope came to Chile, and...

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  • Discussions after films at Visions du Réel
    Discussions after films at Visions du Réel

    The Visions du Réel film festival is well underway, however, there are still four full days to go of documentaries to be seen in both Nyon and Gland. One of the interesting parts of this festival is to be able to listen to the filmmakers discuss their films after they have been screened with members […] The post Discussions after films at Visions du Réel appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Australia and America feature in 4 films in Nyon – Visions du Réel 2019
    Australia and America feature in 4 films in Nyon – Visions du Réel 2019

    Visions du Réel, Nyon’s documentary film festival takes a look at the Americas and Australia. Here are four films being shown on Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th, Monday 8th, and Wednesday 10th April in Nyon and Gland. Dreams of the Outback Saturday 6 April, 18:30, Grande Salle and Sunday 7 April, 10:15, Grande Salle. Click here In the […] The post Australia and America feature in 4 films in Nyo...

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  • Music from U.S. 1st April, Nyon’s Film Festival opens 4th April to the Public
    Music from U.S. 1st April, Nyon’s Film Festival opens 4th April to the Public

    Colin Stetson, musician, saxophonist from the U.S will be performing at the Temple of Nyon on Monday 1st of April at 20:00. He is a  regular collaborator with Arcade Fire, Bon Iver etc.  Seated event. This is a Usine à Gaz production (the Usine à Gaz is Nyon’s music/cultural centre and its building is currently being […] The post Music from U.S. 1st April, Nyon’s Film Festival opens ...

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  • “Boy Erased” – Monday Movie film in English – 25th March
    “Boy Erased” – Monday Movie film in English – 25th March

    The Monday Movie film in English at Nyon cinema on the 25th March will be “Boy Erased”, starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Lucas Hedges, and Joel Edgerton. Screening at 20:30. Synopsis – The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion programme after being forcibly outed to his parents. The post “Boy Erased” – Monday Movie film in En...

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  • Baloise Session: a winter festival retrospective
    Baloise Session: a winter festival retrospective

    Season changes often mean a lot of things. First of all, we can free ourselves from some fabric layers, but as well the suspence rises high while awaiting one of spring’s best parts: festival line ups releases. While last summer was pretty disappointing in this matter, my favourite winter festival visit at Baloise Session was…

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  • Events coming up – Kiss and Ski for Valentine’s Day, Dylan Moran and more.
    Events coming up – Kiss and Ski for Valentine’s Day, Dylan Moran and more.

    Friday 8th February – “Tomorrow Geneva” – Film screening (as part of the Green Film Festival coming soon to Nyon). More info about this festival to follow. The film will be shown at 20:00 at the Local de Pré de l’Oie, Route des Tattes d’Oie 99 in Nyon. Details here on this Facebook page here. “Demain […] The post Events coming up – Kiss and Ski for Valentine’s Day, Dylan M...

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  • “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon
    “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon

    “The Bookshop” starring Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, and Patricia Clarkson will be shown in at Nyon cinema on Sunday 30th December at 10:45 (CHF 12 entry!) on Monday 31st at 17:45 and Tuesday 1st January at 20:30.  Details and ticketing – click here Other films in English in Nyon include “The Return of Mary Poppins” […] The post “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon appeare...

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  • Verbier Festival – Celebrating 25 Years At The Top With An Anniversary Art Book.
    Verbier Festival – Celebrating 25 Years At The Top With An Anniversary Art Book.

    The Verbier Festival is a classical music festival which encourages encounters and sharing between great musicians and young aspiring artists from around the world. With its different orchestral programmes, the Festival strives towards excellence in music education. The audience is invited to live a special experience at the heart of the Swiss Alps by attending prestigious concerts, witnessing...

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  • A Star is Born – Film at Nyon cinema
    A Star is Born – Film at Nyon cinema

    The film “A Star is Born” starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga will be screened in English at Nyon Capitole Cinema on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th at 17:45 and on Monday at 20:30 (as part of the Monday Movie night). Details here  The post A Star is Born – Film at Nyon cinema appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • VIRTUAL REALITY

    My loves, always such a pleasure to write to you, to have this space and opportunity to express myself freely whenever the time is right. There was a time, I remember, when I was about 17 or 18 when I was writing articles on here everyday and sometimes I scroll back at my archives and […]

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  • Win tickets to the gardens of the Château de Vullierens
    Win tickets to the gardens of the Château de Vullierens

    The lovely gardens of the Château de Vullierens will be open to the public for the last time this year over two consecutive weekends: the 28th and 30th September and the 5th – 7th October, from 10:00 – 16:00. There are various events planned over these two weekends in the grounds of the château: Alphorn […] The post Win tickets to the gardens of the Château de Vullierens appeared first...

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  • Three Open Air film screenings at the Château of Prangins
    Three Open Air film screenings at the Château of Prangins

    “China’s Van Goghs”, “The True Cost of Fashion” and “The Darjeeling Limited”  to be screened next week. The Château of Prangins (in collaboration with Nyon’s Visions de Réel documentary film festival), will hold three open-air screenings on Thursday 30th August, Friday 31st August and Saturday 1st September at 20:45. These films will be screened in […] The post Three Open A...

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  • Was The 19th Century A True Shift In The History Of Arts & Science?
    Was The 19th Century A True Shift In The History Of Arts & Science?

    If someone would ask me about my preferred moment in Arts, I would answer without any hesitation “THE 19TH CENTURY”. It crystalizes the heritage of the Enlightenment century with the Industrial revolution. Artists became more curious about nature, society and even the human relations. There is this aim to understand the past in order to shape the future. This curiosity initiated an age of e...

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  • Straight outta Paléo
    Straight outta Paléo

    Hip-hop and rap have been heavily represented at this year’s Paléo Festival. Moreover, if previous editions have seen rappers from around the world come and play, this year nearly all of them were French-speaking. If a few years ago the idea of having French-speaking rappers coming from anywhere else than France would have seemed strange, […] The post Straight outta Paléo appeared first o...

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