Festivals and events

Selection of photo exhibitions, photo fairs and regional folklore events that I like to follow...

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In Mars

Fair photo of Nimes :

Fair photo

The 35th exhibition of photographic and cinematographic antiques is scheduled to take place in Nîmes on March 6, 2022 - Centre hotelier Ville active, at the Grand Hotel de Nimes (ex.Holiday Inn) motorway exit Nîmes Ouest, from 9h to 16h..

With Bièvres, Strasbourg, Chelles, Cormeilles-en-Parisis, Nîmes is one of the five meetings that count in France. Unavoidable.

This photography fair organized by the Niepce Daguerre Club, traditionally takes place the first weekend of March.
Wooden rooms, cameras, projectors, old photographs, books are on the menu for this event.

In April

Fair photo of Vienne :

foire de Vienne

Since 1983, Vienne, la photographie has organized the European Forum of Photo Cinema Antiquities in Vienna. It is one of the most important protests in France. Thousands of pieces are on display (old equipment, digital equipment, used equipment, old photographs, manuals, films ...)
This event regularly attracts a crowd of amateurs, collectors and visitors who often travel from far away (Germany, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland).

The 38th edition of the photo cinema antiques forum is scheduled to take place in Vienna on April 03, 2022 - Salle des Fêtes - Place de Miremont in Vienna (38200).

For more information see the site of it "Vienne la Photographie"

In May

Pélerinage of the Gypsies to Saintes Marie de la Mer :

Pelerinage of the Gypsies

This demonstration takes place every year on May 24th at 25th,but also the third weekend of October. We lead in Procession to the sea, Sara, the Boss of the Gypsies. Sara's statue, carried by the Gypsies, up to the sea, symbolizes the wait and the reception of Saints Marie Jacobé and Salomé. This pélerinage is the occasion of various animations and festivities.

For more information see the site of it "www.camargue.fr"

In May

Celebration of Nature:

Celebration of nature

The 16th edition of the Festival of Nature will take place across France from May 18 to 22 2022.

The Nature Festival was created in 2007 on the initiative of the French Committee of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Wild Earth magazine with the objective, together, celebrate nature each year.

On this occasion, thousands of events are organized by associations for conservation and nature education, local communities, schools, businesses, individuals ... throughout France, in metropolitan France and overseas. , in cities as well as in the countryside.

For more information see the site of it "Fête de la Nature".

In May

Celebration of ponds :

Celebration of ponds

The 7th edition of the pond festival will take place from May 28 to June 5, 2022.

An event organized by the National Society for Protection of Nature (SNPN) with support of Pole relay inland wetlands ponds and alluvial valleys.
Ponds are fantastic wet micro-areas: Biodiversity supports key elements of weft green and blue, not to mention the multiple services they provide to humans! Because of their small size, they are wonderful teaching materials.
However as all wetlands, ponds are threatened ... 90% of them have disappeared over the last century.

For more information see the site of SNPN "Fête des mares".

In May

Festival of the Camargue :

Festival of the Camargue

It is in the heart of the Camargue Regional Natural Park, in a remarkable and fragile area, between the Rhône and the sea that the Festival de la Camargue et du Delta du Rhone is held. An exceptional week to discover a unique territory and exceptional.

A moment of encounter: we stop in time and take care to discover this unique territory and this exceptional nature that we too often forget !

The 14th edition will take place from 25 to 30 May 2022.

For more information see the site "Official website of the Camargue Festival".

In June

Festival of the Transhumance in Espérou:

Festival of the transhumance

The 30th edition of this traditional festival takes place every year on Saturday, around June 15 in Espérou, near Mont Aigoual, and brings together several herds. Some villages of Cevennes still preserve several herds of sheeps immortalizing a transhumance millennium.
We find with pleasure the festive side of this event, and the sheep always well dressed up.
A time threatened, the transhumance is again promoted through its important role in maintaining the landscape and preserving the Cevennes small built heritage and their classification by UNESCO.

For more information see the site of it "Office de Tourisme du Mont Aigoual Causses Cévennes".

In June

Photographic meetings "Regard Ventoux et Baronnies" :

Meeting photo of Ventoux Baronnies

Fauna and Flora - In a majestic environment. Another look at the Ventoux and the Baronnies.

Montbrun Les Bains, head office of our association, is located in Drôme Provençale, between Ventoux and Baronnies, on the border of 3 departments and 2 regions.
We aim to highlight the riches of our natural environment with a amazed and passionate look.

No festival planned for 2022. .

For more information see the site of it "Regard Ventoux Baronnies".

In July

Photographic meetings of Arles :

Photographic meetings of Arles

An annual summer photography festival founded in 1970, Les Rencontres d'Arles has acquired an international reputation by offering an annual x-ray of contemporary photographic creation every summer.

Many exhibitions installed in heritage places in the city of Arles, as well as many courses and workshops under the direction of great photographers are open to all.
These meetings are followed by an exhibition that takes place until in the month of September.

The Arles photographic meetings will take place from July 5 to September 26, 2021. The opening week will take place from July 5 to 11, 2021.

For more information see the site of it "Les Rencontres d'Arles Photographie."

In September

Festival of Photo "Phot'Aubrac' :

Festival photo of Phot Aubrac

Created in 2003, the PHOT’Aubrac festival is organized by the PHOT’Aubrac association. It is carried on a voluntary basis by the local population of farmers / breeders and the 80 volunteers of the association. This photo festival dedicated to professionals and amateurs of photographs as well as to lovers of our territory.

The 2021 edition of the festival will take place from 16 to 19 September 2021. The exhibitions are distributed around Nasbinals, Aubrac, Saint-Urcize, Marchastel, either the three departments of Lozère, Aveyron and Cantal.

« PHOT’Aubrac is the most authentic festival of all French photo festivals ! » Hans Silvester.

For more information see the site of it Festival Phot'Aubrac

In October

Photographic Encounters Saint Martin de Crau :

Photographic encounters of St Martin de Crau

Meetings of wildlife and nature photography, in Saint Martin de Crau from September 29 to October 30, 2021.

The House of Hunting and Nature, the Crau Ecomuseum and the Vigueirat Marshes are joining forces to organize this Nature Photographic Meetings.
Maison de la chasse et de la nature :
Mas de la Samatane - RN 113 - 13310 Saint Martin de Crau - Tél 04 90 55 12 56.
Ecomusée de la Crau :
2 Place Léon Michaud, 13310 Saint-Martin-de-Crau - Tél 04 90 47 02 01
Marais du Vigueirat :
Mas Thibert, Chemin de l étourneau, 13104 Mas-Thibert - Tél 04 90 98 70 91

In November

Feast of Shepherds in Istres :

Feast of Shepherds in Istres

The 45th shepherd Festival will take place in Istres from 21 to 28 November 2021.

The festival of shepherds in Istres, is a tribute to the Provençal tradition, the transhumance and the land of the crau.
Over the years, a must-attend event, the Shepherd's Festival attracts thousands of people each year, lovers of the Provençal tradition and its costumes.

Provençal Mass, great transhumance parade and folklore show.

For more information see the site of it "Fête des bergers et des traditions".


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