Emergences Festival de l’Eau

First edition of an artistic and convivial gathering: the Emergences festival in Aramon, on the banks of the Rhône River near Avignon, from 9 to 11 September.

This festival is marked by the 20th anniversary, on 9 September 2022, of the tragic floods that hit the Gard and the village of Aramon in 2002.

To rethink our relationship with water and look to the future, Emergences offers concerts, shows, conferences, exhibitions… A programme inspired by water, the common good of humanity, with its music, its stories, to better understand it, protect it and preserve it.

The full programme on the website: www.emergencesfestival.fr
Ticketing: https://my.weezevent.com/emergences-festival-de-leau

Rhone Festival

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Rhone Exhibition

Lionel Gauthier: “Everyone wants to bathe in Lake Geneva!”

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