AROUND THE REGION – September 2014

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 September and October
Archipel Théâtre  in Perpignan and  around the region Festival Jazzèbre –  jazz and world music concerts
Every Friday at 15h30 Palalda Laissez-vous conter Palalda – Find out all about the history of this medieval village on the banks of the Tech. Info:  04.68.39.01.98
Until 14th September Perpignan Visa pour l’image international festival of photojournalism
Tuesday 2nd from 15h Salle Jean Trescases, Amélie-les-Bains Music Hall Folie’s. Colourful variety show with music, dancing and comedy.
Wednesday 3rd at 21h30 Place Méditerranée, Canet Concert with Trio Jean Claude Lauran
Thursday 4th Place de la République, Amélie-les-Bains Les Jeudis d’Amélie. Tea dance with Louis Gorce (late afternoon)
Thursday 4th Laroque-des-Albères Evening market with live music and food available.
Thursday 4th place de la République, Saint Cyprien (village) Marc Alabert,  tenor, in concert. Free
Friday 5th – Sunday 21st  around Roussillon Festival en Catalogne Romane extends the festival season with a chain of concerts featuring ancient music in the Romanesque churches around Roussillon.This classical music festival is a yearly event – opera and music from the middle ages performed in churches where the acoustics are considered particularly well suited to the music. More info
Friday 5th at 21h30 Esplanade Charles Trenet, Argelès beach Hommage à Brel Bernard Alexandre accompanied by his musiciens
Friday 5th Church, Saint Cyprien (village) Guitar. Pedro Soler and Philippe Mouratoglou, internationally renowned guitarists play classical and flamenco.  06 80 40 91 36
Friday 5th Place de Marbre, Saint Cyprien  (port) Cadix, les plus voix de l’opérette et du music-hall
Tenor Chris Lorenzo sings some of the most famous french opera and music-hall, in homage to Luis Mariano, Georges Guétary, Dario Moreno and Tino Rossi. Free  06 12 05 95 84
Friday 5th Réserve Naturelle De Jujols SOIRÉE DÉCOUVERTE DES CHAUVE – SOURIS Find out all about bats at the réserve naturelle de Nyer afrom 19 h. Free. Bring a picnic. Info: 06 27 02 56 81.
Friday 5th Place Méditerranée, Canet Concert with Trio A BAILAR
Friday 5th at 21h30 Esplanade C. Trenet, Argelès  Plage Free concert: Homage to Jaques Brel
Saturday 6th from 21h Sainte-Marie de Riquer., Catllar Duos vocal and guitar. Aire y fuego –  as part of the Troubadours chantent l’art roman en Languedoc-Rousssillon.  06 15 43 50 60.
Saturday 6th Beach, Argelès Exhibition  Colla Castellera (Tour humaine) Els Angelets del Vallespir. If you havent yet seen these human tours, now’s your chance!
Saturday 6th Canet Forum des associations. A chance to find out about sports clubs and groups available in the area.
Saturday 6th Céret Forum des associations. A chance to find out about sports clubs and groups available in the area. (sport)
Saturday 6th Argelès, espace Jean Carrère Forum des associations. A chance to find out about sports clubs and groups available in the area. (sport)
Sunday 7th Escaro Les 10 Ans Du Musée De La Mine. Fans of the rich mining history of the region will enjoy this  ‘Journée festive’ from 10 h with demonstration and descriptions of the extraction of Spath-Fluor. Paëlla du mineur,  Très Estelle choir…..
Sunday 7th Saint Cyprien Games for kids (3 – 12) in the parc de la Prade (between beach and village) Free entertainment, workshops, games and and 7 hours of ‘animations non-stop’.
Sunday 7th Ille-sur-Têt Forum des associationsA chance to find out about sports clubs and groups available in the area.
Tuesday 9th Chapelle des Armées, Amélie-les-Bains Excerpts  from well known operas and sacred music..Hélène Daviaud, soprano dramatique, Zhiling Chen, soprano lyrique, Michel Cazenove, baryton and Le Cheng, ténor accompanied on piano by Maria Del Mar present …..Ave Maria de Gounod, Caccini, Schubert, Saint-Saens …, des oratorios de Haendel, Mozart, Rossini, Diaz … Faust, Le Jongleur de Notre Dame, Didon et Enée, Samson et Dalila, Lakmé…
Wednesday 10th Ermitage Saint Férréol, Céret Classical guitar concert. Les Grands Classiques with Philippe Holmes 
Thursday 11th – Sunday 14th Argelès Festival des Jeux de l’Esprit (board games festival)
12th September – 19th October Perpignan Festival Jazzebre
Series of jazz and world music concerts in Perpignan, and towns around the Pyrénées-Orientales. ‘Musical picnics, debates, musical apéros, films……www.jazzebre.com
Saturday 13th Avenue du Vallespir or Halle des Sports, Amélie Forum des associationsA chance to find out about sports clubs and groups available in the area.
Saturday 13th Prades Forum des associations. A chance to find out about sports clubs and groups available in the area.
Saturday 13th Céret Forum des associationsA chance to find out about sports clubs and groups available in the area. (culture)
Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th  Canet La Ferme à Canet (animals galore)
Tuesday 16th at 20h30 Institut Jean-Vigo, Perpignan Film: La femme aux deux visages (Two Faced Woman). A fashion magazine editor (Melvyn Douglas) marries a ski instructor (Garbo) and the couple settles in New York City. 1941 More info: 04 68 34 09 39
Thursday 18th Ermitage Saint Ferréol, Céret Fête de Saint Ferréol. Religous festival with lunch. Info: 04 68 87 00 53 6h
Messe de l’aube
10h procession autour de l’ermitage suivi de la Grand Messe
12h : Ball d’ofici avec la cobla « Principal del Rossello »
13h : Repas Champêtre
15h30 : Sardanes avec la cobla « Principal del Rossillo » suivi des vêpres
Thursday 18th Salle des mariages, Sorède Club de l’amitié Franco-Anglaise for  people of all ages and levels, giving the opportunity to practice their French/English through taking part in fun activities including cookery classes, culture and sports.
Saturday 20th – Sunday  21st Céret Ronde Cérétane
Challenging marathon through the vineyards and cherry orchards of Céret. Music and entertainment all weekend.
Saturday 20th St André Forum des associations. A chance to find out about sports clubs and groups available in the area.
Sunday 21st Baillestavy Fête de l’Âne Catalan (donkey festival)
Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st Around the region (national) Journees Européennes du Patrimoine
Museums, exhibitions, historical and cultural centres invite you to share the Catalan culture free of charge.
Beware! They are not all free and it is worth checking in advance.  
 
Saturday 20th Céret Lacemakers from all over Catalonia demonstrate and exhibit their wares for sale in the streets.
Sunday 21st at 15h Place Méditerranée, Canet Concert with band ‘Hold Up’
Tuesday 23rd  at 17h Chapelle des Armées, Amélie-les-Bains  Excerpts of the ’greatest hits’ from well known operas..Hélène Daviaud, soprano dramatique, Zhiling Chen, soprano lyrique, Michel Cazenove, baryton and Le Cheng, ténor accompanied on piano by Maria Del Mar present …..Martinezles Cloches de Corneville, La Vie Parisienne, La Chauve- souris, Les Noces de Jeannette, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Valses de Vienne … with well known duos from la Flûte enchantée, Mireille, l’Élixir d’amour… as well as Plaisir d’amour, O sole mio et une zarzuela…….
Saturday 27th Argelès village Gran trobada Gegantera – parade of the giants through the village, music, dancing…..
Saturday 27th at 17h Ermitage Saint Férréol, Céret Choir: Performance by the choir of Déodat de Severac 
Sunday 28th 10h – 17h  Théâtre de la mer, Canet Charity Bike meeting with expo of US vintage cars, Harley bikes, Stands, Pin-up, concerts, food and drink ….in aid of ‘Sesame Autiste’
  Sunday 28th   Saint Michel de Llotes Fête du miel et des Abeilles (honey festival)
Tuesday 30th Institut Jean-Vigo, Perpignan Film L’Etrangleur de Boston (The Boston Strangler). 1968 Based on the true story of the Boston Strangler with Tony Curtis as Albert DeSalvo, the strangler, and Henry Fonda as John S. Bottomly, the chief detective famed for obtaining DeSalvo’s confession
More info: 04 68 34 09 39
     

 

 

 

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