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FESTIVITIES 2008

 

JANUARY

SHOW: "SAD LORDS"

Bring together humor and music and get real time of laugh and relaxation.

Come and applause this duet on Saturday the 26th at 8:30 p.m at Saint Hilaire municipal hall.

Free Entrance

MARCH

CONTEST: POETRY

Think you are a born poet ? Grab your pen !!!


On Saturday the 29th in the afternoon,
free tour of the abbey, 7:30 p.m Buffet 8€, 8:30 p.m Poetry Reading.
On Sunday the 30th at 10:00 a.m Prize-giving, 12:00 a.m Aperitif, 12:30 Lunch 23€ and showcase.

Information and subscriptions:
Mr Jacques Noël, Phone: +33 (0)4 68 69 48 19

MARCH APRIL

EXHIBITION SALE: OIL PAINTING

The artist: Mireille Fourmont

Early in her life, she was keen on drawing.Then, she studies in reknown art schools.

Later on, she takes part in collective exhibitions in Paris. Her works can be seen in private collections in France and abroad.

Now settled in our area, she invites you to discover her last pictures, inspired by our rich history.

Hours
From 10:00 a.m to 12:00 a.m and from 2:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m in March

From 10:00 a.m to 12:00 a.m and from 2:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m in April


Entrance fee included with the tour.

APRIL

EXHIBITION: PAINTING SCULPTURE POETRY

Amateur and professionnal artists from Saint Hilaire district meet together for the weekend .

On the 11th, 12th and 13th at Saint Hilaire municipal hall.

Free entrance

MAY

MUSIC: BEST OF BRASSENS

The Callipyges Band will play this famous French singer's repertoire.

On Sunday the 17th at 8:30 p.m at Saint Hilaire municipal hall.

Free entrance
Information :+33 (0)4 68 69 48 19

 

Show: POETRY AND SONG

On Sunday the 18th at 3:30 p.m by Roger Christofol who tells us the wine and its origins through poems and songs.

Then at 6:00 p.m show with aperitif and dinner 15€.

Free Entrance
Information : +33 (0)4 68 69 48 19

 

FROM MAY 4TH TO JUNE THE 22TH

EXHIBITION SALE: SCULPTURES AND PAINTINGS

The artists: Simone Malé and José Manzaranes

Workshop proposing modern and figurative creations inspired by world culture.

 

 

 

Hours:
From 10:00 a.m to 12:00 a.m and from 2:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m in May and June


Entrance fee included with the tour.

 

JULY

EXHIBITION SALE: ILLUMINATION AND CALLIGRAPHY

by Saint Luc workshop from Roquefort des Corbières

The abbey welcomes an exhibition proposed by the Department Archives.

This work highlights the world of calligraphy and its technics.

From the theory to the practice...

Moreover, Saint Luc workshop will show you its creations and some reproductions of texts conserved in the Department Archives like Flamenca, written in the 13th century.

Visitors will be able to try this art on their own , helped by a calligraphy teacher.

Hours
From 10:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m

Exceptionnaly in August, Saint Luc workshop will reveal its illuminations.

Entrance fee included with the tour.

 

CONCERT: FUGUE EN AUDE ROMANE FESTIVAL

As every year a concert will take place in Saint Hilaire abbey church (classical music).

Coming up more information ...

 

THEATER: NAVA FESTIVAL (Aude Valley New Dramaturgists)

Play in the heart of the cloister by night.

Reknown actors from Drama Academy of Paris on stage under the stars in the lovely setting of the abbey .

Coming up more information...

CONCERT: CHORUS GUILLEM OF CABESTANY

On Sunday the 27th of July in Saint Hilaire Church, we'll glad to welcome the chorus Guillem of Cabestany.
Come and walk on the steps of Master Of Cabestany, anonymous and itinerant artist in the 12th century.

If you want to listen to a track from its repertoire, click on the link: Guillem of Cabestany

Free entrance

Coming up more information...

AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER

POETRY: "BEHIND THE MASK"

The artist: Jacques Noël

What's hidden behind the mask?
This is a feeling leading to several feelings like anguish or tempers...

Local poet, Mister Noël lightens these masks to the truth.

Hours
From 10:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m in August

From 10:00 a.m to 12:00 a.m and from 2:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m in September and October

Entrance fee included with the tour.

 

CAUTION: The poems and plays are in french only

For further information,
Evelyne et Fabien +33 (0)4 68 69 62 76