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Les Vendredis de Die

From the 24th July to the 14th August 2015 - Die

Fridays in Die - Every Friday evening during the summer, the streets and squares of the town are animated with concerts, artist and craft markets – enabling you to have a great evening with family or friends…

Festival Arts et Vigne

From the 2nd to the 9th August 2015 - Châtillon-en-Diois

Art and Vine festival* - For one week the medieval village is transformed into a ‘village-gallery’. Artists and craftsmen and exhibit in former sheepfolds and cellars in village houses: paintings, sculptures, pottery, photographs… This event begins with by the ‘Fête de la Vigne et du Vin’ and, throughout the week: A medieval day, musical nights lit-up with torches, children’s shows and concerts...
Not to be missed: the illuminating of the vineyards and the cabanons during a musical and gourmet walk! 

http://chatillonartsetvigne.free.fr

Festival Blue Motte Jazz

The 3rd and the 4th August 2015 - La Motte Chalancon

Building on the success of last year’s first edition, the 2015 festival will be expanted on two days. Created by a group of jazz fan friends. Welcome in this beautiful location : ruins of an old castle as an authentic « Théâtre de Verdure », timeless, under the stars. Discover different styles of jazz accessible to all.

Rock on the l'Oule

5th August 2015 -Plan d'eau du Pas des Ondes - Cornillon sur l'Oule

Rock on the l’Oule / The 20th anniversary of the Festival - The recipe: take a naturally magnificent landscape: the beaches of the « Pas des Ondes » lake, lost in the middle of the mountains. Add a popular festival where the whole family is present, livened up by the most imaginative music of the moment. Stir up different cultures, generations, social and geographical origins and you will obtain an original current-music festival with an eclectic and popular artistic line-up.

www.rockontheloule.org

Rencontres Astrociel

From the 8th to the 23rd August 2015 - Valdrôme (resort)

Astrociel – star party - The French Astrological society invites you to the biggest European star party, on an exceptional site, situated 1400 m above the ground, several kilometers away from any light pollution ! For one day, two days, or one, two or even three weeks, you can come to conferences, day workshops, night workshops, (« astro-tests» deep sky, drawing, acquiring CCD images)… and go on a voyage to the stars!

 

www.saf-lastronomie.com 

Festival des Airs de rue

The 14th and the 15th August 2015 - Saint Nazaire le Désert

 

Festival des Airs de Rue - Put your seatbelts on and go and lose yourself in the desert of Saint Nazaire for an oasis of colours and acrobatics! Over time, on the street corners, you will find activities in the afternoon and in the evening a concert in the village square. Enough activities to savour a beautiful summer’s day! And it’s free!

 

Fête aux Plantes Rares

Sunday 13th September 2015 - Châtillon-en-Diois

Rare plant festival - More than twenty exhibitors, all producers, show their specialities: cactacea and succulant plants, sedums, carnivorous plants, old varieties of vegetable, medicinal and fruit plants, vivacious plants, grasses, roses, a collection of maples from Japan... It’s also the opportunity to discover all sorts of natural products for your health and well-being, edible plants, cordials, herbal teas....

Festival Est-Ouest

From the 24th to the 28th September 2015 - Die

East-West Festival -The Festival is going ahead through northern Europe inviting a Baltic country, Estonia. A space is offered to the invited writers, talking spaces, reflexion, exchange with the public through different forms of mediation : literary meetings, debates or readings. Two arts will be highlighted : literature and cinema…

www.est-ouest.com 

Cyclosportive - La Drômoise

Sunday 20th September 2015 - Pays Diois

‘Dromoise’ cycling event - With its 98 pass roads and a variety of landscapes, the Drome is a true paradise for cycling amateurs. This will once again be proven in September by the organisation of the cycling event the ‘Dromoise’. Two time trial for sporty ones : 119 and 147 km. For softer ones, two routes of 59 and 70 km. For families, the « special one » of 23 km, free for kids. So saddle up !

www.cyclodromoise.com 

Journées Européennes du Patrimoine

19th & 20th September 2015 - Pays Diois

European Heritage Days : go to discover historic monuments and Pays Diois hidden treasures : Roman mosaic, Chinese-style design living room, abbey, temples, villages, museum… National thematic of the year : « 21st century heritage », a few surprises in store…

http://www.journeesdupatrimoine.culture.fr/