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L'autre festival (DLH)

Capdenac Gare 

Capdenac-Gare ( 22, 23 and 24 of may 2015 )
A festival with a difference, an experience to touch and taste.

Dedicated to street arts this festival has become a reference. Finishing touches are brought to art projects during workshops and sessions in residence which reflect the season’s work.
What better opportunity to share in the artist’s creation ?
Not only to see it happen but maybe also to take part in the performance....a unique experience.

Nationally and internationally famous artists, up and coming troupes, regional artists : everyone has an opportunity to leave their mark on the scene.

LINK TO FESTIVAL WEBSITE :  www.derriere-le-hublot.fr
CONTACT: Association Derrière Le Hublot / 72 avenue Albert Thomas / 12700 Capdenac/ 05 65 64 70 07

Festival of Theatre / Olivier Desbordes

Figeac (from 22 july to 4 of august 2015)
Venture into the theatre

The key word for this festival is “accessible”. The theatre, so often considered elitist, is here for all to share.


A journey into Africa along the river Lot.
Cajarc ( from 23 to 26 of july 2015)

What’s happening in the Lot valley ? Djembé drums, singing, ... it’s Africajarc that has taken over Cajarc. Four days of festivities which bring together musicians, authors, artists and actors who all share a common love of African culture. A time of exchange and contact between two worlds full of the promise of humanity’s shared artistic talent.
Artists such as Salif KeÏta and Alpha Blondy come back to enjoy the fraternal atmosphere of shared talent.

LINK TO FESTIVAL WEBSITE : www.africajarc.com
CONTACT : www.africajarc.com/contact.php

Festival of music "Autour des Cordes"

From 6 to 20 of August 2015

Reconciling nature of concerts to satisfy the most demanding music lovers, and user-friendly musical evenings in the villages around Figeac our Festival "String Around" (from August 6 to 20), more than an internship and a music festival called classic, it's a convivial international high-quality artists for passionate music lovers ... 
Internships and Master-Class Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Chamber Music, and "Strings, Playground," Concerts in castles and churches in the country of Figeac with Orchestra and Chorus, chamber music, recitals, etc. ...
If some prestigious festivals today embody the reputation of the cities that they were born, is the culmination of a success they have managed to build and deserve. Some solid choices are the credo on which the "Rencontres Musicales de Figeac" based their work:
- Emphasis on musical practice and especially of the strings,
- The development, by beautiful concerts, public or private rich architectural heritage of the Country of Figeac,
- A team where the requirement is the rule. Finally, local as much as the European dimension rooting "Rencontres Musicales de Figeac" are key components that synergy is, year after year, a success that is confirmed.

Comic Strip Fair – “La B D prend l’air”

Cajarc (September 2015)

During one weekend, fans of the comic strip meet in Cajarc
The opportunity to have your book autographed, to visit original exhibitions, the bookshop, the children’s area. The public can vote for the “The golden Saffron” awarded to their favourite author.

LINK TO FESTIVAL WEBSITE : www.labdprendlair.net
CONTACT : www.labdprendlair.net/cajarcbd_data/contact.htm

Saffron Festival

Cajarc (from 2 to 25 of october 2015)

During the week preceding this festival, visits to the saffron farms are organised.
Saffron is given place of honour for one weekend.
This event allows saffron growers to present and sell their products.
Amongst the delicacies that await you : jams, honey, cheeses .....
The best-known chefs in the Lot department also organise their Saffron menu.