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BACK TO HIGHLIGHTS
Yesterday, the festivities continued after dark with the first Gourmet evening. Already numerous during the day, visitors were also there to take advantage of the multiple gourmet food stands open until 11 p.m.
Today, for this first Saturday of the Fair, the Fanfare greeted in melodies the visitors who flocked to the doors from the opening, impatient to discover the novelties of this 96th edition, including the new space “The Auto makes its show. “. Throughout the day, the music continues to guide the footsteps of the public thanks to the talented artists who follow one another on the Musical Stage …
100% Rock Expo
Imagined in collaboration with the Château de la Buzine, the exhibition devoted to rock’n’roll presents cult objects and moments of rock in the form of an alphabet book. At the end of the tour going back over six decades of the history of “rock music”, visitors can participate
in a competition game.
Roche Immersion Workshops
A rock-themed “treasure hunt” with clues hidden throughout the Fair, in order to find lost instruments. quiz “questions for a rocker” to test his knowledge, and for those who wish, the competition “The Look of the Fair” will elect the most rock outfit.
Room 3 – 10 a.m. / 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. / 4.30 p.m.
Workshops “creation of a tipi tent” with recycled materials
Offered to children by the Réserve des Arts, this workshop takes young people into account in the circular economy.
Practical information – Kindergarten: daycare and activities
The Kindergarten welcomes juniors on weekends and Wednesdays. Children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult; for older children, a team of professionals organizes activities and diving workshops to keep them entertained. Congress Palace
FOCUS ON LOCAL PRODUCTS – HALL 1
ARMAGNAC VINTAGES LA BEROJE
All of Château de la Béroje’s eaux-de-vie come mainly from the estate’s vines, distilled and aged in the estate’s cellar. Bas-Armagnac is the most popular appellation and the main production region of Armagnac. Its rich, smooth, fruity eaux-de-vie are the most complex and finest in the vineyard.
For 5 generations, the family confectionery of Allauch has developed specialties of yesteryear: nougats, calissons, chiques and suce-honeys in the pure Provençal tradition. The Moulin Bleu is the passion of a family that loves to welcome and share a gourmet break with its visitors.
CONFECTIONERY OF OLDER
The Aix-en-Provence-based company makes “old-fashioned sweets” from local products. Among the best-sellers is the calisson, for which the organic melon from Provence is candied on site. Gourmets will also taste dragees, coated in chocolate and coated in caramel. A 100% gentle break.
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DANCE OF THE BUTINEUSES
Meeting with a beekeeper, producer harvesting Honeys on Manosque since 2006. The hives move according to the flowering of the flowers to harvest the best Honeys: Acacia, Lavender, Savory, Thyme, White Heather, Garrigue, Rosemary, Chestnut, Forest, Sapin .. To discover: a sweet and delicious Mead!
The Sting 18 company offers quality French artisanal products, always accompanied by innovative or surprising packaging. At the Fair, presentation of a collection of organic craft beers (white, blonde and amber) which includes works graffiti voluntarily by the artist Vëki Graff and of which part of the profits from sales will be returned to the nursing staff. Tomorrow, the artist Vëki Graff will be present for a signing session of reproductions of the works he has graffiti and featuring Professor Didier Raoult.
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© Gérald Géronimi