September 2021 in the rearview mirror of Infos Dijon: from the Color Campus race to the Miss Burgundy election.
On September 2, the official installation ceremony of Pauline Rossignol takes place at the Dijon remand center. She took up her post as director in August 2020. Her first concern was to limit the circulation of the coronavirus inside the penitentiary (read our article).
On September 2, 265,000 pupils represent the way of the courses in the academy of Dijon while wearing a protective mask. At the Alsace school, in the Fontaine d’Ouche district in Dijon, a visit from the rector and the mayor of Dijon highlights the importance of resuming face-to-face lessons.
On September 2, François Sauvadet (LCOP), president of the departmental council of Côte-d’Or, went to the Jean Rostand college in Quetigny and announced that he wanted to increase the share of local products in school meals to 84%, of which 28% organic (read our article).
On September 2, Michel Neugnot (PS), first vice-president of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté regional council, went to the Lycée de la Céramique in Longchamp. Principal Bénédicte Vernet presents the 3D printers acquired with funding from the Region (read our article).
On September 3, Vincent Thomas, president of the University of Burgundy, presents the novelties of the new school year, including the opening of the Le Cortex university library which is located at the top of the Érasme esplanade. The building was renovated with the support of France Relance (find our report).
On September 5, the Dijon Vélotour is back, bringing together nearly 5,000 participants. New types of bikes appear on the route of this unusual event, such as vélocargos (read our article).
On September 5, the launch of the Festival of Ecological Solutions takes place at the Péniche Cancale in Dijon. Until September 12, it encourages citizens to share actions that can be integrated into daily life (read our article).
On September 13, Adrien Taquet, Secretary of State for Children, came to Dijon to sign a contract with François Sauvadet (LCOP), president of the departmental council of Côte-d’Or. A budget of 6.04 million euros will make it possible to develop, on the one hand, a response structure focused on mental health and, on the other hand, measures to prevent social risk (read our article).
On September 15, a vaccination center opened in the Portes du Sud shopping mall in Chenôve. It takes place in the old shop of an optician.
On September 17, the hunters give voice and sound the horn in front of the prefecture of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region, in Dijon. They deplore “a relentlessness on the hunts in general” (read our article).
On September 18, the ONF celebrates ten years since the creation of the Val Suzon regional nature reserve, the largest in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, and warns of the forest which is suffering in the context of climate change (read our article).
On September 18, the Jeunes Avec Macron are deploying on the Dijon campus of the University of Burgundy the campaign to support the President of the Republic inspired by Netflix videos, the American platform of (read our article).
On September 21, Nathalie Koenders (PS), first deputy mayor of Dijon, godmother of the 2021 university class. Vincent Thomas, president of the university, welcomes the new godmother to the Atheneum for an official ceremony accompanied by a presentation of the book “Three centuries of university in Burgundy” preparing the tercentenary of the institution in 2022 (read our article).
On September 22, Fabien Sudry, prefect of Côte-d’Or, went overnight to the Fontaine d’Ouche district, a few days after a shooting targeted a business (read our article). While residents claim their right to tranquility, the prefect thus multiplies out-of-town meetings with citizens.
On September 23, the University Sports Association of Burgundy STAPS brings together nearly 3,000 students on the Dijon campus of the University of Burgundy for the Color Campus race (find our report).
On September 24, the solemn hearing for the installation of the new prosecutor of the Republic of Dijon takes place at the Judicial City. Olivier Caracotch presents his justice priorities (read our article).
On September 24, Mulot & Petitjean, a famous Dijon gingerbread factory, celebrates its 225th anniversary (read our article).
On September 26, Chloé Galissi is designated Miss Burgundy 2021 during the show which takes place in Chevigny-Saint-Sauveur. The candidate is from Saône-et-Loire, a department which trusts four out of five scarves (find our report). During the Miss France show, Chloé Galissi will be eliminated in the first round but will receive the Miss France 2022 model prize.