From spring to autumn, the Berry abound in music festivals, celebrating Chopin to Tchaikovsky and Liszt. The festival programmes are rich and varied, designed and produced to take the audience deep into the heart of the world’s best-loved classical music.

Musical Summer at Noirlac In the superb Cistercian abbey, a spiritually vibrant festival.

The Festival of Boucard 30 years on and still providing sheer pleasure in the barn of this medieval château.

The Romanesque Churches Festival Impromptu and authentic, a string of concerts with irresistible acoustic qualities.

«Les Très Riches Heures» of Organ in the Berry For 11 years now Bourges cathedral has played host to the masters of this fabulous instrument.

Nohant Festival A unique international festival that celebrates the complete works of Frederic Chopin. Many of them where composed in Nohant, by the side of George Sand. The pieces will be performed both on a period and contemporary piano.

Musical Encounters at the Abbey of Prée An initiative of the musicians in residence, works of classical and contemporary chamber music.

The Gargilesse International Harp Festival The beautiful Romanesque church at Gargilesse is home each year to the harp festival

Lisztomanias A packed programme of meetings, schools of music, impromptu performances and concerts – all in homage to Liszt, the grand master of romantic music.

Festival de la Voix Each year, Châteauroux plays host to choral song and takes on an international outlook with artists from all over Europe.

August in music at Ainay-le-Vieil Château: From jazz to chamber music, the festival is a friendly moment around the wonderful chateau Ainay - le -Vieil, one of the steps of the famous Jacques Coeur.


Printemps de Bourges Every French song has been sung in Bourges and a lot of new talent discovered. In thirty years, the Printemps de Bourges has become a real institution. Today it is one of the most important festivals of French and European song.

International Gathering of Luthiers This festival is the unmissable date for all lovers of instruments and traditional music. During the day, the visitor can enjoy the Ars Château Park and visit some 130 stringed instrument makers’ stands on display and listen to the many different types of music. As night falls, the stage is home to an international performance. Specially constructed wooden floors around the château resonate with the sound of dancing

DARC Festival DARC – an acronym for Dance, Art, Rhythm and Creation – attracts hundred of participants from the whole world and thousands of enthusiastic spectators each year. This event allies dance workshops for every level with public concerts.

Fête des Moutats

WhenSunday, Jul 27, 2014

WhereViplaix, France (map)


Organisée par l’association Vivre à Viplaix.

Brocante sans réservation : 1 € le mètre

Diverses animations tout au long de la journée

Balades en calèche

Buvette et restauration

Festovillage - Nohant Vic

The village of Nohant be invested by Gâs Berry and their guests: concert, dance, singing, theater, musical evocation illustrated in the 1914 war, walk around the village, parade and dances throughout the village: Show "made its Toine circus "Duo TTC Châteauroux Brass Band Bandabéro. 
Animations on the place and balls to 22h: free. Meals and light snacks provided by the Association of Alumni of Nohant-Vic

Moustival Vendoeuvres

This year the association organizes Rockenberry only dug into the talents of the festival area to cook up a programming as usual comes two days in two environments. No big headline but anchored in the soil that will allow you to taste the different sounds that vibrate right next to you vintage. A bunch of eclectic music festival in a human scale, without moderation. 
the program on Friday: One + one (stones collection), thieves and swing Foxes Bats. Saturday: Hacride (dirty water) and Burning Heads (politics madness). Stands, exhibition, catering and refreshment bar.

La fête des Grattons

Chateaumeillant Saturday 6th September

At Chateaumeillant Fete des Grattons continues this Sunday with the great procession start at 15 hours.

The underwater world is the theme of the parade in 2012 for which five tanks and four bands are expected. Other events will punctuate the day. Early dawn, junk dealers plant their stalls Place du Champ-de-fair for unpacking and will continue until late afternoon.

At 21 hours, 
the chariots leave for night

The traditional picnic will be held at noon in the large main street.

The ride will start at 15 hours. It should be completed by 19 hours. But from 21 hours, the chariots will cross again the streets of the town, at night this time.Another issue is that the festival committee, organizer of this festive weekend, will offer a raffle throughout the day at the village hall.

The café of the town will play the game by proposing menus circumstance.In addition, a dance is scheduled from 19hrs at the corner bar. Again a tradition to which one may subscribe to a late hour.

The festival also continues Monday

Tomorrow, the Grand Prix Cycliste eponymous close this 2012 edition of Grattons. Considered the oldest test of Cher, this particular race was won by Roger Walkoviak in 1955, nine months before he won the Tour de France.

Aimed at young people: the fun fair market square and its many rides that will work until Monday night.

Practical. Today: flea market square Champs de Fair 6-17hrs picnic at noon in the main street, dancing in the bar angle from 19 hours

Brocante ( Flea Market) St Sévére Sur Indre

Sunday 14th September

The annual flea market is throughout the streets of the village of St Sévére . It is open all day

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