Rehabilitating the local heritage in Thiers

Located in the Valley of the Factories in Thiers (63), the Mondière forges specializing in forging by stamping knife blades, have been at a standstill since 1984. For a few years however, under the impetus of the municipality and the region, this old cutlery is the subject of special attention, aiming to restore the former…

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HELEBOR offers new reception facilities for palliative care

As an extension of the actions realized by the Fonds pour les Soins Palliatifs since 2011, the general interest structure, named HELEBOR in 2021, continues its missions. With the constant objective of improving the quality of life of people in palliative care and their loved ones, the Michelin Foundation supports HELEBOR in its new role…

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BALI – Michelin Corporate Foundation 2021 Grand Prize

The Michelin Corporate Foundation Grand Prize was awarded last weekend for the 21st Rendez-vous du Carnet de Voyage de Clermont-Ferrand to Alessio Defendini (Defe) and Laura Roncallo for BALI at Editions Akinomé. BALI won over the Jury for the great originality of the illustrations, the line of the drawing, the brilliance of the colors, the…

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The 21st Rendez-Vous of travel diaries in Clermont-Ferrand

After a cancelled Rendez-Vous last year due to Covid-19, the public will be able this year to meet again French and foreign carnettists exhibiting their travel diaries at the Polydôme de Clermont-Ferrand from November 19 to 21, 2021. From watercolors to comics, from traditional notebooks to digital and sound notebooks, all styles are represented, making…

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West Encounters East: A Cultural Conversation between Chinese and European Ceramics

The exhibition “Un firmament de porcelaines” presented in 2019 at the National Museum of Asian Arts-Guimet (MNAAG) is currently at the Shanghai Museum until January 16, 2022, in an extended version entitled “West encounters East: A cultural conversation between Chinese and European ceramics”. This enlarged exhibition is the result of collaborative work between several countries…

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Kanako Abe, great guest conductor in Auvergne

After 18 months of health crisis without the possibility of meeting to rehearse, the Orchestre Symphonique des Dômes is resuming rehearsals with famous Japanese conductor Kanako Abe, one of the world’s great conductors. Invited in residence in Clermont-Ferrand by Gilles Raynal, composer and artistic director of the Orchestre Symphonique des Dômes, Kanako Abe has kindly…

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Les Jours de lumière : a small village for a big festival!

With the theme “Faces and landscapes”, the 2021 edition of Les Jours de Lumière festival, which brings together contemporary art and spirituality, returns to Saint-Saturnin (63) with a program rich in varied artistic discoveries! Created more than 20 years ago by the AMOS association, Les Jours de Lumière festival has grown considerably and today it…

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Les Dissonances in Bucharest and Paris

Les Dissonances adventure began in 2004 under the leadership of internationally renowned violinist, David Grimal. This unique orchestra, made up of a collective of committed musicians, explores the musical language in a dialogue constructed between the musicians, without the mediation of a conductor. Everyone’s talents are called upon to the maximum. During the concert, energies…

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Bike Tour 2021

After the launch of its first bike tour in Normandy in August 2020, Correspondances get back on their bikes between 17 and 25 September 2021! With a new team and a new programme, the eleven musicians will travel throughout Normandy on 300 km between La Bec-Hellouin and Balleroy. In a sporty and friendly atmosphere, every…

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Mobiligo is back to school

From the start of the 2021 school year, the Mobiligo educational tool will continue to be deployed in secondary schools as part of preparation for ASSR 1 and 2 (School Road Safety Certificate levels 1 and 2). Designed by the association Prévention Routière to help young college students prepare for the requirements of the compulsory…

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