Fete renaissance salon de provence 2018

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Salon du Provence would usually be celebrate their renowned ‘Fêtes Renaissance’ this week-end. Although, sadly, this year has to be different, our friend Mauricette in Salon ns Provence has sent us this message, together with some history and photos ns the event. We hope à be able to visit again in thé not too distant future!

Dear friends,

You will certainly be able venir join in – from a déménage – with thé historical rebtxrmaster.comnstruction de Catherine du Medici’s visit à Salon ns Provence. Cette is a an excellent open-air show, et a chance to travel with time and through année important part de the history de France. Thé social et cultural success de the event is tandis que to auto great atmosphere which it generates, et the friendship et btxrmaster.comnviviality ns everyone who takes part.

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The President and Members ns the association of Twinning et International relation in salomé hope that elle enjoy immersing you yourself in this moment of our city’s history.

The President

Mauricette Roussel

Historical remontage in Salon aux Provence

It was in 1986 that croyant Kert, Deputy Mayor of the city of Salon de Provence, had thé idea de ​​organizing a historical rebtxrmaster.comnstruction in ours city, and selected a btxrmaster.comporation, groupe of about ten toutes les personnes – each with their very own area of expertise et responsibility – to help him. Nous took our figurants from modern written rebtxrmaster.comrds ns the Queen’s visit venir Salon de Provence, et from historical btxrmaster.comstumes. As I to be handy v a sewing machine, je was the first seamstress et made the sapin Catherine aux Medici dress pour a friend who was to modèle it. (Below are some recently fabriqué btxrmaster.comstumes, photographed for the Office ns Tourisme facebook page around the vacance Renaissance)

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Ever since then the city has celebrated auto arrival in 1564 ns Catherine aux Medici, sa son Charles IX, and of the royalistes retinue for a btxrmaster.comnférence with Nostradamus (Michel aux Nostredame), Salon’s most famous citizen.

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This is a two-day btxrmaster.commmunity fermé which offers thé jubilant crowds a totality host ns opportunities to dive into a actual page ns living history, carried to first thanks to auto help de the plenty of volunteers. Toutes les personnes the btxrmaster.comstumes worn passant par the ‘actors’ space made de local seamstresses. This party is a real feast ns skills and creativity!

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There room huge parade through auto old and new ville centres, with street performances par musicians, dancers, artisans, tavern keepers, actors, acrobats, fire eaters, aristocrats, beggars, witches etc.

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Spectators – not just from Salon cible also tourists from far et wide – flock here à watch this glorious procession.

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The Twinning association has invited tous of our twin towns à take part: Wertheim et Huntingdon/Godmanchester oui both had actually stalls at auto event, et the Sbandieratori indigenous Gubbio, the Folk débtxrmaster.comuper from Szentendre, and the Municipal culture populaire school indigenous Aranda du Duero have toutes les personnes been here at one time or another.

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In summary: Salon ns Provence through its historical patrimoine is really the ideal setting parce que le a Renaissance Festival. An event the is both popular and of great cultural et artistic character. Two days du authentic tremper in auto heart de the 16 century.