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Lot: Our Favorites to Go Out to This Weekend

Cinema, hot air balloons, concerts, artistic installation, nature … many animations are planned this weekend of 28th, 29th and 30th September 2018 in the Lot. Our selection.

Installation of fire in Faycelles

The first meeting of Behind the Hublot takes place with the company Carabosse, a team that has no equal to transform spaces with its fire installations. It also has the distinction of presenting its work as much in urban areas in the world capitals, as on a smaller scale in natural spaces. And it will transform the place of Faycelles town hall for an evening glowing with fire and flames that will make the atmosphere magical, which will cause astonishment, wonder, contemplation … Do not miss it!

Stroll-show on 3 km of the Cliffs Trail, section of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela classified World Heritage by Unesco.

Friday, September 28, 2018 from 20 h place of the town hall of Faycelles.Tous public to share with family, continuously for 3 hours, free. Closed shoes advised.

Discovering a rare bird in Lalbenque

As part of a program related to farming, the LPO Lot wants to discover the screaming Oedicnemus, an atypical bird of the Causses. The size of a small hen, this bird with long legs and big yellow eyes is very discreet during the day. However, when night comes, he utters loud, loud shouts, hence his “screaming” name. It is present on vast areas of low vegetation, such as grazed fields, young crops or dry lawns well represented in the causses.

Today, the screaming Oedicnemus struggles to find a habitat that suits him. The environments he loves close and insects, his favorite prey, are becoming increasingly rare. Today, it is difficult to know the size of its population in the Lot.

Friday, September 28, 2018 from 7 pm to 9 pm at Lalbenque. Go to the pond at Marcenac (Lalbenque) at 7 pm for a carpool to the observation point. Released from 7 pm to 9 pm Rens. LPO Lo at 05 65 22 28 12.

Acoustic techno concert in Cahors

With 6 albums, 4 clips and 500 concerts under their belt, the Hilight Tribe innovates in an electro-instrumental sound where guitar, bass, drums, voices congas, djembe, didgeridoo and other percussions or string instruments from around the world merge. . On stage, the Tribe deploys an energy boosted to create an osmosis between musicians and audience, rhythm and dance, futuristic sounds and tribal cadences, all boosted by a powerful “kick-bass”. Forerunners of a style that has become a musical trend, the Hilight Tribe invite to a journey beyond time and space.

They will be preceded by Yélé in the first part, a trio unique and atypical without artifices, delivering a relentless groove. With 3 multi-instrumentalist musicians: Losso Keïta (vocals, N’goni, percussions) from Burkina Faso, Dutch Eliah Jasper (didjeridoo, flute) and French Manu Trezaud (electric guitar).

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 9 pm at the Cahors Docks. Rates from 18 to 20 €. Ticketing des Docks, open from Tuesday to Saturday 14h-18h and in the Digitik, Ticket Master and France Billet networks. Rens. www.lesdocks-cahors.fr or 05 65 24 13 60.

Polyphonic singing concert in Gourdon

The vocal ensemble “Remedy of Fortune”, based in Paris and Madrid, will sing the “Missa quasi corsa”.

This Mass in Latin dedicated to St. Therese of Lisieux was composed by Frank Hartmann and is a tribute to Corsican singing, characterized in particular by its ornamentation and polyphonic structure with 3 voices.

The members of this ensemble, 3 men and 3 women, come from varied and complementary musical worlds (traditional Spanish music, opera singing, classical music, jazz and pop).



They were trained in Georgian, Corsican and Bulgarian polyphonies and meet regularly to give concerts, either of the Missa quasi corsa, or of the Machaut Mass, or a program of Mediterranean polyphonies.

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 8:30 pm at the St-Pierre church in Gourdon. Duration 1 h. Participation in the hat.

Festival “Terre d’ailleurs” in Figeac

The Carrefour association of Sciences and Arts organizes from 27 to 29  September 2018 the festival “Terres d’ailleurs”. For the first year, the festival takes place in Figeac and Decazeville (12). This festival allows the general public to meet scientific explorers who travel the world. Several of them will be present during the three days of the festival, which takes place at L’Astrolabe de Figeac.

Program in Figeac: Saturday  29 at 11 am, photographic projection in the heart of the oceans with Joe Bunni, photographer diver (free); Saturday  29 at 8:30 pm, screening of the documentary “A Polar Year”, a Samuel Collardey film (4 €); Saturday  29from 14h to 18h, video workshop with Evrard Wendenbaum for training in outdoor shooting (beginners and confirmed, € 50, reservations 05 65 34 24 78).

Program in Decazeville at the Yves Roques space: Friday 28th at 8.30 pm, screening of the documentary “Madagascar, Makay earth expedition” (free); Saturday 29 , photographic projection “The forgotten island of Patagonia” in the presence of Joel Trémoulet, speleologist; Saturday 29th , introduction to drawing with Aurélie Calmet from 2 pm to 4 pm (free of charge, by registering on 05 65 43 90 86.

Full program on http://www.astrolabe-grand-figeac.fr /; www.carrefour-sciences-arts.org

Hot air ballons of Rocamadour

For 33 years, the last weekend of September, the hot air balloons of Rocamadour offer a breathtaking show between heaven and earth!

Appeared in 1782 thanks to the Montgolfier brothers, the ballooning has been making us dream for more than 200 years. Because who has ever imagined traveling in the air? A unique sensation of sweetness, silence and wonder. Moments of dreams and emotions Whether you are a spectator or an actor, the Montgolfière provides an incredible sensation: when one climbs to the verticality of our beautiful Marian City, when one touches the rocks, the treetops, the crazy grass of the Causse, the morning mist when watching the animals frolic. Ballooning is a unique, intense experience … an amazing trip! Taking altitude gives us moments of dreams, emotions that we share, together, pilots and passengers.

Marvel at the endless ballet of multicolored balloons … And these breathtaking landscapes …

The 30 balloons will be ready for flight on Saturday and Sunday at 8 am and 5 pm in the Alzou canyon.

On Sunday, the city will offer many other activities throughout the day. With a flea market from 8 am to 5 pm place des écoles, a kite making workshop from 10 am to 5 pm route of the castle, the kite show from 4 pm to 5 pm on the take-off ground of the canyon of Alzou and musical entertainment esplanade Michelet.

Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September 2018 in the Alzou Canyon at the foot of Rocamadour. Entrance and free parking.

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