The programmers and 50 volunteers of the Nature festival, gathered this Thursday evening, April 14, broke their noses by inviting the Swiss Jonathan Rebouillet. With great success, he has just won a Swiss TV award for his series. Pass me the binoculars. “I was contacted by representatives of TF1 who will come to shoot for their show. Excellent reports , a topic about our festival and about Jonathan Rebouillet, a Swiss naturalist artist who creates incredible origami, an endless tribute to the beauty of nature. And no transport costs, because he assured us that we would arrive by bike! ‘ cheers Philippe Dumarest, President, pleased with the recognition of this event, which attracted more than 4,000 visitors before the Covid crisis.
More than 300 students have already booked places
A 10and an anniversary that promises to be good, with its sponsors, Anne and Eric Lapied, loyal to the festival, who will present their films Lifetime dedicated to Capricorn and marmot clan , for the little ones. Along with sponsored films, the cinema will show about fifteen short and feature films offering to touch nature in all its diversity through sessions and master classes specially designed for schoolchildren. More than 300 of them have already booked places.
“We will also have 26 booths for photographers set up in the town hall and in the bowling alley, who will present their photographs on topics such as landscapes, wildlife, birds, macro photography or travel diaries. What a joy for the eyes with the winners of the international photography competition, which collected 1800 photos,” continues Jacques Rabus, secretary of the association.
A festival where visitors will discover in the Casino about twenty very natural paintings by local amateur artists from the Indigo group, an institution that will also host eight speakers during these three days, who will discuss topics as varied as the pollinating role of the bee, the savage horse or the little-known story of the crow and the fox. The public, who will be able to taste small meals in their catering area, is also invited to participate in workshops, courses and nature outings offered by associations such as the Bird Protection League, the National Forestry Authority, the Conservatory of Natural Spaces, Vert like Terre, the group Tétras Jura and many others, these days illuminate the wonders of nature, located just a stone’s throw from your door or on the other side of the world…
Nature Ain Festival: May 20-22 at City Hall, Bowling, Casino, Novelty Cinema and Social and Cultural Center. Information and program on the Festival-nature-ain.fr website