Lunel: An Espace Feuillade is fuller than ever to welcome the Saints of Provence

Lunel: An Espace Feuillade is fuller than ever to welcome the Saints of Provence

On the evening of Friday, November 24, the La Cocarde Bullfighting Club and the municipality launched the 39th edition of this exhibition redolent of the Christmas holidays.

It is the Espace Louis-Feuillade always full of clay and clay figurines but especially the Luneloises and the Lunelois which, on the evening of Friday, November 24, was transformed into a huge nursery for the opening of the 39H Gallery of Provence sculptures.

Until Saturday, December 23

As host of the event, Sylvette Farneti, president of the La Cocarde Bullfighting Club and organizer of the event that officially begins on November 25 and ends on December 23, presented, in the name of tradition, this event that attracts hundreds of visitors every year. Next to the stands filled with figures created by about twenty saints occupy two rooms in the town hall.

The start of the holiday season

After her welcome speech in front of several elected municipal officials including Corinne Bolleri, Deputy for Culture, District Councilors and Regional Councilors as well as the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Crafts of Hérault, Sylvette Farnette invited the city Mayor Pierre Sogol to the podium for a municipal intervention in which space was set aside and a reminder of the importance of the celebrations Christmas during which nativity scenes and santas held a prominent place in all homes.

To the sounds of the instruments of Li Tambourinaïre de l’Estang de l’Ort, to the sounds of the Vidourle Choir and under the watchful eyes of members of Lou Velout Pescalune, an association that defends local traditions, visitors were invited in the evening to share the opening drink of this event that every year announces the beginning of the season. Holidays.

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The Santon Provence exhibition which can be seen at Espace Louis-Feuillade from 25 November to 23 December: Tuesday to Saturday, from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm to 6pm; Sunday from 10 AM to 12 PM and from 3 PM to 6 PM. Open continuously on Sunday, December 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed on Monday.

Also worth seeing at the same time is the exhibition of colorful animal-like paintings by Amelie Peral, a painter in Aigues-Mortes.

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