The Ministry of Culture is organizing the next edition of the Rendez-vous aux jardins, Friday, June 2 (a day dedicated more specifically to school students), Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4, on the theme «the music of the garden».

This theme evokes the sound environment of the gardens: songs of birds, cries of animals, tumult of the waters, murmur of the wind, rustle of plants, etc. Contemporary sound installations and the practice of concerts performed in music kiosks and gardens will also be featured.

This edition offers a unique opportunity to discover or rediscover the art of gardens that open their doors to share thousands of cultural and educational animations with demonstrations, concerts, shows, exhibitions, night openings..

For example, on Friday, June 2, at the Jardin botanique Dominique-Alexandre Godron, the children of the Nancy schools will discover the sounds and sounds of a natural space in the city, guided by Debussy’s music to recreate a forest world from sound objects and will garden in music. Visitors can also stroll through the Cornillé Wood Park in Brittany where Bühler and André, XIX landscape designerse have designed a vast area distinguished by the remarkable garden label and inscribed as historical monuments, or even offer a musical break during a recital given by the harpist Catherine Baudichet

The purpose of these three days is to invite the public to explore the richness and variety of parks and gardens, to encourage exchanges between visitors and garden stakeholders (owners, gardeners, landscapers, botanists, etc.) and to enhance the many actions implemented to study, conserve, restore, create gardens, transmit knowledge and know-how

At the European level, more than twenty other countries will participate in this event: Andorra, Belgium, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, the Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Switzerland.

This event is organized by the Ministry of Culture and implemented by the regional directorates of cultural affairs, in collaboration with the Centre des monuments nationaux, the Comité des Parcs et Jardins de France, the association Vieilles Maisons françaises, the Historical House, the network of Cities and Countries of art and history

The event benefits from numerous private, media and institutional partnerships: Val'hor, RATP, L'AMF (association des Maires de France), L'Ami des jardins, le Figaro, Arte, Gulli, Sciences et Vie TV, France Télévisions, France Médias Monde, Autoroute info 107.7, Radio Vinci Autoroute 107.7, Radio Sanef 107.7, Groupe Sanef, Phenix Stories, Insert, Gerbeaud, the association of journalists of gardens and horticulture (AJJH), as well as many local authorities.



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