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The newsletter In Geneva In English presents cultural activities that can be enjoyed by English-speakers without any knowledge of French.

February 2017, issue #38


Festival Antigel 2017

Festival Antigel will continue its exploration with a 24-day artistic journey through 22 municipalities featuring 104 shows spread across 35 venues.Kronos Quartet, Moderat, Jan Martens, The Notwist and The Dandy Warhols will all take part in the adventure.

Until 19 February 2017

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© Pablo Lavalley

Valentine Dance
DJ Petit Piment and Les Diplomates

Temperature will rise at the MEG during the Valentine's day ball organized in collaboration with Cap Loisirs!
Festivities will begin at 8.30pm with DJ Petit Piment, famous in Ivory Coast for his coupé-décalé and unrestrained rythms.

At 10.30pm, you will embark on a journey with the duo Les Diplomates through the Havana, the West Indies and rhythms of Africa for a most groovy and hot night. Wax your shoes, because tonight you are dancing!

Friday 10 February, from 8.30pm

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© Cap Loisirs, E. Hamouda, J. Oates, J. Bolivar, S. Alegria, A. Ribeiro

Concerts du dimanche
Ensemble Cantatio

Henry Purcell
King Arthur

King Arthur, one of Henry Purcell's best-known plays, is classified as a semi-opera, a hybrid genre between theater and opera that was very fashionable in the 17th century. It is the story of King Arthur and the enchanting Merlin who try to take the beautiful Emmeline back to the King Oswald.
An irresistible concert to see at the Victoria Hall.

Sunday 28 February, 5pm

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© Jean-Marc Humm

City of Geneva Museums

The City of Geneva has just published a new issue for January to June 2017, both in French and English, of the main exhibitions taking place in the city of Calvin. It covers the major museums and cultural centers, and is free to download.

Don't miss this year special events: the 50th anniversary of the Natural History Museum in Malagnou,and the Conservatory and Botanical Gardens' 200th jubilee!

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© Trivialmass


Petits Rendez-vous
Every first Sunday of the month at 11:15am, MAMCO offers a « Petit Rendez-vous » for children aged from 5 to 10 accompanied by an adult. These 45-minute guided tours are filled with fun and interactive ways to discover contemporary art.

Next Rendez-vous : Sunday, February 5, 2017
No registration required

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