NÎMES The diary of events from January 21 to 23, 2022

Don’t know what to do this weekend? It’s time to get out! Gard objective offers you a selection of events in the territory of Nîmes. (Subject to cancellation

“Travels in harmony” – From Monday 10 to Friday 28 January – Nîmes

Exhibition “Voyages enharmonie” by Véronique Jullian, painter, and Richard Granado, sculptor.

These two artists offer an exhibition that refers to their various trips and stays, mainly in Asia. Both formed by a long apprenticeship transmitted by their respective masters, they seek in their creations above all harmony, this ancestral oriental wisdom, which they wish to share through their art. The places where they were trained and the places where they live today are temporal and territorial spaces allowing them to offer a contemporary artistic contribution referring to these thousand-year-old Asian traditions but also to our own individual life paths.

Open Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

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House of the Region – 3 place des Arènes – Nîmes

“Festival of the Hemispheres” – From Tuesday January 11 to Saturday February 5 – Nîmes

For this 11th edition of the Festival des Hémisphères, the Association of former students of the Conservatory of Nîmes, in partnership with the Carré d’Art library, invites you to have a good time on the café terraces or in friendly bistros.

Free and free entry within the limit of available places and in compliance with health instructions.

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Carré d’Art – Place de la Maison Carrée, 30000 Nîmes

“Flamenco Festival” – From Thursday January 13 to Saturday January 22 – Nîmes

An unmissable annual event, the flamenco festival of Nîmes celebrates its 32nd edition, from Thursday 13 to Saturday 22 January 2022. Internationally renowned artists, conferences, screenings, meetings, exhibitions… Many appointments to share in the heart of winter.

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Information & reservations

1, place de la Calade – 30000 Nimes

“Literary Adventures” – Saturday January 22 – Marguerittes

New literary adventure organized by the municipal office of culture with as guest: the author Thierry Chambon. School director for 17 years, in Aubord, Thierry Chambon offers with “From the other side of the table”, the slices of an elementary school life revisited with a humorous sauce.

Reservation recommended on 04 66 75 22 56. 10 a.m. to médiathèque Simone Veil. 4 rue de la Travette – Marguerittes

“Archery tournaments” – From Friday January 21 to Sunday January 23 – Nîmes

From January 21 to 23, 2022, the best international archers meet at Parnassus to try to win the Nîmes stage of the world indoor circuit (free entry). The 2021 edition having been damaged by the pandemic, this new edition, still organized by the Arc Club of Nîmes, looks more beautiful than ever. More than 35 countries represented for a thousand participants, the “Nîmes archery tournament” is today the biggest archery tournament organized in Europe.

For three days, nearly 4,000 spectators will attend tournaments divided into four categories. On Friday and Saturday, the Men’s/Women’s/Olympic Bow/Compound Bow categories will compete in qualifying tournaments to be among the 32 selected for the Sunday afternoon final. On Sunday morning, it’s the turn of the under-21s to try their luck to be in the top 16 this time. Enthusiasts of the discipline or the curious can also go to the partner village of the Parc Expo to discover the latest innovations in terms of equipment and sports equipment. The Estanque bowling alley will receive the archers for their training. A long weekend, rich in emotion and suspense, which promises a great final on Sunday afternoon and which will see the best in each category reach the final stage in Las Vegas, on February 5th. Enough to motivate the world elite of this Olympic sport practiced for millennia and of which the French Federation can be proud to count nearly 1,640 clubs today.

High level for Club Nîmes The Arc Club de Nîmes, founded in 1985, plays at the highest national level, with a women’s and men’s team in Division 1. The athletes of Nîmes wear the club’s colors high on the international podiums since thirty years, many of them have been selected for the French team for the European and world championships or for the Olympic Games.

Jean-Charles Valladont from Nîmes also distinguished himself by winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016. For Paris 2024, six archers are in preparation: Jean-Charles Valladont, Pierre Plihon, Mélanie Gaubil, Iban Bariteaud , Anaëlle Florent and Erika Jangäs, obviously making the pride of Olivier Grillat, general manager of the Arc Club of Nîmes: “With Philippe Michelutti, president of the Club, we are very happy to see our archers shine at the highest level. It is also a great visibility for the city of Nîmes which hosts a stage of the indoor world circuit every year, broadcast live on the sports channels. »

Information and program

“La Feria du Hockey” – Saturday January 22 – Nîmes

The Kroko Sports – Ice Hockey Nîmes association, in partnership with the French Hockey Federation and the City of Nîmes, welcomes you for a festive and educational day. On the program: introduction to ice hockey for girls and boys, entertainment by coaches and pro players, men’s women’s prestige matches to end in style.


From 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Ice rink, 140 Avenue Georges Dayan

“Rap writing workshop” – Saturday January 22 – Nîmes

Reveal your pen and refine your art of 16 measures. Accompanied by one of the most original artists on the current rap scene, this workshop led by Cutter will allow you to discover your voice and lay down your flow on dedicated beats. An intimate and collective experience at the same time, in the purest tradition of hip-hop.

From 12 years old – Registration by telephone on 04 66 27 76 60. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Marc Bernard media library

“Jean de la Lune” – Saturday January 22 – Nîmes

Professor Ekla des Ombres, a wacky and passionate old genius, loves to share his science but also to tell forgotten stories. His favorite: the adventure of his friend Jean de La Lune who, feeling alone on his star, sets out to explore our planet. But the President of the Earth, eager for conquest and power, will manipulate public opinion and designate him as the invader to catch… A scientific-politico-poetic fable according to Tomi Ungerer, the author of Les Trois Brigands.

From 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Carré d’Art Library – Large auditorium (-1). Free admission within the limits of available places, from 4 years old – Duration: 50 min.

“Switch Event” – Saturday January 22 – Nîmes

Our Wii U console has given way to the Switch, with new games, as well as essential classics! To discover with friends or family in the youth area.

From 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., from 7 years old. Carré d’Art Library – Youth Space (+1), speech and image room

“Walking reading” – Saturday January 22 – Nîmes

Let yourself be surprised by impromptu readings in every nook and cranny of the media library. Short and quick readings that will allow you to reread the world. For two hours light and funny poems, lively and unusual extracts from novels, theater to whisper in your ears will be waiting for you.

At the bend of a shelf, in the queue or between two doors, the Triptyk Théâtre offers you a few moments of literary comfort for a lighter day.

From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Marc Bernard media library


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