Les châteaux wallons vous ouvrent bras à l'occasion du festival La fête au(x) château(x)

The Walloon castles open their arms to you on the occasion of the La fête au(x) château(s) festival

The Festival La fête au(x) château(s), while highlighting the Walloon real estate and architectural cultural heritage – “private castles and other historic sites not usually accessible to the general public” like the Château de Beloeil, Corroy-le-Château, Crupet, Godinne, Spontin, Vêves, Waleffe… – and while aiming “a social objective of combating prejudice, racism and xenophobia”, offers from Sunday June 19 to Sunday June 26, 2022 and in collaboration with the non-profit association article 27 as well as with the reception centers for Red Cross refugees in Yvoir, ancient and world music, lyrical arts and pantomime . But also dance, theatre, workshops for children, exhibitions (painting/plastic arts, photography) and many other activities (medieval…). On display at these historic venues serving as the stage for shows – “sometimes in the courtyard or in the ruins, inside a castle or listed building” – : artists “of great international renown and from different cultures” from Armenia, Belgium, Colombia, Corsica, Spain, France, Hungary. And also from India, Moldova, Portugal, Romania… Note that musicians will offer free concerts on Saturday June 18 in centers for asylum seekers, rest homes, an institution for the disabled and a home. palliative care. In short, a real “musical tour in institutions that welcome the elderly, disabled, sick…”

Some dates and appointments…

Sunday, June 19, at 7 p.m.: world music concert at the Château de Corroy-le-Château with the musician and composer Eugen Doga, accompanied by Ana Cernicova, Dumitru Mîtu, soloists of the National Opera and Ballet Theater “Maria Biesu” of Chisinau and by Marian Ungur, pianist and composer from Chisinau (Moldova).

Monday, June 20 at 6 p.m.: opening of the painting/visual arts exhibition “Fantastic Horses” by Gabriel Medvedov (Romania), at the old farm of the Château de Godinne, with a musical moment. The exhibition can be visited every day until Sunday, June 26 included.

Tuesday, June 21 at 6:45 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.early music and world music concerts at the Château de Spontin with the Arsen Petrosyan Quartet (Armenia) and the vocal ensembles Tronos (Romania) and A Filetta (Corsica).

Wednesday, June 22 at 6:45 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.early music and world music concerts at the Château de Crupet with the group Trei Parale (Romania) and the artists Haroula Tsalpara (Greece), El Carru Trio (flamenco music and dance) and Claude Delangle (saxophone) – contact@bleuhorizon.be; 0485/ 81.90.65; www.bleuhorizon.be/festival

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