Just 5 minutes by car and 25 minutes by walk from our Hotel Le Continental, come and enjoy the Estivales du Canal this summer in Vierzon, from June 28 to August 21, in the garden of the abbey.
From June 29th to August 22th, 2018
It has become the event not to be missed in Vierzon, for 8 years, the Estivales du Canal embellish the summer of the people living in Vierzon. This festival celebrates 2 majors arts : music and cinema, and its influence extends well beyond the city’s borders.
A legendary program
This year, for this 11th edition, the festival hits hard with an amazing program!
Announced on March 28th at the Mac-Nab theatre, the line up this year has provoked a lot of positives reactions.
Le Tout puissant Orchestre Poly-Rythmo of Cotonou, the electro swing group LMZG from Grenoble, Les Ogres de Barback, Manu Dibango, Dick Rivers or the reggae sounds of Massilia Sound System, all will be present to party in Vierzon.
The 11th edition innovates
This year, the festival innovates by devoting three appointments to classical music. The first will take place at the opening of the ball, on June 29th, and will put under the spotlight Jean-François Zyger’s pianists talents, which the listeners of France Inter has already heard on the radio.
Then will come Classiq’Jazz, on July 10th, which is a concert offered by ten teachers of the Vierzon Conservatory of Music. Finally, Solystelle, a quintet articulated around a soprano, will close theses rendez-vous of classical music on July 12th.
You will ask for it again!
The cinema show
The Estivales du Canal are also an opportunity to celebrate the 7th french art! From July 25 yo August 22, a weekly projection is on the program. Raid Dingue from Danny Boon will open the ball of projections on July 25 while Alibi.com will close the curtain of this 11th edition of the Estivales du Canal.
This year, these projections will take place indoors, at the Mac-Nab theatre
and note outdoors in the abbey garden because of the weather conditions that could ruin the party.
Note that all shows and appointments are free!
Discover the entire program.