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European Heritage Days

The European Heritage Days will be held in Geneva on 10 and 11 September 2022, offering the public the opportunity to discover a number of prestigious sites focussing on the theme of “free time”. Discover the programme online!

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Exhibition, relaxation and sports sites will be given pride of place for the 29th edition of the European Heritage Days, devoted to free time. An outdoor programme for an outstanding event that will start at sunrise, with the aubes musicales at les Bains des Pâquis, and will continue until sundown with numerous sports, cultural and festive activities.

La Place de Neuve: the Mecca of free time in Geneva

On Sunday 11 September, visitors will be able to take over Place de Neuve which, exceptionally, will be closed to traffic. The institutional buildings will be centre stage, with the Grand Théâtre, the Rath Museum and the music conservatory opening their doors, while the programme will continue outdoors with a series of festive and cultural activities in the urban environment.

Activities will include urban sports, artistic performance and entertainment.
Place de Neuve will be closed to traffic and public transport on September 11 from 6am to 9pm. A pdf document with details on traffic closure is available at the bottom of this article.

The entire urban area will be closed to traffic so that visitors can share in a series of festive and cultural activities in a convivial atmosphere.

Female Heritage Day

Another highpoint, Female Heritage Day, which was launched last year, will be back again this year. Visits will focus specifically on the contribution of women to our common cultural heritage. Programme of the Female Heritage Day. 

On the run

A group training run, open to all, will be organised on Saturday 10 September at the Bout-du-Monde stadium: after warming up to music, participants will then complete a 5-kilometre circuit following the meandering course of the Arve, led by the coaches of the associations XYZ and Sine qua non, in order to promote equality through sport and to reclaim public space

Discover the full programme for the weekend of 10-11 September 2022. Registrations for certain activities will be open from 1 September: 2022.

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Article modifié le 07.09.2022 à 11:37