Music, theater, cooking, movies, conferences, bats … What’s going on in Upper Vienna?

– The first “International Musical Friendships” festival, which takes place jointly between the Périgord, Limoges and Paris, will take place in Haute-Vienne over two days on 12 and 13 May, with French and foreign artists, professionals and amateurs: Thursday 12 to 20 h 15 at the Maison du Berger in La Geneytouse (au chapeau; reservations at Sylvain Levy, organizer, on; Bach, Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Tarrega , Grenades); Friday 13 to 20 hours at the Château de La Borie in Solignac (€ 13; reservations here; Bach, Mozart, Satie, Puccini, Rodrigo, Gerswhin, Liszt, Ravel).

– As part of the musical and choral event “A Thousand Choirs for a Look” for the benefit of medical research in ophthalmology, a concert is being held at the Georges-Bizet Hall in Bosmie-L’Aiguille on Saturday, May 14 at 8:30 p.m. Entitled “A concert for Retina, accordion and songs”, it will bring together the choir Bos mi fa sol, conducted by Anne Lacaud (choir of the association Arts et culture 87), and L’avenir musical du Limousin, group of accordionists conducted by Catherine Robert.

Public participation will be free and the entire recipe will be reversed at the Rétina France association which has funded 421 ophthalmology research programs since 1984 and supports the visually impaired. Reservations and complementary information have

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– Musical evening at the Etoile bleue in Saint-Junien, 6 rue Renan, in partnership with the Faites des livres festival, Saturday, May 14 at 9 p.m. Concert by the Nebraska folk rock acoustic group. Price: € 5, free for members and children under 12. Recommended booking:


Chef Master Henri Hennie for intimates is offering a Japanese cooking workshop on Saturday, May 14 from 2 to 6 p.m., at 14, Route de Nontron in Saint-Mathieu, with the Culture en tête association. Hennie will send all the necessary details to the registrants. It is a workshop for 6 to 8 people, shared price of purchases for making payments, each will have its share.

Registration at (Marianne Tixeuil), or [email protected]


Saturday, May 14, at 8:30 p.m., performance of the show Go to the zinc bar, by Patrick Ducros, at the La Bernardie de Saint-Victurnien party hall. This is the story of a bistro in the 80’s, between sung or recited lyrics, counter briefs, until the final closure …

Price: 5 €. Information:


– Friday, May 13 from 9 a.m. to noon, Gérard Brutus presents and dedicates his nouveau roman, The little heap clerk (Mon Limousin editions), at Les Trois Vallées press house in Pierre-Buffière.

– Aïcha Yatabary, who has lived in Limoges for several years and is a doctor by training, a specialist in public health, humanitarian affairs and international cooperation, will dedicate her fourth book, The banquet of the singers (news collection) Thursday, May 12 at 4 pm at Club 58 in Limoges, 58 rue des Vénitiens.


On the occasion of the month of Europe, the Vallée de la Gorre / Weihenzell twinning committee, in partnership with the Culture and Associative Life Service of the West Limousin community, is organizing a film-debate evening with the film Mademoiselle Marie, Friday, May 13 at 8 pm, the Sala Desoubsdane in Saint-Laurent-sur-Gorre.

This film was originally a musical performed by an amateur troupe of the Cadolzburger Burgfestpiele association in the city of Cadozlburg, twinned with the Palace of Vienna (87). The vitality of this German association rests on an energetic commitment of benefits, passionate about culture and theater. This post-World War II play with a particular focus on the Oradour-sur-Glane massacre.

Faithful divers

On Tuesday, May 10, at 6:30 p.m., Simone-Veil Hall in Limoges, Vincent Brousse and Philippe Grandcoing gave a lecture on “The Limousin Century Affair,” the Barataud affair.

All of them have just published a book containing the results of their latest research (The Barataud case – An investigation in Limoges in the 1920sGesture editions, € 30).
Had Charles Barataud, the enigmatic double murderer of taxi driver Faure and young Peynet, sentenced to life in prison in the Cayenne penitentiary, acted alone or protected his accomplices by sinking into silent silence? hope but stubborn to the end? What were the reasons for the murder of the Pont de la Varogne? Was there nothing behind the tragedy but a sordid moral? What are still the shadow zones in dramatic events patiently pampered by historians for over 90 years?
Fees: € 7 for association members, € 5 for students, € 9 for others.


Friday, May 13 at 8 p.m., a screening of the film Forest time is planned at the Cieux multipurpose hall. This documentary by François-Xavier Drouet is a journey from the Limousin to the Landes and the Morvan to the Vosges, which leads to the heart of industrial forestry and its alternatives. The debate will be followed by Emelyne Faure, an independent forestry technician and member of the Forestiers Environnement Limousin team. Admission is free.


La Mutualité Française Nouvelle-Aquitaine organizes Thursday, May 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Mutualité Française Limousine, 39 avenue Garibaldi in Limoges (1st floor), a free retirement preparation workshop, with tips and tricks. On registration, for all future and young retirees, more or less two years after retirement: or [email protected]


On Wednesday, May 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., the Rochechouart Museum of Contemporary Art is organizing the “Masterpiece 2022” Day in partnership with the Rectorate of Limoges. bringing together 27 vocational schools. This academic day open to the public provides an overview of the professions and professional fields accessible in Haute-Vienne. Chaque lycée professionnel has selected the son of a chef who will be installed in the arcades and in the halls of the castle for the occasion. Exhibitions have access to regular hours and rates.


The city of Couzeix and the Groupe mammalogique et herpétologique du Limousin (GMHL), which promotes the knowledge of mammals, reptiles and amphibians in the territory, are organizing a bat discovery on Friday 13 May at 8.15 pm on the Mas-de – site. Age.

In Europe, all bats are insectivorous and behave like excellent natural insecticides without poisoning the environment, knowing that in a single night an individual can consume almost half the weight in various insects often parasitized by man and cultures. Free admission.


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