Exhibitions, events, bullfights … The whole program of the Nîmes feria for this Friday, September 17th.
10 am to 6 pm: “Florilège” exhibition, the 60th anniversary of the Cape d’Or. Chapel of the Jesuits, Grand’Rue.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m .: exhibition tribute to Nimeño II. Museum of Bullfighting Cultures, 6 rue Alexandre-Ducros (€ 5, reduced € 3) and arena gates.
10 a.m. to 10 p.m .: craft market, regional products. Esplanade Charles-de-Gaulle.
10 a.m. to 3 a.m .: casitas. Esplanade Charles-de-Gaulle and on the Arènes and Victor-Hugo boulevards.
12 noon: Clos de la Fontaine harvest, 2021 vintage at the Jardins de la Fontaine.
12 p.m. to 5 p.m .: Feria guinguette with the Sharm’Musette group. Pôle Antoine-Castelnau, 14 rue des Chassaintes.
1 p.m .: bullfighting and tradition area, becerrada, bull race for apprentice bullfighters in the grove of the gardens of the Fontaine.
3 pm to 5 pm: meeting and dedication with the authors Jacques Durand for the reissue of “L’habit de lumière” co-written with Jacques Maigne (Au Diable Vauvert) and its preface to “Sur la tauromachie” by Ignacio Sanchez Mejias (Les brick founders); Jacques Lanfranchi for “Des dieux, des toros, des hommes”; Jacques Lavergne for his detective novels in the Camargue and Alain Montcouquiol, for his collection “La Bonne Distance” (Verdier). Teissier bookstore, 11 rue Régale.
3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m .: dedication by Léa Vicens, for the book dedicated to her by the publishing house Au diable vauvert. L’Impérator, Maison Albar, 15 rue Gaston-Boissier.
5 p.m. to 10 p.m .: animation of the peñas. On the boulevards and town center.
5.30 p.m .: corrida, toros de Garcigrande, for El Juli, José Maria Manzanares and Adrien Salenc, who will confirm his alternative. Arenas. From € 18 to € 108.
8 p.m. to midnight: feria guinguette with Sharm’Musette. Pôle Antoine-Castelnau, 14 rue des Chassaintes.
8 p.m. to 3 a.m.: bodegas.
8:30 p.m .: at the end of the bullfight, the Devil’s Advocates award the 17th Hemingway Prize, which each year recognizes a short story located in the world of bullfighting. Reading by actress Sarah Cheyenne. Arenas. Free entry.
9 pm: bullfighting and tradition area, swimming pool toro in the grove of the gardens of the Fontaine.
10 p.m .: 80s concert, with Christiane from Zouk Machine, Sloane, Lio, Pédro Castaño, Yannick, Raft and Jean-Luc Lahaye. Esplanade.