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Posted on 19 August 2019

A week to "clown around" with family

It is the essential European cultural event for young audiences. For its 28th edition, "Au Bonheur des Mômes", an international festival of young people's shows, returns to Grand-Bornand in Haute-Savoie for 5 days of joy, celebration and culture. For the occasion, the fully decorated site, becomes pedestrian to enjoy this family festive atmosphere safely. 125 companies, 536 performances, 30 show venues, 30 workshops, theater, concerts, wooden games, a musical garden and a mini-kids' garden, a reading tent, make-up workshops ... not forgetting the rides. obviously. Appointment on Sunday, August 25 from 14:30 for the opening of the festival and "clown" family, theme of this 28th edition.

As every year, the event with 90,000 festival-goers begins with the traditional grand parade of the "Saltimbanques au Sommet" with a colorful parade in the main street and squares of Grand-Bornand Chinaillon. "Famille Plus" labeled resort, Le Grand-Bornand, in the heart of the Aravis massif, spreads over two floors. At an altitude of 1000 m, the Grand-Bornand village, a typical Savoyard village, offers an exceptional view of the Bouchet valley, a famous Nordic area.

As proof, it is here that will take place in December the Biathlon World Cup! 6 km higher, at 1300 meters above sea level, place to the 17th century chalets of Grand Bornand Chinaillon, at the foot of the Aravis ski slopes, for a contemplative winter skiing and a mountain of activities in the summer. Near Annecy and its lake (30km), Geneva and Mont Blanc (1h), Le Grand-Bornand can live the mountain in all its forms, summer and winter.

Discover our programs at Grand-Bornand Chinaillon here