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Traditionnal Celebration of the assumption of Mary

Traditions and folklore, Traditional festival, Religious, Handicrafts in Bessans

  • Mass and religious procession, presentation of costumes, restoration and raffle (League against cancer), musical entertainment, folk dances, children's games, heritage visits, party. Mask required for the entire event, health rules in force and barrier gestures.

  • 10:30 am - Saint Jean-Baptiste Church
    Assumption Mass

    Religious procession in costumes
    traditional in the streets of the village
    Followed Place de la Mairie
    the presentation of the Bessan costumes

    All day - Place de la Mairie
    Stands of associations and local crafts
    Association "Bessans, Jadis and Today"
    Many craftsmen

    From 12 noon and all afternoon
    Heart of the village:

    FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE LEAGUE AGAINST
    THE CANCER :
    Takeaway catering
    (barbecue, polenta, cakes,...
    10:30 am - Saint Jean-Baptiste Church
    Assumption Mass

    Religious procession in costumes
    traditional in the streets of the village
    Followed Place de la Mairie
    the presentation of the Bessan costumes

    All day - Place de la Mairie
    Stands of associations and local crafts
    Association "Bessans, Jadis and Today"
    Many craftsmen

    From 12 noon and all afternoon
    Heart of the village:

    FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE LEAGUE AGAINST
    THE CANCER :
    Takeaway catering
    (barbecue, polenta, cakes, pancakes, drinks)
    Sandwiches from 3 to 5 €
    Slices of polenta, slices of cakes, ice creams, pancakes, drinks at 2 €
    Raffle
    Many prizes to be won offered by the
    traders and artisans

    Musical entertainment
    with "Retro cocktail duo"

    Children's games
    Bouncy castle, wall
    climbing, various games ...

    3:30 p.m. - Town Hall Square
    Traditional dances
    with the children of Bessans

    5:00 p.m. - Town Hall Square
    Raffle draw

    10 p.m. - Heart of the village
    Fireworks


    VISITS
    All day - Free
    Chapel of Notre-Dame-des-Grâces

    10h00-12h00 and 14h00-17h00 - Free
    "L’Erablo", Museum of ancient housing

    10h00-12h00 and 15h00-18h00 - Entrance 2 €
    Saint Antoine Chapel

    3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Free
    Church of Saint John the Baptist
  • Environment

    • In the mountains
  • Spoken languages

Services
  • Services

    • Animals accepted
  • Rates
  • Free
Schedules

Schedules

  • On August 15, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 AM
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