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Traditionnal Celebration of the assumption of Mary

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

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  • Mass and religious procession, presentation of costumes, restoration and raffle (League against cancer), musical entertainment, folk dances, children's games, heritage visits, party.

  • 10:30 am: Assumption Mass with outdoor sound
    Church of Saint John the Baptist
    (wearing a mask compulsory in the church and in a defined area nearby, number of places limited to 150 with priority to costumes and chanters)
    Religious procession in traditional costumes in the streets of the village, followed by the presentation of the Bessanese costumes Place de la Mairie

    All day: Stands of associations and local crafts
    Association "Bessans, Jadis et Aujourd'hui"
    Many craftsmen
    Town...
    10:30 am: Assumption Mass with outdoor sound
    Church of Saint John the Baptist
    (wearing a mask compulsory in the church and in a defined area nearby, number of places limited to 150 with priority to costumes and chanters)
    Religious procession in traditional costumes in the streets of the village, followed by the presentation of the Bessanese costumes Place de la Mairie

    All day: Stands of associations and local crafts
    Association "Bessans, Jadis et Aujourd'hui"
    Many craftsmen
    Town Hall Square

    From midday and all afternoon: entertainment provided by Pierre Veillet
    Town Hall Square

    FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE LEAGUE AGAINST CANCER:
    Catering (barbecue, chips, cheese, cakes, pancakes, drinks)
    Formulas at 10 and 12 € - Sandwiches at 3 and 5 €
    (wearing a mask is compulsory in the queue)
    Raffle and numerous prizes to be won offered by the
    traders and artisans

    Musical entertainment with "Retro cocktail duo"

    12h00: Games for children
    Bouncy castle, trampoline, wooden games ...
    Town Hall Square

    3.30 p.m .: Traditional dances with the children of Bessans

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

    VISITS:
    (wearing a mask compulsory in closed places)

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

    10h00-12h00 and 15h30-18h30:
    Saint-Antoine Chapel
    Entrance 2 €

    3.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m .: Saint Jean-Baptiste Church
    Free

    3 pm-4.45pm: Tour of the village chapels
    Guided tour - Free
    Meet in front of the Tourist Office

    10:30 p.m .: Fireworks
    Heart of the village
  • 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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