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City:Auch

"Jazz in Marciac" Festival

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"Jazz in Marciac" is an internationally renowned jazz festival that takes place each year in the town of Marciac in the department of Gers - 50km south west of Auch -, at the end of July and beginning of August. During the festival the jazz music takes over the town with concerts held each hour of the day or the night.
The festival comprises free as well as paid concerts.
Dates: July 28th to August 15th 2017
eyecandyWeb Site:www.jazzinmarciac.com
eyecandyAddress:Marciac, Gers
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Fleurance Astronomy Festival

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The festival takes place each year in the month of August in Fleurance, 25 km north of Auch. The first edition was held in 1990.
The festival consists of a cycle of lectures, exhibitions, workshops and astronomical observations.
Dates: August 6th to 12th 2016
eyecandyWeb Site:www.festival-astronomie.com
eyecandyAddress:Au Moulin du Roy 32500 Fleurance
eyecandyPhone:05 62 06 62 76

D'Artagnan Festival

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Each year in August the association "D'Artagnan chez d'Artagnan" organizes in the village of Lupiac where d'Artaganan was born the "D'Artagnan Festival". The fest brings back to life on the streets of the little village the world of the musketeers.
Date: August 14, 2016
Lupiac is situated some 43km(26mi) south west of Auch.
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.dartagnanchezdartagnan.org
eyecandyAddress:Lupiac, Gers
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Melon Festival

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The melon is a traditional culture in Gers where they have even a Melon Brotherhood. Each middle of August the town of Lecture, in Gers department, hosts the Melon Festival.
Date: August 12th 2016
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.lectoure.fr/fete-melon.html
eyecandyAddress:Lecture, Gers
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Medieval Fest at Termes d'Armagnac

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Termes d'Armagnac is situated some 60 km (37 mi) west of Auch in the department of Gers.
The Medieval Festival of Termes d'Armagnac takes place on August 5th and 6th 2017.
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eyecandyWeb Site:www.tourdetermes.fr
eyecandyAddress:Tour de Termes - 32400 TERMES D'ARMAGNAC
eyecandyPhone:05.62.69.25.12