Fête de la Paix – Peace Festival

Fête de la Paix - Peace Festival

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On June 22nd, the municipality of Villy-Bocage is preparing to celebrate the Festival of Peace, a significant event to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Landing in a festive and friendly spirit. Here is the detailed program of this exceptional day:

– **2pm: Exhibition on the civilian testimonies of the Landing, the Exodus and the Liberation.** Organized by the Villy-Découvertes association, this exhibition will offer a unique immersion in history through the dissemination of sound recordings. These are based on the reading by the children of the Villy school of period testimonies, offering a touching and educational perspective on these significant events.

– **5pm: Theatrical hike. ** Led by the association Troupe Tonton Marcel, this hike will take you to discover the water points of the town while celebrating the inauguration of a new hiking trail. It is a unique opportunity to combine physical activity, cultural and historical discovery in a captivating theatrical setting. Attention, places are limited, so remember to book!

– **7pm: Guinguette meal from the 40s. ** To immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the time, a guinguette meal will be organized. This will be an opportunity to taste typical dishes of the 40s and immerse yourself in the lifestyle of this period.

– **9pm: Bal populaire with the Hélène DORE group.** The day will end with a popular ball hosted by the Hélène DORE group, which will recreate the festive atmosphere of the 40s. It is the perfect opportunity to dance, have fun and celebrate peace together.

This day promises to be rich in emotions, discoveries and conviviality, reflecting the spirit of peace and commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the D-Day. It’s a great way to come together, remember and celebrate together.