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Ouroux en Morvan center euro area in 2008 :
The entry of Cyprus and Malta at January 1st, 2008, changed to fifteen the number of countries having adopted the euro like single currency, and trained the displacement of the center of the euro area, according to INSEE, of Mhère towards another village of the department, Ouroux-en-Morvan, commune of 675 inhabitants. For Ourouxois, the inhabitants of this green commune of Morvan, the new title is like a blessing. That made of the years, indeed, that the commune fights to exist, not to die, like so many of other morvandelles communes.
The village is located at the top of a high plateau. Many Roman ways, whose constructions are decided by the emperor Claude, furrow the area. A way connecting Augustodunum (Autun) in Orleans passed by Ouroux-en-morvan which was used as relay of fodder and food. Several times burnt by Barbarians, the village keeps only some vestiges in direction of hamlet of Vizaine. Until the end of the XIXe century, the commune remains a significant crossing point and a commercial crossroads. In 1870, a fire devastates the church and eighty six houses. The roofs of the thatch buildings then covered facilitate the devastation of fire.
Ouroux is the birthplace of the scultor Jean GAUTHERIN (1840-1890), creator of the statue of Diderot place Saint Germain des Prés to Paris and sculptor of the empress of Russia, Maria FEODOROVOWNA, widow of Alexandre III. He enters to the Art school of Paris on October 31, 1864 and is admitted to the Salon as far back as 1865. He is put out of contest after to have obtained three medals, in 1868, 1870 and 1873. He is made Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1878 and dies in July 1890. A commemorative plaque is affixed on the native house of Jean Gautherin at the village of Savault. Consult the biography of Jean Gautherin [ Biography ]
The trenches of Loutière (Antiquity)
Other richnesses to be discovered :
The "2 castles".
Festival Of Short film :
PARTIE(S) DE CAMPAGNE (a beautiful success).
Listen in French Philippe Bertrand to present the Festival in his Carnets de campagne emission
diffused on the french radio France inter Duration 00:02:26
It is in the beginning a cinema festival in the capital of Morvan which migrated in Ouroux in Morvan, worked by young people in love with the cinema, campaign and absurd idea to make share their passion with the morvandiaux ones.
The festival is organized by the association « Sceni Qua Non » installed in Nevers and which also works for the valorization and promotion of the cinematographic art on the whole of the Nevers-native territory.
That results in a mobile unit cinema in several rural communes of Nièvre.
With the programme of this festival with a different topic each year: Short films, ball, animations in the village, evenings concerts free under the parquet floor living room, movies-concerts in the open air free, various contests, discussions, festivals, meal...
Extremely from 60 to 80 voluntary, association « Sceni Qua Non » proposes three days of festivities in the whole of the village: diffusion of court-measurings at the inhabitant, in the open air, in the village hall transformed into cinema.
Tariffs: the short films in competition are paying with the meeting, a subscription for the three days is also available.
Exchanges between professionals and impassioned the 7th Art are also with the program.
The festival is also the occasion to put the short films in competition and to organize a festival closure with the handing-over of the prices: Price of the President, Price of the Public, Price of the Young Public, all this in an festive atmosphere, convivial and relaxed.
The festival is organized thanks to the support of: The town of Ouroux en Morvan, The Community of Communes of the Big lakes of the Morvan, The General advice of Nièvre, The District council of Burgundy, The Regional management of the Cultural Affairs, The Agency for the Regional development of the Cinema, Radio Dijon Campus 92.2 Mhz.
POSTERS OF THE FESTIVAL Topic 2008:
Sur la Route
|The Festival 2008
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Extract Concert 2009
Images, videos, a blog! That of Jenorme faithful of the festival:
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