Montpellier: dance, Total Festum, pride march, Piano sur l'Ô, tortilla... plenty of outings for the weekend

Montpellier: dance, Total Festum, pride march, Piano sur l’Ô, tortilla… plenty of outings for the weekend

The last weekend of June promises to be packed with events and events, both in the streets of the city and on the sands of the coast. Midi Libre helps you to see more clearly between the different festivals, from the artistic Montpellier Danse to the sunset of Piano sur l’Ô, to the many bonfires of Saint-Jean which will punctuate the next three days and the colorful march of pride!

Iranian dancers take center stage

Montpelier. The great Montpellier Danse festival continues. This weekend, it is the Iranian-Norwegian choreographer Hooman Sharifi, who presents “Sacrifice while lost in salted earth”, for a show around dedication.

> “Sacrifice while lost in salted earth”, Friday 24 and Saturday 25 June, at 8 p.m., Théâtre de la Vignette. €5 to €25, ticket office at

The Cabanes du Salaison are on fire this weekend

Mauguio-Carnon. This Friday 24 and Saturday 25 June, the association Les Cabanes du Salaison, supported by the Region, is organizing the Total Festum festival to celebrate Saint-Jean.

On the program for these two days, meeting with an ethnobotanist, aperitif at the huts and Saint-Jean bonfire in Mauguio from 6.30 p.m., concerts and shows for lunch and dinner on Saturday at the port of Carnon.

“A party that celebrates the entry into summer, important in the local culture” for the organizers. A leap in time to fire rituals, all to the sound of the Occitan language.

> Friday June 24 in Mauguio and Saturday June 25 in Carnon. Information on 07 88 08 85 08.

A pride march in transgender colors

Peyrou. The Pride march returns for its 27th edition in the streets of the Écusson. Two days of fight against homophobia, which begin with the associative village in Peyrou this Friday, June 24. The opportunity to put faces on the volunteers of the largest French associations such as Le refuge or Aides.

Then, on Saturday, the walkers will take the direction of the Place de la Comédie for a colorful and lively parade. “We are expecting more than 10,000 participants, says Lucie, vice-president of Fierté Montpellier Pride. It is a duty of memory, to remember those who have suffered violence and who have fought.”

This year, with the slogan Invisible is not my gender, the march wanted to highlight transgender and intersex people, “still too often discriminated against”.

> Friday 24 and Saturday 25 June. Program on the City’s website and on Fierté Montpellier Pride.

Direction Argentina for the first Piano concert on the Ô

La Grande Motte. For the second consecutive year, the Piano sur l’Ô concerts are taking over the banks of the Ponant! And this year, the event is transformed into a real festival, with the unprecedented installation of a Village of Pianos. The opportunity for holidaymakers to enjoy a moment out of time, between the Pianococktail, the Pianomassage and the Piano Manège. For the Pitchouns, the Piano des Minots could well give rise to new passions… or vocations?

But the highlights of these summer evenings are the concerts! The Ponant district will see more than a dozen international artists parade. And to start the festivities, La Grande-Motte welcomes the artists Mandy Lerouge and Lalo Zanelli this Friday, June 24th. Their secret, to transport Grand-Mottois spectators to Latin America, thanks to the greatest Argentine melodies in their repertoire. On the program, music and a relaxed atmosphere, facing the sunset.

> Friday 24 June, at 9 p.m., banks of the Ponant. Number of seats limited, remember to take a towel to enjoy the evening in the grass. Free admission.

The tortilla at the party with the Hispanotheque

Esplanade. The Hispanotheque Association is organizing its 8th Tortilla Fiesta open to all those who have… a potato! Want to share a Spanish evening in a family and musical atmosphere? So welcome!

> This Saturday, June 25, from 4 p.m., at the Nelson-Mandela House of International Relations, in the garden of the Hôtel Sully, next to the Corum. FREE ENTRANCE. Tortilla contest, guinguette and concert.

DrawerTv takes possession of the Multiplex

Mystery. It’s a funny evening that promises to be at the Gaumont Multiplex at Odysseum, this Friday, June 24th. At 8 p.m., the bravest among you can settle down in one of the dark rooms of the cinema, for the screening of a horror film.

But which one? That’s the question ! A mysterious session, carefully hosted by the youtubeur DrawerTv. A projection that promises to be strong in emotion, and of which neither the cinema nor the host wishes to reveal the secrets…

To attend the mysterious screening, prohibited for children under 16, book on

Find even more outings for this weekend in our online agenda

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