9 May 2009
Festival des Livres et Auteurs de Provence et du Comté de Nice (Festival of authors and books from Provence and the County of Nice), St Laurent du Var
Place de la Fontaine, 09:30 - 18:30

The association 'Tshe Friends of Michel Miniussi', invited by the festival organisers (Committee for the Preservation of the Old Village) presents a selection of Occitan writers with wide-ranging inspirations:

Daniel DAUMAS, Provençal-language singer-songwriter, storyteller and writer from Haute-Provence;
Jean-Claude  FORET, writer and representative of the publishing house Jorn;
the novelist and poet Michel MINIUSSI who spent his youth in Cannes;
the poet Alan PELHON from the valleys above Nice;
the writer and translator Frédéric VOILLEY, a painter and sculptor

                   The following publishers will be present:

The association 'The Friends of Michel Miniussi'
JORN (34150 MONTPEYROUX), represented by Jean-Claude Forêt, will present authors and poets in Provençal and Nissart
The association La DRALHA  (06300 NICE) will present Alan Pelhon's last volume of texts


At 11:00 and 15:00, 'Daumas Cantistorias', a programme of songs and recitals by Daniel Daumas accompanying himself on the guitar, alternating with Mauris singing settings of Nissart poems by Alan Pelhon.

A bilingual 'café littéraire' on the Place de la Fontaine, chaired by Frederic Voilley and Jean-Claude Forêt, offers French and Occitan writers the opportunity to present their work.


4 July 2009
AGM for the year 2008-9
at 16:00, 210 chemin de la Cerisaie, 06250 MOUGINS
Presentation of the annual report and accounts; statutory election of part of the board; projects and questions.