• Traditions and folklore

Traditionnal Celebration of the assumption of Mary

Mass and religious procession, presentation of costumes, restoration and raffle (League against cancer), musical entertainment, folk dances, children's games, heritage visits, party. Mask required for the entire event, health rules in force and barrier gestures.

Traditions and folklore Traditionnal Celebration of the assumption of Mary Bessans

About

On Saturday 15 August 2020 from 10:30:00 in 00:00:00
Bessans (73480)
Animals allowed

10:30 am - Saint Jean-Baptiste Church
Assumption Mass

Religious procession in costumes
traditional in the streets of the village
Followed Place de la Mairie
the presentation of the Bessan costumes

All day - Place de la Mairie
Stands of associations and local crafts
Association "Bessans, Jadis and Today"
Many craftsmen

From 12 noon and all afternoon
Heart of the village:

FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE LEAGUE AGAINST
THE CANCER :
Takeaway catering
(barbecue, polenta, cakes, pancakes, drinks)
Sandwiches from 3 to 5 €
Slices of polenta, slices of cakes, ice creams, pancakes, drinks at 2 €
Raffle
Many prizes to be won offered by the
traders and artisans

Musical entertainment
with "Retro cocktail duo"

Children's games
Bouncy castle, wall
climbing, various games ...

3:30 p.m. - Town Hall Square
Traditional dances
with the children of Bessans

5:00 p.m. - Town Hall Square
Raffle draw

10 p.m. - Heart of the village
Fireworks


VISITS
All day - Free
Chapel of Notre-Dame-des-Grâces

10h00-12h00 and 14h00-17h00 - Free
"L’Erablo", Museum of ancient housing

10h00-12h00 and 15h00-18h00 - Entrance 2 €
Saint Antoine Chapel

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Free
Church of Saint John the Baptist

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    Prices

    Free of charge.

    Reception

    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : French

    Dates

    Monday 15 August between 10.30 am and 12 am.

    Services
    • Pets welcome

    Access

    Place de la Mairie 73480 Bessans
    Information update on 26/10/2021 by Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme