Parc Simon Berger

74210, Faverges-Seythenex

Free of charge. Ceramics workshop: 4€ / plate.

9th Edition – Goats in the Springtime

Apr 21, 2018, Apr 22, 2018

Parc Simon Berger

74210, Faverges-Seythenex

Free of charge. Ceramics workshop: 4€ / plate.

Come experience life with the herd, chat with goat herders and goat cheese-makers, as well as those who simply love all things capra. Taste and purchase cheeses, enjoy goat and cheese contests and stroll through the artisan and farmers market. Games and entertainment for kids.

* Saturday 21 April:
10 am: Inter-area goat contest.
11:30 am: Inauguration.
12 pm: Meal in the multi-purpose hall, reservation by calling +33 6 17 03 77 38.
2 to 4 pm: Distribution of the pictures on site for the contest.
3 pm: Prize goats on display and awards ceremony.
7 pm: Movie showing of “Au dessus du monde” followed with testimonies, debate and tasting at the multi-purpose hall.

* Sunday 22 April:
10 am: Inter-area goat and sheep milk cheese contest
12 pm: Meal in the multi-purpose hall, reservation by calling +33 6 17 03 77 38.
3 pm: Awards ceremony for the cheese contest.
3:30 pm: Awards ceremony for the goat photo contest.

* PHOTO CONTEST
Theme: Shepherd… a profession, a passion.
Categories: – 16 years old, + 16 years old.
Special prize from the audience during the event.
Exhibition: in the reception area of the multi-purpose hall.
(Contest rules online on the Faverges-Seythenex town hall website).

*PERMANENT ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE 2 DAYS
– Presenting goats from here and elsewhere: goats from various regions of France.
– Cheese-making demonstration.
– Goat milking.
– Goat milk cheese tasting and sale.
– Artisans and farmers market.
– Workshops: bread making and cooking, ceramics and culinary.
– Presentation of herding dogs.
– Stands: Behaviour towards herding dogs; Mountain animals.
– Make-up, wooden games, giant game of snakes and ladders.
– Tree-top adventure, stroll with donkeys.
– Mobile orchestra “Cocktail de Zic”.

Snack bar available on site.