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Crossing views of the four twin cities on the Great War

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1914-1918 - Crossing views of the twin cities on the Great War
Exhibition at the Orangerie (Priory Park) from April 28 to May 13, 2018

Opening hours (free admission):
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 2pm - 5:30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 12noon and 2pm - 5:30pm

Welcome provided by the Europe and Conflans Twinning Committee through the ages
School and groups: possibility of visits outside opening hours by appointment: contact F. Créach (

On the sidelines of the exhibition, events are organized in Conflans:

Saturday, 28 April
  • 3pm: conference "Europe of yesterday and international relations", by Wolfgang Hombach, Bouyssel room
  • 5pm: tribute in songs by the Free expression group of the MJC Les Terrasses, Bouyssel room

Saturday, 5 May
  • 4pm: concert on war and peace by the Cantamus choir of Chimay, at the Saint-Jean-Marie-Vianney church (free admission).

This choir, created in 2011 in Cul-des-Sarts (Belgium), wants "to convey a message through music that brings people together and transcends differences, across linguistic and national boundaries."

Saturday, 12 May
  • 11am: Reading of texts by Henri Barbusse and Louis Aragon by Luis, storyteller, at the Blaise-Cendrars Media Library
  • 4pm: conference "Women during the Great War" by Sylvie Brodziak, at the Blaise-Cendrars Media Library

Sunday, 13 May
  • 4pm: play Maurice Gauchez, a poet in the trenches, at the George Gershwin Conservatory (free admission)

Thursday, 31 May
  • 9:30am and 2pm: Theater 14-18 Small stories of the Great War, by the Uvol Theater, at the Simone-Signoret Theater. Price: 10 euros (group rate 10 people: 9 euros). Reservations: F. Créach (

Twinning Committee Europe
67, rue du Plateau du Moulin
78700 Conflans-Sainte-Honorine

Conflans-Sainte-Honorine is twinned with 3 cities in Europe: Hanau-Grossauheim (Germany), Chimay (Belgium) and Ramsgate (Great Britain). Assist the associations in their exchange projects with twin cities and continue to propose new activities in the framework of the twinning Europe.

Mrs Cécile BERTHET

Tél: 01 39 19 55 07