The "Réveil" (wake-up) of the first day of the New Year

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There is in Chirassimont see text , a small village in French region Rhône-Alpes, at 60 km. (37 miles) from Lyon, also famous place for the French Drum see story a tradition which goes back up in 1946. The first day of January, every year, in the morning, some bugles and drummers (generally a robust base of accustomed musicians, more sometimes some the others) play the "Réveil en campagne" (more or less the "Diane" plus the "Rigaudon") or also the "Réveil de la Garde" in different places of the village, about ten. New inhabitants are a little surprised, former ones are happy to see the continuity of this particular thing, shutters half-open, sometimes a door with a hot fortifying coffee, and sometimes much more. All that ends about at 11 a.m. The linked photos, dated 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, January 1st, illustrate this fact, audacious way (the weather is more or less complaisant) to start every new year with our favourite instrument.

photo 2008 : 2008
photo 2010 : 2010
photos 2012 : 2012-1 - 2012-2 - 2012-3 - 2012-4 - 2012-5
photo 2013 : 2013
photos 2014 : 2014-1 - 2014-2 - 2014-3
photo 2015 : 2015
photos 2016 : 2016-1 - 2016-2
photos 2017 : 2017-1 - 2017-2
photos 2018 : 2018-1 - 2018-2 - 2018-3 - 2018-4 - 2018-5

Ph.V. 2018-01-04

Chirassimont (Copler-site)

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