ACROSS | The European Retail Real Estate Magazine

Events | Ticker

Flon Art 2017, June 9-10, Quartier du Flon, Lausanne, Switzerland

Image: Quartier du Flon | Mobimo

Arty Quartier du Flon: Quartier du Flon is a private district owned by Mobimo, one of the leading real estate companies in Switzerland.

Located in the heart of Lausanne, this contemporary and innovative area has developed into a vibrant shopping and entertainment place, well known for its numerous boutiques and restaurants. Its success, however, is also due to the seasonal events held all year round.

Each year just before summertime, the terraces of the Quartier du Flon welcome regular customers, visitors and random onlookers who can also enjoy for instance, the arty rendezvous of the year organized in the neighborhood: Flon Art.

What is Flon Art?

The event Flon Art was created in 2012 with the aim to nurture and foster the artistic dimension of this unique district. Many tenants of what was previously an industrial platform, installed their art studio in the district more than 20 years ago. In addition to those artist’s studios, there are also various art galleries who settled down in the Quartier du Flon. In order to raise the public’s awareness about the existence of those artists and art locations, it was decided to create an event dedicated to art in all its forms. For five years, art studios and galleries have been opening their doors to the public, introducing it to their world.

Two guided tours are scheduled every hour to lead the public among those, sometimes hidden places. The whole program of this event is completed with special exhibitions, concerts, dance performances and art installations. Over the years, this annual rendezvous has become one more attraction for the whole Lausanne and beyond.

Flon Art is one example of the many events organized throughout the year in the neighborhood, offering an additional value to the visitor and users. This allows them the benefit of entertainment and cultural experiences besides the daily shopping and gastronomy experiences. It is part of the uniqueness and originality characterizing the Quartier du Flon.

Quartier du Flon is definitely an open area for artistic and cultural expression. The owner’s wish is to maintain this very emotional dimension of it. In that creative spirit, a recent project was also created specifically to accommodate artist’s studios and small boutiques.

This year’s edition of Flon Art will be held Friday June 9 and Saturday June10.

More information about this year program: www.flon.ch

FLON EN Logo

Follow ACROSS

Download

fb-art 150

Share this article
Ticker

White Rose spices up its offer with Mexican street food chain

White Rose Shopping Centre, owned and operated by Landsec, has diversified its food and beverage offer with the signing of Mexican street food chain, El Mexicana.

Orla Kiely makes its shopping centre debut at Brent Cross

Hammerson and Standard Life Investments announce that contemporary designer Orla Kiely, best known for her unique retro prints and designs, is due to open a new pop-up store at Brent Cross, North London’s iconic shopping centre.

AVIVA INVESTORS EXPANDS REAL ESTATE ASSET MANAGEMENT TEAM

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, has appointed two asset managers to its real estate team. Katie Brown and Chris Wilkinson join as Associate Directors, Real Estate.

Mall of Switzerland: Skechers opens first store in Switzerland

When it opens on 8 November, the Mall of Switzerland will feature a wide variety of shoe brands, with US brand SKECHERS opening their first Swiss store in the mall.

CBRE Leased Restaurant Zone Premises in ZELENOPARK Shopping Centre in Russia

CBRE leased restaurant zone premises of a total area of 1,780 sq m in ZELENOPARK shopping centre.

“Les Garages”- public opening in the Quartier du Flon

Quartier du Flon is a contemporary and innovative area of 55’000 sq m located in the heart of Lausanne which has developed into a vibrant shopping and entertainment place.