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July 18th, 2009
Magné 790162 79460
Deux-Sèvres Poitou-Charentes
46.315 -0.544 10 m

Painters and anglers.

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One may not understand painting… But one may like painting and angling.

Festival of painting 2009 in Magné, on the bank of the Sévre Niortaise river in Poitevin Marsh known as "mouillé", (wet).
The festival orgnanized each year the 3rd weekend of July, is a contest of painting and drawing open to all the painters. During 2 days, the participating painters, of all discipline, must exclusively carry out a work on the territory of the commune. Only one signed and not framed work can be subjected to the appreciation of a jury, chaired by the guests of honor, composed international artists and partners.
This festival, in first position in France for this kind of demonstration, accomodates 300 artists and 15000 visitors, and acquired a national and international recognition.
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Magné is a french commune, located in the department of Deux-Sèvres of the Poitou-Charentes area, populated of 2852 Magnesiens, distributed on 15 km², that is to say 193 hab./km².

After Niort, Magné is the entrance point of the wet Marsh. Passing by Coulon, La Garette, Le Vanneau, Arcais, Maillezais, Damvix, one reaches the marsh desiccated which extends to Aiguillon bay, at door of the Atlantic.

My images of Magné.

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