Posted by: Michael M. Dewalt | May 28, 2009

Coming Events in Geneva

 

National Jubilee Ceremony Calvin09

In the presence of federal and cantonal authorities and representatives of the political and cultural life of Switzerland the 26 member churches of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches will commermorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformer with a festive and convivial event. Numerous international and ecumenical guests will as well participate. 
Geneva: Sunday, 14 June 2009, Espace Fusterie, 15.00h – 19.00h.

 

Calvin in Saint Gervais Church: “Clocks tell their stories”

Calvin is usually made responsible for a certain Genevan melancholy, for frustrations and for local conformity. Is this an excuse, simply false, or a fact? In this church-tower dispute the church clocks will have a say. Their hands are the pens which draw their ink from the scandals of our lives. Calvin and the theatre are said to go badly together – but that has to be seen.

Dates: 16 to 28 June 2009 (except 22 June)
Place and time: Geneva: Théâtre Saint-Gervais, Temple de Saint-Gervais, 5 rue du Temple
20.30 h except Thursday 19 h and Sunday 18 h

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