Duran: usual success for the Arbor Festival

Shrubs of all kinds, flowers galore, tree-themed exhibitors, ingenious artists at stands each more attractive than the next… All the ingredients were there for the success of the 17th edition of the Festival. of the tree in Duran. After the opening of the party attended by the officials: Lydie Toison and Bernard Ksaz, departmental councillors, the mayors: Jean-Marc Dupuy (Duran), Pierrette Luche (Castin) and Jean-Michel Blay (Pavie). The co-presidents of the Association for the preservation of heritage in Duran (ASPAD), Gilbert Ulian and Chantal Veillard, invited the public to the traditional planting of the 2022 tree. The aperitif, offered by the Syndicat des Vins Cotes de Gascogne , was subsequently appreciated by those present. In total, no less than 180 meals were served under the tents. Throughout the day, the children tried their hand at the impressive climbing wall which was the star attraction of the Fête de l’Arbre, both in terms of its form and the quality of its enthusiasts. They also participated in large numbers in the treasure hunt organized with the exhibitors, rode electric scooters, played wooden games, at the photo booth and, moreover, listened to great stories.

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