The association Parlaren à Bouleno founded on March 14th 1978, it is a non profit-making association ruled by the french law of july 1st 1901.
Bollène is in Provence, in te north-west of the Vaucluse department.
Parlaren à Bouleno is a member of the departemental federation Parlaren en Vaucluso.
At the present time : President : Annie Vadon – Secretary : Edward Jalaguier – Treasurer : Alain Gouvernet.
The association is composed of 60 members.
Parlaren à Bouleno has been running the Provençal Documentation Centre since 1982 ; under the cover of the municipal archives since 2010.
In a concern of sustainability, its holdings were integrated in the municipal archives of the city of Bollène.
The centre is at everyone’s disposal, everyone who want to know more about Provence : its culture, language, history, litterature, music, traditions, characters, economy, geography, flora and fauna, cooking, sport, agriculture, tourisme etc…
If you are working on a conference, a university dissertation or thesis, an exhibition or lessons for ou pupils ; or if you are simply inquisitive;
We can provide : books, cassettes, CDs, provençal flags, documentary brochures.
To your service :
- library : 5 130 titles
- periodics : 540 titles, more than 5 000 numbers of newspapers and magazines
- audio library : 890 sound and video documents
- picture library : around 4 000 photos
- affiches : 570 Posters of demonstrations and Provençal shows
If you are not too far from Bollène we can provide exhibitions on the following subjects Provençal litterature from the year 1000 to the year 2000 – Paul Marquion : playwright and man of the theatre – Côtes du Rhônes wines and vineyards – Sheep and moving the flocks to and from the alpine pastures – the life and works of Frederic Mistral – Fire-clay in Bollène – History of Provence – from european languages to our language.
To enliven an afternoon or an evening we ca do a conference on the following subjecs : Christmas traditions – Carmentras traditions – Nicolas Saboly – le Bailli de Suffren – Frederic Mistral - John Henry Fabre - What is la Provence ? – Provence and Europe – the fire-clay industry in Bollène
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