Les Saisons de la Villa – 4 literary appointments throughout the seasons

Saint-Jans-Cappel ·

23.02.12 → 11.11.12

23 February 2012: The Great Dialogues of the Villa
A discussion with François Bégaudeau and Marie Desplechin

10th and 11th May 2012: Les Journées Collégiens (High School Days)
300 schoolchildren from the North invited for a day of discovery and initiation to literature through literary and artistic workshops, a show, meetings with writers, a nature workshop…

12 May 2012: Award ceremony for the Grand Concours d’Ecriture Collégiens (School Writing Competition)
the theme: “A visit to the museum”.

Sunday 17 June 2012: Villa En Fête “Open Day”
Shows, music, artistic workshops, guided tours, discovery of the site, signing sessions for young and old…  In particular : Baptism of Amélie, the Majuscule Giant, in the presence of her model, the novelist Amélie Nothomb and the singer Maurane.


Villa Marguerite Yourcenar
2266, route du Parc
59270 Saint-Jans-Cappel



Martial Hobeniche
Caroline Comte
+33 1 42 33 93 18


Dossier de presse (pdf, in French only)