VIDEO. After confinement, 4,000 people meet in Langon for the feast of July 14

VIDEO. After confinement, 4,000 people meet in Langon for the feast of July 14

Through Margot Delpech Published on 15 Jul 21 at 12:30 The Republican South-Gironde

This July 14, 2021, the South-Gironde will meet on the docks of Langon (Gironde) for a festive evening. (© The Republican)

This July 14, 2021, it was good, it was beautiful.

A tasty evening where nearly 4,000 people came to Langon (Gironde) to snack with family or friends on the banks of the Garonne. It was time to reunite after confinement. The quays shone from the city bridge, which was also crowded with Sud-Girondins.

The traders were robbed on their stands, smiles hanging on their lips. “We had to arrive before for the photo The Republican, there is nothing left, it’s too late! », Says Yannick Bernède, manager of Cerise Addict in rue Maubec.

Southern spirit in the spotlight

Too bad, we’ll come back later. The Republican was too busy listening the Peña Baiona with Les Amuse-Gueules, the banda de Grignols. They set the fire. La Grasse Bande, the fanfare under construction, and Deep Move also ensured until things became clearer on the Garonne side …

A spectacle above La Garonne, a reflection of the South Gironde

At 11:04 p.m., the lights go out and the eyes are fixed on the sky above the river. The music begins, the show “Lou vielh casse” begins. Oh, that accent! We know him. The one who sings, the one who tells us the story of pines, Ciron, Sauternes, nature, seeds … The terroir, the identity of this part of Gironde.

>>> In pictures

20 minutes of show with musical background

Against a background of music by Claude Nougaro: “It’s a Garonne, Which flows like, A conveyor belt …” The faces are different, but the eyes, them, are all wide in front of the pictures of fire which follow one another. Applause at the end of each chapter.

Almost sad at the end of the day, the public swarms with cars, and after a few traffic jams, Langon regains dead calm …

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