Gers: “Lez’arts de la rue” festival returns to Auch from June 8-11 with a few new features


The 18th of the Auscitain urban cultures festival “Lez’arts de la rue” returns with an attractive program combining sports and cultural events from Wednesday, June 8, after a shortened version last year due to health conditions.

The “Lez’arts de la rue” festival will return to its usual format from Wednesday, June 8th to Saturday, June 11th, after being canceled two years ago and held in a reduced format last year. “The goals are to popularize unknown urban practices and to stimulate the talents and creativity of young people through different activities,” explains Pierre Jorda, responsible for early childhood, childhood and youth at the Grand Agglomeration. launched a sports and cultural event.

A Toulouse artist will run a graffiti workshop for children

In order to realize the two goals it had set for itself, the agglomeration prepared a program for this 18th edition, at least abundantly decorated with many innovations, to delight young and old alike. The event will begin Wednesday, June 8 An afternoon dedicated to young people aged 6-17. From 14:00 to 17:00 at the Patrice Brocas sports complex around the youth area, the youth area will be able to explore and learn about street hockey and scooters, among other things.

Participants will also always be able to attend a manga workshop and another graffiti workshop free of charge. The second will be portrayed by a graffiti artist from Toulouse, called “SWD artwork, who gave us the honor of holding a workshop for young people. He will also hang many of his works in the corridor of the youth area throughout June.

From 19:30 in the evening, Ciné 32 will host a public Just Dance event before showing the movie “My Name is Baghdad”. A session accessible to everyone at the usual movie ticket price.

From skating to hip-hop, track and beatbox concert

Dance will once again be at the forefront this year.

Dance will once again be at the forefront this year.

most Friday, June 10 will draw attention with a beatbox concert that will take place in the Garros district in the evening. Finally, Saturday, June 11, “the day will be dedicated to the general public”. It will start at 11:00 with a performance of Delta company in the forecourt of Sainte-Marie Cathedral.

From 14:00 in the afternoon, everyone, young and old, can learn about the many sporting activities and/or participate in the performances at the Allée des Arts, located near the Dôme de Gascogne. In the program: skating, climbing, double dutch (rope skipping sport), parkour, BMX, scooter, skateboarding, hip-hop or basketball.

Much anticipated by the organizers, Auscitains and Gersois will also be able to explore brand new disciplines. “There will be a demonstration of the new, longboard dance and introduction to kendama – urban bilboquet – and graffiti, which will be performed by the Tarbes association OTG. Artist Heaks 65 will also create a living fresco. »

At the same time, a beatbox and break fight will take place on the center stage from 3:30 pm. “There will be a big draw on Saturday, with Brazilians and Argentines in particular, through the Break’s School association in Colomiers. »

Many sporting and cultural activities in Auscita and Gers that should resonate well with the public.

By phone 05 62 61 65 52 or via the Facebook page “Lez’arts de la rue” Grand Auch Cœur de Gascogne agglomeration – information from the youth field.