General information

Comboros#2 will be held from 3 till 7 August 2018, at Saint-Gervais d'Auvergne. Below, you can find an overview of the program:

 

The first evening: Friday 3 August

The festival will start with an evening like no other, going into the area of the Combrailles. We invite you to explore it's unique landscapes, and offer two balls in villages near Saint-Gervais d'Auvergne which are organized in collaboration with local associations. If you prefer to stay at St Gervais for the evening, you can watch a film that we will broadcast at the venue of Comboros.
More information will follow!

 

The workshops: from Saturday 4 till Tuesday 7 August

This year, we offer 8 half-day workshops in dance and music. The time of the workshops are

 morning             :  10h-13h
 afternoon           :  14h30-17h30

 

The bals: Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings

Every evening, 3 - 4 balls will be held simultaneously, so that there is enough space for everyone to enjoy dance and music as supposed. And this year, the floor will be horizontal!

A tent, a brand new dancing hall(!), an older one and an open stage will accomodate musicians and dancers till deep in the night.

 

During the day :

During the day, the village  of Saint-Gervais will be lively, you will find :

 Seminars
 Concerts
 Shows
 Competitions 
 Films
#  Jam sessions (bring your instruments!)

 

Getting to Comboros

The festival is located at Saint-Gervais d'Auvergne, in the heart of the combrailles. Activities will take place throughout the village with La Place du Foirail as a focal point. 

 

By car :

High way A89, exit 27 « Manzat » at D227 until à Saint-Gervais d'Auvergne (20 minutes)

For travelling together, especially coming from Gennetines: use the hitch hikers'guide to Comboros.

By tain :

The closest train station: Riom-Châtel-Guyon 30 minutes by car : look at the hitch hikers' guide to Comboros if someone can take you on their way

By plane :

The nearest airport : Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne 45 minutes by car :  look at the hitch hikers' guide to Comboros if someone can take you on their way

 

To eat - to drink

At the main square, the bar will allow you to hydrate at any time, day and night. Yes, the bar will not close! You are always welcome, rely on that.

To eat, several foodtrucks will be on the main square of the festival, with a variety of food, for all diets (vegetarian, gluten-free, lactose-free, ...)

The village itself has several shops: supermarket, bakery, cheese, ... 

Sleeping

Festival campsite

We have organized a campsite near the village (500m). If you want to make use of it, we ask a small financial contribution. This will help us to finance the showers and dry toilets that we will install on the spot. It is donation-based, so everyone can decide how much one can give: free acces, but € 5 is suggested.

Village campsite

For more comfort and rest, the 'camping municipal' is nearby. You can reserve your location right now by calling them on +33 4 73 85 74 84

More info on their website

Local hotels

For those who want a proper bed, you can book a room for the hotels and cottages in the area: https://mairie-saintgervaisauvergne.fr/hotels-et-restaurants/

Consigne

There will be a deposit for musical instruments. It will be supervised by volunteers from 9:30 to 4:00. Free price (suggested donation of 3 €)