Chamonix valley official website - Thursday September 18th - 17:42
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Fête des guides

Traditional festival • Concert • Show

Climbing wall for kids and presentation guides office Houches followed by a pot of friendship to his alphorn in the village center and screening of Gilles CHAPPAZ "Guides & Co." at the Espace Olca.

From 16h, climbing wall on the village square, initiation, discovery supervised by guides Houches for children free access.
18.30: Presentation of the Office of guides Houches and pot of friendship to his alphorn choir with guides on the village square.
21h: Screening of Gilles CHAPPAZ "Guides & Cie". Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix Mont-Blanc, created in 1821, is the oldest company of guides to the world: 193 years old! It is also the largest by the number of its members, more than 250 tour guides are part of today. With his past and his ancestral structure, this motley community-in the sense that each guide is to share-based daily on his ever-present two pillars: the turn for the distribution of work and relief fund for assistance to victims of the trade. A single operation! Who are these women and men who make and allegiance to their passion for the mountains? What are their values ​​and beliefs? How do they live occupational hazard? How do they fit their work in accordance with the traditions and adapting to changing behavior? In short, what "to guide" in 2014 and what is the beauty of art? These are some of the questions Guides & Co. tries to answer by giving the floor to the tour guides themselves. Touching testimony to support the film immerses the viewer into the heart of a professional community quite unique and provides a warm portrait. A sensitive document served by spectacular and beautiful images!

Location Place du village , Les Houches
Rates Projection : Entrées payantes au profit de la caisse de secours.
5€ enfant à partir de 10 ans et 8€ adultes.

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Further information : Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix
Tel : +33(0)4 50 53 00 88
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