Photo competition

Photo contest

From 1994 to 2008, the association organized eight photo competitions on cultural heritage.

  • 1994: Les communes riveraines du lac de Villerest
  • 1996: Cieux and toits de la Côte Roannaise
  • 1998: Eaux vives et eaux dormantes du Roannais
  • 2000: La vigne et son environnement en Côte Roannaise
  • 2002: Au fil des rails d’here and d’aujourd’hui en pays roannais
  • 2004: Petit patrimoine rural de la Loire
  • 2006: Jeux de lumiere at the filme dans le Roannais
  • 2008: Fête au village dans le Roannais

The competition was open to amateurs and photo club members. The judging was done by a jury staffed with professional photographers, artists and other qualified people. A special prize was awarded by the choice of the audience. The featured and award-winning photographs were exhibited in Manor de la Mure.

«Scenes of village life» – 2008

«Scenes of village life» – 2008

In May 2007 we presented in the house Manor de la Mure an exhibition with old photographs of the great works, the leisure and the holidays, also the life of each day, the Loire etc.

We also welcomed the book author Claire Van Kinh, who provided some of the texts from her book La Louise some photos for our second book.

This exhibition welcomed 470 visitors over 2 weekends.

Pearl Wedding: 30 years of association

Pearl Wedding: 30 years of association

This exhibition of July 2004 relates the formation of the municipality of St-Jean-le-Puy, the cohabitation of the two villages
St-Jean-le-Puy and St-Maurice-sur-Loire, and finally the fusion association which is at the origin of our current commune:
St-Jean-St-Maurice-sur-Loire.

Event in partnership with the festival committee.
108 visitors on 2 weekends

The village through the century

The village through the century

Photo exhibition organized in 2000 retracing the life of the village from 1900 to the present: portraits of mayors, priests, school children but also parties, ceremonies and daily life, shops …

This exhibition received 450 visitors over two weekends!

This retrospective was complemented by the production of a video presented to the public and our first publication.

Joseph Déchelette

Joseph Déchelette

In July 1999, a presentation of the various memories of the great archaeologist, his presence on the village, his discoveries and his influence on the preservation of the Roannais monuments.

350 visitors for this exhibition.