October 24 to 26


Dear Lions of Europe and the world,

We officially announce the launch of the 68th LIONS FORUM EUROPEEN to be held in Bordeaux Le Lac from October 24 to 26, 2024.

Our team looks forward to welcoming you to Bordeaux, for a pure moment of happiness and friendship with a “French touch”!!!!

President of the Forum,












The Europa Forum 2024 sessions will alternate between must-attend meetings, hosting meetings with our leaders, and live action, entertainment and amazing parties. From a tram jump, you can then visit the historic center; museums and cathedrals, beautiful exhibitions, the Cité du Vin are there to satisfy your curiosity.


Welcome Letter

The Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region, Bordeaux Métropole and the City of Bordeaux welcome you. Download the welcome letter Dear participants of the Lions Europa Forum, All the...

March newsletter

The latest newsletter of the Europa Forum was published on 30 March. You can discover it by clicking on the image below. And if you are not yet a subscriber, you can...

Book your hotels

Find the list of hotels around Palais 2 l'Atlantique de Bordeaux Lac and book your rooms in one of our partner hotels. 

Registrations are now open

You can now register for the Europa Forum 2024. Tickets are open for LIONS, spouses and partners and LEOs. In case of difficulties, contact us at...

Going through the Centre district

By Loic Laine, Delegate National Communication Commission The Lions International Centre district brings together the clubs of the departments of the heart of France...

Competition and Humanism

By Bernie Grethen The competitions organized by the South West District have two main objectives: to create links with the youth by highlighting the culture and...

An action in favor of Childhood Cancer

By Hélène Arzeno A flagship action of district 103 South West in favor of childhood cancer Early participation  "The Hyacinths for Life" is a superb "self-giving"...

The Chaban Delmas Bridge

By Rita Eyremandi Our two friends Elita and Jaja decide to take a cruise on the Garonne. After boarding the boat «Le Sicambre», Elita and Jaja pass under the Jacques...

The Mascarons of Bordeaux

By Jean Paul et Marie Christine TAVIN You who pass without seeing them… they look at you. Pedestrian, raise your nose and open your eyes…! Too often unknown element of...

Entrecôte bordelaise wine merchant sauce

By Anne-Laure Francès A typical Bordeaux recipe that is cooked with Bordeaux red wine to accompany a beautiful beef steak. To be ideally Bordeaux, the entrecôte must be...

Place des Quinconces

By Patrick Robert In 2007, UNESCO inscribed on the World Heritage List half of the city of Bordeaux, 1810 ha and 376 buildings. Every month, discover in this space an...

A few words of ethics…

By Anne Mahieu Why are we at a crossroads? What questions us?  Should we redefine the foundations of a healthy society and engage in a global reflection on global...

Warm thanks and special invitation

Par Claude Mermet, PDG  2020/2021/2022,  Vice Président - Commissaire général Europa Forum 2024 C'est avec une profonde gratitude que nous vous invitons à nous...

March editorial by Nicole Miquel Belaud

Immediate Past International Director, President of Europa Forum 2024, Lions International Good morning to all, The Europa Forum in Bordeaux is getting closer and our...

February newsletter

The Europa Forum newsletter was published on 25 February. You can discover it by clicking on the image below. And if you are not yet a subscriber, you can register here...

Via the West Central District

By Bernard Mouricout, National Communications Delegate, West Central District The Centre-Ouest district covers 7 departments: Vendée, Poitou-Charentes (Charente,...

Bus Lions of the Southwest View

By Marie Christine et Jean Paul Tavin It’s a beautiful novel, it’s a beautiful story! In the midst of the COVID pandemic and in the midst of lockdown, District 103 SO...

LES CIF, International Francophone Centers

By Hervé Tovo Every year, 200 young foreigners from 18 to 24 years old are gathered in Paris to participate in the centres. They are recruited with the help of...

LILLET, the Bordeaux aperitif

By Jean Paul et Marie Christine TAVIN Lillet© is an aperitif based on wine produced in Podensac, near Bordeaux. It is based on 85% wine, 15% fruit liqueurs and...

Les Bassins des Lumières  

By Rita Eyremandi Our two friends Elita and Jaja decide to visit Les Bassins des Lumières in Bordeaux. After taking Line C of the TRAM and Bus No 9, they arrive on the...





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