FORMER WASTELAND CONVERTED INTO A CONCERT HALL: LA RODIA, IN BESANÇON

Date: 2008 Funds: ERFD Amount of co-financing UE: 2 013 350 € Franche-Comté

FORMER WASTELAND CONVERTED INTO A CONCERT HALL: LA RODIA, IN BESANÇON

Themes: The European next door ; Culture and tourism ; Urban development
Beneficiary: Besançon Municipal Council

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La Rodia is a concert hall built on former industrial wasteland in Besançon. It hosts modern music bands of national renown as well as local bands who are also given access to rehearsal facilities.

In total, la Rodia hosts 500 bands every year and contributes to improving the attractiveness of the urban area.

Additional information

  • Duration:
  • Total cost: 5 678 482 €
  • Key numbers
    • 18 jobs created
    • 36,000 spectators welcomed every year