Translated from French-Radio Canut is a regional associative radio station, broadcasting its programs in Lyon and its metropolitan area, on the frequency 102.2 FM. Historic radio station in the Croix-Rousse slopes, its slogan is "Radio Canut, the most rebellious radio station!" " It is located at 24 rue du Sergent-Blandan, in the 1st arrondissement of Lyon. Radio Canut is an association governed by the law of July 1, 1901 and whose statutes were declared to the prefecture of the Rhône on September 27, 1981. It takes its name from the canuts, silk workers from Lyon.
Lyon, the capital city in France’s Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, sits at the junction of the Rhône and Saône rivers. Its center reflects 2,000 years of history from the Roman Amphithéâtre des Trois Gaules, medieval and Renaissance architecture in Vieux (Old) Lyon, to the modern Confluence district on Presqu'île peninsula. Traboules, covered passageways between buildings, connect Vieux Lyon and La Croix-Rousse hill.
France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches. Paris, its capital, is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. The country is also renowned for its wines and sophisticated cuisine. Lascaux?s ancient cave drawings, Lyon?s Roman theater and the vast Palace of Versailles attest to its rich history.