Kite Festival

  • Dates to be confirmed
Cultural TOP 10 Aerial sports Kite Festival
Place : Plage du Verdon
  • Festival de cerfs-volants

Presentation

Three days of celebration on the beach of Verdon for this great Easter weekend.
You have an appointment with about fifty international kite flyers.
About ten countries will be represented.
Several regions of France will also be present.
They will offer free demonstrations of kites, large structures, traditional kites and will give advice to help the youngest to fly.
Initiation to traction sail inflating, boomerang throwing, model aircraft demonstration, wind garden, candy releases and kite sales.

Kite-making workshops will be held for children and teenagers from Saturday 16 to Monday 18 April 2022 (Easter weekend), at 10am, 11am, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. They will take place on the esplanade of the first aid post.
Registration is on site.

The weekday workshops, from Tuesday 12 to Friday 15 April 2022: They are open to groups on reservation (and within the limits of available places). They are led by international artists who will offer young people and people with disabilities the opportunity to make traditional kites or wind objects, to learn how to fly a kite or a traction sail.

The Kite Festival is organised by the Coup de Vent association, in partnership with the City of Martigues, the PACA Region, the General Council of the Bouches-du-Rhône, the Association pour l'Animation des Centres Sociaux et des Maisons de quartier and Radio Maritima.

Free entry and parking.
Opening period (s)From Saturday 15 to Sunday 16 April 2023 between 10 am and 6 pm. Dates to be confirmed.
Practical information
  • Environments :
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Waterside
Facilities, services, amenities
  • Sitra promotion typology :
    • Open air
    • Not recommended in bad weather
  • Adapted offers :
    • Specially for children

Tarifs

Free of charge.

Map

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Chemin de la Douane
La Couronne
13500
Martigues
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Latitude : 43.332155
Longitude : 5.049891
By departmental road
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Mob : +33 6 85 56 99 01
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Plage du Verdon
Chemin de la Douane
La Couronne
13500
Martigues