Kite Festival - 14th edition
Festival - In April - Dates and program to be confirmed - Free
In 2019: three days of celebration on the Verdon beach!
You have an appointment with fifty international kite flyers. A dozen countries will be represented.
Several regions of France will also be present.
They will offer free demonstrations of stunts, large structures, traditional kites and provide advice to help younger people practice flying.
Initiation to pulling sail gonglings, boomerang throwing, aeromodelling demonstration, wind garden, candy releases and kite sales.
Kite-making workshops will be set up for children and teenagers on Saturdays and Sundays at 10:00, 11:00, 14:00, 15:00 and 16:00. They take place on the esplanade of the first aid station.
Weekday workshops (Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 April 2019): They are open to groups by reservation (and subject to availability). They are led by international artists who will offer young people and people with disabilities the opportunity to make traditional kites or aeolian objects, to learn about the stunt kite or the draft sail.
The Kite Festival is organized by the association Coup de Vent, in partnership with the City of Martigues, the PACA Region, the General Council of Bouches-du-Rhône, the Association for the Animation of Social Centers and Neighborhood Houses and Radio Maritima.
No admission charge
- Public car park
Information provided by OT Martigues
Coup de vent
13600 La Ciotat
Plage du Verdon
- 04 42 44 31 28
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