The Bravade Calendale

Aix en Provence - Parade - December 16th at 11am and 2.30pm - Free

The famous calendale bravade celebrates the Christmas pump offering to the city authorities. An occasion for deploying with blunderbusses shots, an abundance of Provencal players, from the Chivau-frus to the Italian flag throwers and musicians from theArles Condor, not to mention the presence of folk groups.

Over 200 participants in costumes alongside the bravadeurs from Barjols.

No admission charge

This event is being held as part of: Christmas events in Aix-en-Provence

  • Free

Information provided by OT Aix en Provence

  • Contact

    Cours Mirabeau
    13100 Aix en Provence

  • Organiser

    Li Venturie - Escolo Felibrenco

    Oustau de Prouvènço
    Parc Jourdan
    8 avenue Jules Ferry

    13100 Aix en Provence

  • Lieux

    Le cours Mirabeau and its fountains
    Cours Mirabeau
    13100 Aix en Provence

    Aix en Provence Town Hall
    Mairie d'Aix en Provence
    Place De l'Hôtel de Ville

    13100 Aix en Provence

  • Phone

    • 06 75 08 26 21
  • Website

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