Dieppe hosts an international kite flying festival 8-16 September 2012
One of the main characteristics of the Dieppe Kite Festival is its international character with the attendance, to each edition, of about forty invited countries.
Every 2 years, there are eight hectares of lawn between the city and the sea which is available to the kite flyers and the public. This exceptional area forms a kind of natural amphitheatre.
See the best teams and acrobatic kite pilots, the best creative artists, but also a wide panel of traditional kites are faithful to go .
This free festival allows, thanks to many activities , to learn the construction within the framework of workshops, or piloting at sessions supervised by professionals. Specific activities are organized for the children…
The Festival International de Cerf-volant is held on the beaches at Dieppe (76 Seine-Maritime, Normandie)
Fpr 20212 the general theme will be “The five elements: Treasures of Humanity”, whilst the theme of the Artistic Kite Contest is “The 5 Elements: Air, Space, Earth, Water and Fire.”
The United Kingdom is the “guest of honour”!
Cerf Volants is also the term for Stag Beetles in french, literally meaning “flying stags” .
For more info see the organiser’s website
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