The International Kite Festival (In French : Rencontres Internationales de Cerfs-Volants) is one of the North of France's greatest events.
Every year during 9 days in April, sea animals, strange flying creatures, giant octopodes, liven up the sky of Berck-sur-Mer. The world's best professional kite flyers arrange a meet that beach to show you synchronized choreographies (megateams) and rokkakus' peace-full combats (hexagonal kite inspired by the japanese culture).
Every two years the World Championship of Cervoling (in-line team competition) takes place on beach of Berck-sur-Mer.
For the duration of the festival a wide range of activities is offered :
- The Jardin du Vent "Windgarden" designed thanks to recycled materials, where Aeolus loves to play with windmill, flowerbed. Characters and animals, come to life and sing helped with the breath air.
- The kites construction academy
- The kite flight school
- The international delagations' exhibition stands.
- The Nightflight and the firework (on the 2nd Saturday of the festival)
Take a look at the official website : www.cerf-volant-berck.com