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Europe’s Premier Canoe Rendezvous.

April 22 - 25, 2021
Mirabel-et-Blacons,
Rivière Drôme, France

2020 Schedule

10th anniversary fantastic program !

Thursday April 30 :

  • 14H : welcome to the first arrivals (camping office). Registrations and pick up of the Goodies Bag containing T-shirt, festival tumbler, sponsors brochures and stickers.
  • Possibility to get a breakfast service during the weekend : please ask the Camping office.
  • 18H30 : opening ceremony. Apéritif. Free tasting of “Clairette de Die”, famous local sparkling wine.
  • 19H / 23H : bar, fast food service (chicken / french fries / pizzas).
  • 21H30 : exceptional slideshow / conference : Martin Trahan (Quebec / Canada), continents' paddler. Canada (7000 km) and USA (8000 km) big crossings in a canoe.

(Photo : Jay Kolsch)

Friday May 1st

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  • All day : booths, canoe and gear tests, free runs of the Drome river (Saillans / Blacons et Blacons / Crest).
  • All day : Kids Festival (6/12 years old).
  • 9H and 14H : workshops.
  • 16H / 20H : massage and foot reflexology (registration requested).
  • 18H : the Teepee Bar is open ! Yehaaa !
  • 20H : meal.
  • 21H30 : concert "The Green Duck" (Irish folk).

 

Saturday May 2 : Big descent

  • All day : Kids Festival (6/12 years old).
  • 9h30 :  Car departure for Sainte-Croix.  
  • 10H30 : Drôme descent between Sainte-Croix and Mirabel et Blacons (25 Km) : easy class 2 run with a normal water level.
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  • 18H : free shuttle service.
  • 16H / 20H : massage and foot reflexology (registration requested).
  • 18H : the Teepee Bar is open !
  • 20H : meal.
  • 21H30 : big prize lottery, a 2600 € canoe (Esquif Canyon) to win and tons of other great prizes!

Sunday May 3
 :

  • All day : booths, canoe and gear tests, free runs of the Drome river (Saillans / Blacons et Blacons / Crest).

  • All day : Kids Festival (6/12 years old).
  • 9H and 14H : workshops.
  • 9H30 / 18H : massage and foot reflexology (registration requested).
  • 12H15 / 14h30 : pique nique by the river (tasting of local specialties).
  • 18H : end of the Festival.