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Châtel en Fête

Entertainment/recreation, Festival, Show, Artistic performance in Châtelaillon-Plage
  • Mysterious, wild, enriching, colorful, musical, imaginary ... On Saturday 25 and Sunday, June 26, 2022, the public will dive into the imaginary Africa of the 7 districts châtelaillonnais.

  • Can you hear the roar of the lion in the distance? I take you by the hand and take you on a long journey to the farthest reaches of Africa, the cradle of the human heart! Sometimes wild in the beautiful reserves of Kenya with the stadium district, or rather colorful with the Azulu wedding of the Boucholeurs, or just cool with the waka waka of the hippodrome district, these are all the facets that you will discover in the heart of Châtel en Fête!

    Have you noticed the eyes of the men in...
    Can you hear the roar of the lion in the distance? I take you by the hand and take you on a long journey to the farthest reaches of Africa, the cradle of the human heart! Sometimes wild in the beautiful reserves of Kenya with the stadium district, or rather colorful with the Azulu wedding of the Boucholeurs, or just cool with the waka waka of the hippodrome district, these are all the facets that you will discover in the heart of Châtel en Fête!

    Have you noticed the eyes of the men in blue from the harbor district, the kings of the desert, who follow you to the Casino's Case? They are protecting you from the King of the Savannah in the Dunes district, the friendly Lion King! Follow his rallying cry Hakuna Matata, he will lead you to the gates of Orbikanda, the imaginary and futuristic land of the Orbigny district.
    Can you find your way?

    ON THE PROGRAM for these 2 days of celebration :

    SATURDAY 25 JUNE, Châtel fêtre l'Afrique, from 10am to 11pm

    With the 7 districts of Châtelailonnais and the municipal leisure center of La Ruche, in the heart of the city:
    - Music and dances galore: stilt walkers, Doumba dancers, djembes transmit their communicative energy.
    - Animations for young and old / For the whole family / near the church: Rendezvous at the Case' in Chatel for a playful discovery of African culture
    - Call of the Baoboab / From 6 years old or 1m10 / Free / in front of the church
    Notice to the little adventurers! Climb to the top of the peaks with the climbing wall.
    - African market : In the heart of the festival, along the boulevard, craft market and delicacies from all over the African continent.
    - Neighborhood show / From 5 pm / Church stage
    With, for the first year, the children of the leisure center La Ruche. Beautiful danced or scenographic tales, skilfully orchestrated, come and applaud them!
    -Concert with African sounds / 7-8pm / On the square in front of the town hall
    With the Harmony Orchestra of Châtelaillon-Plage

    SOUND AND LIGHT PARADE / 10pm / On the central boulevards
    Africa wakes up, dancers warm up, djembes and vuvuzelas answer each other and lights are turned on in the heart of the party!
    It's the departure for a crazy, shimmering and unforgettable parade.
    Departure : Church / Arrival : Round bridge in front of the municipal park
    2 places of spectacle : Town hall and Place Jean Moulin

    SUNDAY 26 JUNE, Châtel celebrates Africa, from 10am to 6pm

    RENDEZ-VOUS IN THE HEART OF THE FESTIVAL
    - 10h-12h30 : animations, African market
    - 11 am : shows of the districts on the stage in front of the church

    BIG PARADE - 3:30 pm
    The 7 districts of Châtelaillonnais and the leisure center La Ruche, accompanied by the Batterie Fanfare, will embark you in their vision of Africa. Floats, music and dances will follow one another along the boulevards for the greatest pleasure of all!
    - NEW IN 2022 :
    Departure from Jonchery school (Boulevard De Lattre de Tassigny) and arrival at Beauséjour (Boulevard de la République)
    4 places of spectacle: church, town hall, place Jean Moulin and Place de la légion d'honneur.

    BETWEEN LEGENDS AND DANCES
    During these 2 days, dancers, stilt walkers and musicians will be at the heart of the festival and will give you the tempo!

    - Fata Olé : It's "The earth that wakes up". These artists content you with a beautiful African legend on the theme of water
    - African wizards : Between myths and legends, the African wizards will come to titillate you, to question you. Will they be able to awaken the spirit of dance that lies dormant in you?
    - Giraffes on vacation : It is at the bend in the street that they will surprise you with their long legs and their pretty faces. A bit mischievous, they will make young and old laugh.
    - Association Africa Sabar : Coming directly from La Rochelle, these artists will give you their sense of rhythm and dance. It mooves, it sings... Ready to follow them?
    - House of Africa
    Waka waka is the philosophy they share with you and the hippodrome district. Kompa dancers, balafon and djembe players will take you on a wild dance... and more if you like!
    - Dromedary caravan.
    Let yourself be guided by these nonchalant animals from the port district... where will they take you?
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Schedules
Schedules
  • From June 25, 2022 until June 26, 2022
    Opened Everyday