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Marseille 2017 Capital of Sport

Sport and kites

Capitale Europeenne du sport 2017 - Sport céleste

Celestial sport was the subject of the thirty second edition of the Marseille wind festival. For this event or gathering artists and acrobats of the family of the kite of the whole world, a free contest of aerial ballet was organized. Among the pilots of the various usual categories (2 lines and 4 lines: individual, pair and team), I presented in music, an original ballet with my acrobatic single-wire kite, the Switch. Out of twenty participants, it is a very honorable fourth place that rewards my ballet just behind the best pilots world in 4 lines that occupy the first three places. It is therefore possible to perform an aerial dance and to infuse emotions with a single-wire kite in comparison with the performance of very technical gear.

Sport Céleste avec le Switch
© Photo Michel Cetri
Des Coquelicots sur le Prado

Under a radiant sun and a light morning wind, I installed a Bouquet of Poppies on the sand of Prado de Marseille. The wonder of the children was immediately translated by their invasion of the bouquet of giant flowers.

Un aquarium géant

It was in a steady wind that I realized an unusual arrangement of the O Arches. In association with Eolia Concept and its giant marine creatures, I installed all the O’s around the blue octopus creating an unlikely aquatic atmosphere.

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To read also, all the articles of my participations in the festival of Marseille: http://www.alain-micquiaux.fr/en/tag/marseille-en/

Single line of the year

Addict Kite Awards Single line category of the year

The readers of the online magazine Addict Kite have elected the Switch: Single line of the year 2016!
Thanks to the Net surfers for this great reward and Addict Kite magazine !

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All results on the website Addict Kite :
http://www.addictkite.com/addict-kite-awards-2016-vos-champions/

You can also find all the Switch range available for sale in the shop’s website :
http://www.alain-micquiaux.fr/shop/switch/

28th RICV Berck / mer

The Great Bouquett

For the first time at the 28th RICV of Berck sur mer, I made steal the entirety of my Bouquet of Poppies. It is therefore 19 flowers that decorate the sky of the festival.
See also: The Bouquet of Poppies inaugurates in 2012 the prize of creation of the RICV: http://www.alain-micquiaux.fr/en/prize-for-the-cr…meeting-of-kites/ ‎

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Bouquet of Poppies with the RICV 2014 of Berck sur Mer
Affiche de 28 èmes RICV de Berck sur Mer

Prize for the creation of the International Meeting of Kites

Prize for the creation of the International Meeting of Kites

Last night, Friday, the results were proclaimed.
The very first creation prize is inaugurated at the Berck Sur Mer 2012 RICV and is awarded to the Bouquet of Poppies by Alain Micquiaux.

Le bouquet de Coquelicots au RICV de Berck Sur Mer


In 2016, on the occasion of the 30 years of the RICV of Berck Sur Mer, a medal of the memory is struck to the image of the poster. The Poppies are among the symbols of the event. Having become emblematic figures of the RICV, the Poppies have the honor to be included in the list of the best images of the festival.

Medal of Memory of the 30th RICV of Berck sur Mer
Medal of Memory of the 30th RICV of Berck sur Mer

RICV 2016
Affiche des 30 èmes RICV