Cannes Yachting Festival celebrates its anniversary
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Date - 12.09.2017 8:25
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Cannes Yachting Festival is recognized as one of the most important events of the yacht industry, as well as the largest show in Europe.
From 12 to 17 of September in Cannes there will be the anniversary Cannes Yachting Festival. It will be one of the brightest events of 2017, as this year it turns 40 years old. From year to year the festival gathers a huge number of guests from all over the world. So, last year, it was visited by more than 51 thousand people. And there is something to be surprised here: more than 630 beautiful yachts are presented to viewers, most of them not from France. Among the, there are the unique old yachts, innovative models of different sizes and rich interiors.
In the Palace of Festivals and Congresses an exhibition devoted to premium brands outside the yachting business will take place. It will feature products for the home, furniture, watches, jewelry, design and art items. Also during the festival in the Old Port, the Concours d'Elégance competition will take place, as a result of which the oldest and most modern models of motor boats, up to 12 m in size, will be selected.
Tickets for the festival in Cannes can be purchased online. The admission ticket costs 15 euros, the ticket for the show costs 19 euros. You can also purchase a personal card for 2 people at a cost of 1089 euros, which will be valid for all the days of the festival or a one-day VIP card for 154 euros. You can visit the festival from 10:00 to 19:00 daily, on Friday the exhibition will run until 22:00, and on Sunday until 18:00.
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