D-DAY Courseulles-sur-Mer

D-DAY Courseulles-sur-Mer

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Courseulles-sur-Mer, Courseulles-sur-Mer
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On June 8th, the City of Courseulles-sur-Mer invites you to celebrate an exceptional anniversary with a rich and varied program that highlights history and the duty to remember.

**Sound, Light and Pyrotechnic Show:**

To mark this event, a sound, light and pyrotechnic show will be presented, focusing on the theme «Memory in a century of history». Spectators will be immersed in an immersive experience, with a 63 m² giant screen retracing significant moments from the 1920s to the present day, punctuated by pyrotechnic effects and archive projections. Special emphasis will be placed on the Second World War, in tribute to our liberators. This show aims to convey a message of peace and freedom, emphasizing the importance of the duty of memory and its transmission to young generations.

**Arromanche Air Show:**

The same day, from 3pm, do not miss the air show in Arromanche, promising breathtaking performances in the air.

**Colleville Grand Convoy/Allied Vehicle Parade:**

From 10am to 7pm, a large convoy/ parade of allied vehicles will take place, with 350 vehicles, including 10 tanks. The convoy will depart from the Overlord Museum in Colleville, towards Grandcamp-Maisy, with a static exhibition on the port and the waterfront. The convoy will then proceed to Isigny, where it will march through the city.

**Important Convoy Information:**

– Static exhibition at the Overlord Museum between 9:00 and 10:30.

– MVCG Liberty Convoy departs at approximately 10:30 a.m.

– Stop at Grandcamp-Maisy with static exhibition on the seafront and in front of the hall between 12:00 and 15:30.

– MVCG Liberty Convoy departs at approximately 3:30 pm.

– Arrival planned in Isigny sur Mer around 4:45 pm with a static exhibition around the town hall square until 6:30 pm.


These events offer a unique opportunity to delve into history, to pay tribute to the events and significant figures of the past, while celebrating the values of peace and freedom.