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Fax : 04 95 21 21 31
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The 13th, 14th and 15th of June 1997

Society of History
Tel : 04 95 51 07 34
Fax : 04 95 51 39 60

In partnership with :
Intercontinent Méditerranée Voyages, SNCM, CCM, CCAS, InterNetCom
and with The Town Council of Ajaccio, The Territorial Community of Corsica, The Department of South Corsica, The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ajaccio - South Corsica.

The Great Man in his Town

Finally in his town, Napoleon Bonaparte will be the central theme of many activities.
Exceptionnal event by its extent and its diversity, the " First Napoleonic Days of Ajaccio " will gather from the 13th to the 15th of June of this year, researchers, historians, film enthusiasts, groups in period costume, fanfares, collectors, philatelists, lovers of figurines and history games on the occasion of conferences, of debates, of film showings, plays,exchanges, exhibitions, games and competitions on the theme of the " Bonaparte in the History of the World ".
These days offered to the people from Ajaccio and to visitors will allow to welcome the participants in the cruise " On the traces of Napoléon Bonaparte in Mediterranean " aboard the liner " Napoléon Bonaparte " on call in Ajaccio.
A great yearly meeting for the napoleonic in the wonderful setting of the Gulf of Ajaccio and Corsica.

A Multiple Evocation of the Napoleonic Phenomenon in the Imperial City

Consult the Program, Follow the Events
Timetable Presentation
Groups in Costumes, Napoleonic Fanfares, Historical Reconstitution
Conferences | Films, Debates, Theater
Exhibitions| Presentation and Competitions of Figurines | History Games
Books Exchange, Collectors Exchange

Friday the 13th of June Saturday the 14th of June Sunday the 15th of June
Afternoon Morning Afternoon Evening Morning Afternoon Evening
More than 600 participants in period costumes.
Napoleonic groups and fanfares came from the whole Europe:
Belgium, France, Great Britain, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic
Parades of Groups with Fanfares Napoleonic Battles Parades of Groups with Fanfares
Concert of Fanfares
Demonstrations of manoeuvres and Shootings with Old Weapons

Friday the 13th of June Saturday the 14th of June Sunday the 15th of June
Afternoon Morning Afternoon Evening Morning Afternoon Evening
Conference Debate: Napoleon Bonaparte, the man from Ajaccio, the Corsican, the Mediterranean
Salle des Congrès
3 p.m to 6 p.m
Films Debate: The use of the napoleonic Myth by the Protagonists of the Second World War
Le Kalliste 5 p.m
Films Debate: Napoleonic Films
Salle des Congrès
Cinéma Bonaparte
2 p.m - 6 p.m
Theater Play: The Comédie Française presents: "L'empereur" by Paul Fleuriot de Langle
Cinéma Théâtre L'Empire 9 p.m

Friday the 13th of June Saturday the 14th of June Sunday the 15th of June
Afternoon Morning Afternoon Evening Morning Afternoon Evening
Competitons of Figurines: First International Competition: "The Bonaparte in the History of the Word" Espace Diamant and Salle des Congrès
Entering, Installation, Opening to the Public
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Exhibitions, Proclamation of Results,
Prize Giving
9 a.m to 7.35 p.m
History Games: Live again the Napoleonic Campaigns
Harbor Station
Books Exchange [Place Foch] and Collectors Exchange [Paquebot Napoléon Bonaparte]
Books Exchange Books Exchange
Collectors Exchange

Napoleon in his Town: Commercial activities On the occasion of these "Days", the streets and stores of the town will take the appearances of the most famous child of Ajaccio. Activities with theme, decorations of store windows, competition games will permit to all to be part of the historical evocation.

For any information
Napoléon Méditerranée / A Bandera
1 rue Général Lévie . Ajaccio
Tél 04 95 51 07 34
Tourist Office of Ajaccio
Place Foch Ajaccio
Tel 04 95 51 53 03
Beware, the schedule of the days is given as a guide and susceptible of changes.


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