Cycling Mania in Assens

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Cycling Mania in Assens - TV2 will broadcast live from the Assens Cycling Festival

Arena Assens, in the town of Assens, will be transformed into a festive marketplace all three days.

The event area will be buzzing with activities for children and families:
• cycle workshop: get your bicycle ready for summer, free
• food booths selling French delights and culinary experiences from local suppliers and farm shops
• bicycle racing track with cyclist test
• follow the day’s stage of Tour de France live on a giant screen
• partner pavilions brimming with Tour de France excitement and atmosphere…

Read more about the bicycle races, registration and the rest of the calendar of events on: www.assens.dk/toureniassens

Friday 12 July
10 a.m.
The Cycling Festival and marketplace open at Arena Assens with lots of activities for children and families.

10 a.m.
The official start of the first stage of “Tour de Assens” at Arena Assens. The cyclists will ride a challenging ‘castle’ route. See the route at www.assens.dk/toureniassens.

1.30 p.m.
Live transmission from the day’s stage of Tour de France on a giant screen.

2 p.m.
The first Tour de Assens cyclists are expected to reach the finish line.

2.30 p.m.
The day’s stage winner of Tour de Assens is named, and the yellow and polka dot jerseys are handed out on the podium.

3 p.m.
Circus Aroma entertains young and old alike with a scorching-hot hula-hoop session and cheerful porcelain jugglers, tiptop secretive illusions, foolhardy unicycling, flamingly furious fire juggling and audience-participation gags.

6.50 p.m.
The day’s stage of Tour de France ends and the marketplace closes.

Saturday 13 July
9 a.m.
The Arena Assens marketplace opens.
Festive caravan with entertainment, impressive vintage cars, sports cars and a speaker get ready at the marketplace. Take part in the competition for the most attractively decorated car.

9.30 a.m.
The caravan leads the procession for the second stage of Tour de Assens.

10.30 a.m.
Start of the second stage of Tour de Assens at Arena Assens. The cyclists ride a challenging ‘town’ route through the 6 principal towns of Assens Municipality. See the route at www.assens.dk/toureniassens.

11 a.m.
Starting time for the children’s bicycle race at Arena Assens. All children are issued with an event T-shirt and bag of goodies.
      3–4-year-olds: 850 metres
      5–7-year olds: 2 kilometres
      8–10-year olds: 4 kilometres 
    11–12-year olds: 8 kilometres

2 p.m.
Stomp concert: you will lose your breath, start smiling from ear to ear and feel exhilarated with energy, joy and enthusiasm when four young dynamic musicians, members of the band known as HeartBeat, take the stage.

2 p.m.
The first Tour de Assens cyclists are expected to cross the finish line.

3 p.m.
The day’s stage winner of Tour de Assens is named, and the yellow and polka dot jerseys are handed out on the podium. At the same time, the prizes for best-decorated car and competition winner are announced.

3.30 p.m.
Time trial on rail cycles with Assens celebrities starting from Torø Huse. Prizes awarded on the podium.

6.50 p.m.
The day’s stage of Tour de France ends.

Sunday 14 July
10 a.m.
Opening of the Arena Assens marketplace.

10 a.m.
Starting time of the third stage of Tour de Assens at Arena Assens. The cyclists ride a challenging ‘mountain’ route. See the route at www.assens.dk/toureniassens.

11 a.m.
Mountain-bike race at the soil reservoirs at the outskirts of Assens. The race starts from Melvej, at Sdr. Ringvej. Prizes awarded on the platform after the race.

12 noon
Entertainment by Tante Andante Band , a mad-as-a-hatter orchestra with a hearty repertoire of quality music for children and families.

1.30 p.m.
Live transmission from the day’s stage of Tour de France on a giant screen.

2 p.m.
The first Tour de Assens cyclists are expected to cross the finish line.

2.30 p.m.
Prize awards ceremony: the day’s stage winner and the overall winners of Tour de Assens are awarded.

We support the Children’s Cancer Fund in collaboration with Team Rynkeby which you will also meet at the events area.

Contact details:
Henning Qvick, City Manager, tel. +45 6474 7361, heqvi@assens.dk
Inge Dahl, Project Manager, tel. +45 2027 1760, info@ingedahlconsul¬ting.dk
Rikke Storm, Communications Director, tel. +45 3059 4324, risto@as¬sens.dk
Janne Kornbeck, secretary, tel. +45 2487 0424, jkhve@assens.dk

TV2’s partner towns
 Marielyst
 Helsingør
 Kerteminde
 Odense
 Assens
 Hvide Sande
 Sæby

Event date/time
12/07/2013 - 14/07/2013 Assens KommuneFriday - Sunday -

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Udvikling Fyn - VisitAssens pasgy@udviklingfyn.dk
 

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