Avignon Celebrity Tournament

By Mr.Bordsenius at 2004-07-13

Every year, the City of Avignon organizes a Celebrity Tournament, along the Rhône river.
The 16th edition took place on July 10, 2004.
Lots of famous people from show and other business get together for a full day of pétanque, joined by some of the local champions.

Of course it always attracts plenty spectators who get the opportunity to see their favorite TV anchors and movie actors up close.

We did as well. Unfortunately we are not as familiar with the faces as the average bystander, (hence no captions) but it was a very pleasant experience. And some are real good players!
We were hoping to catch Charles Aznavour, who usually joins in, but he had to skip this years' event.

This story was contributed by Philippe Boets of petanqueAmerica. They have even more photos at their website

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