Boule Frederik II arranges allways The New Year's Day Boule in The Cathedral Park in Fredrikstad
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The GLOMMA 2002 tournament in The City of Fredrikstad, Norway. The largest sailing-ship in the world, the russian "SEDOV", as upstage scenery. In august 2005 the famous "Tall Ships' Race" will include Fredrikstad.
The Tall Ships races typically attract a fleet of 70-100 vessels from about 20 countries and of every size from 30ft yachts to square rigged ships over 300 feet long. Most years some 3-4,000 young people (aged 15-25) from close to 30 countries take part.
Contributed by Rolf Såheim.
For some reason the worl championship in petanque is held in the buzzling metroloplis of Tahiti this year! So pack your swimwear and go there at once!
Finally petanque has found a new home, as a bar game! Althought it might take a few years befor the darts-boards get the boot and petanque moves in everywhere it has started to happen
The Financial times has finally understood that Petanque is the game of the future, with our long time friend Mike Pegg, International umpire. "It may not be the sunny south of France but even on a chilly Devon day, British fans are warming to the charms of pétanque"
This is a product we have mentioned earlier, just because it is sooooo French. A Tour de France petanque-set! This is more French than a baguette!
We stumbled across a petanque-game for the andoid-system. From the produces description:"Petanque in St Tropez is a 3D bowls game, as played on the mediterannean coast." We do not have an android-phone to test it on, perhaps one of you can help us out?
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