It caught our eye in the Lorient region [avril 2024]

Full sail! This month of April 2024 was marked by The Transat CIC in Lorient. But also by the match between FCL and PSG, the opening of the temporary halls of Merville or even a box full of puppies, abandoned at the SPA.

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Sunday April 28, the 48 solo sailors of The Transat CIC set off from Lorient, heading to New York. Before becoming just a dot on the horizon, they offered a beautiful spectacle, both from land and on the water, around the island of Groix. See you in 2028!

Nicolas Creach/Le Télégramme

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Singing on a boat? The singer Santa took up the challenge, Friday April 26, in front of the audience at The Transat CIC village, in Lorient-La Base. She boarded Ian Lipinski’s new Crédit Mutuel boat.

Le Télégramme/Céline Le Strat

Saturday April 6, 250 people mobilized in Lorient against the thalassotherapy project in Larmor-Plage. The Council of State gave the green light to the construction of the center on Friday February 23. Despite the exhaustion of legal remedies, opponents do not intend to give up.
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Saturday April 6, 250 people mobilized in Lorient against the thalassotherapy project in Larmor-Plage. The Council of State gave the green light to the construction of the center on Friday February 23. Despite the exhaustion of legal remedies, opponents do not intend to give up.

Le Télégramme/Céline Le Strat

Skaters, roller clubs, joggers, walkers... 10,000 people took part in Littorale 56 on Sunday April 14. They covered 10 km round trip between Guidel-Plages and Fort-Bloqué. The objective - to support cancer research - was fulfilled.
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Skaters, roller clubs, joggers, walkers… 10,000 people took part in Littorale 56 on Sunday April 14. They covered 10 km round trip between Guidel-Plages and Fort-Bloqué. The objective – to support cancer research – was fulfilled.

On April 6, in front of a thousand people, Youna Le Guen, 14, defended the Breton language by performing the song “Karantez vro”, by Anjela Duval. And not on just any occasion: during the selections for The Voice Kids in Ploemeur.
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On April 6, in front of a thousand people, Youna Le Guen, 14, defended the Breton language by performing the song “Karantez vro”, by Anjela Duval. And not on just any occasion: during the selections for The Voice Kids in Ploemeur.

Le Télégramme/Céline Le Strat

At 100 years old, Noël Fournier is the dean of Saint-Hélène. Friday March 29, he celebrated his birthday surrounded by elected officials of the town but especially by his wife France with whom he married civilly at 66 years old and religiously at 91 years old.
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At 100 years old, Noël Fournier is the dean of Saint-Hélène. Friday March 29, he celebrated his birthday surrounded by elected officials of the town but especially by his wife France with whom he married civilly at 66 years old and religiously at 91 years old.

Meeting with Lorient drag queen Jiruma Vixen during a makeup session. Since January, she has hosted the “Drag’emonium” at the Le Sur-mesure bar.
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Meeting with Lorient drag queen Jiruma Vixen during a makeup session. Since January, she has hosted the “Drag’emonium” at the Le Sur-mesure bar.

Alice Gleizes/The Telegram

The temporary halls of Merville opened their doors on April 16. A sort of “back to school” for the traders who have taken possession of the premises and found their customers.
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The temporary halls of Merville opened their doors on April 16. A sort of “back to school” for the traders who have taken possession of the premises and found their customers.

Vincent Le Guern/The Telegram

After 37 days of racing between Punta del Este (Uruguay) and Cowes (England), the crew of Pen Duick VI led by Marie Tabarly won the 4th and final stage of the Ocean Globe Race in real time and on compensated time.
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After 37 days of racing between Punta del Este (Uruguay) and Cowes (England), the crew of Pen Duick VI led by Marie Tabarly won the 4th and final stage of the Ocean Globe Race in real time and on compensated time.

Tim Bishop/TimBisMedia

A few days before the meeting between FC Lorient and Paris Saint-Germain, Wednesday April 24, we were fishing for predictions on the pitches of the Tréfaven stadium, where the CEP teams train. Here, Camille, Inès, Alana and Aurore, U11 players. Finally, the Merlus lost to the Parisians.
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A few days before the meeting between FC Lorient and Paris Saint-Germain, Wednesday April 24, we were fishing for predictions on the pitches of the Tréfaven stadium, where the CEP teams train. Here, Camille, Inès, Alana and Aurore, U11 players. Finally, the Merlus lost to the Parisians.

Vincent Le Guern/The Telegram

A strange ballet was observed Thursday April 25, Place de l'Hôtel de Ville in Lorient. Two Gazelle helicopters landed in front of a large gathering. A first organized by the Information and Recruitment Center of the Armed Forces of Lorient and the third combat helicopter regiment of Étain as part of a recruitment operation.
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A strange ballet was observed Thursday April 25, Place de l’Hôtel de Ville in Lorient. Two Gazelle helicopters landed in front of a large gathering. A first organized by the Information and Recruitment Center of the Armed Forces of Lorient and the third combat helicopter regiment of Étain as part of a recruitment operation.

Le Télégramme/Stéphane Guihéneuf

The scene is impressive: a 69-year-old driver smashed the window of the Ty Producteurs butcher's shop in Kervignac with her car on Friday April 26. The accident left six people injured in addition to the sixty-year-old.
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The scene is impressive: a 69-year-old driver smashed the window of the Ty Producteurs butcher’s shop in Kervignac with her car on Friday April 26. The accident left six people injured in addition to the sixty-year-old.

Seven Beauceron cross puppies, three months old, were abandoned in front of the Lorient SPA on Saturday April 27. Two days later, on Monday, they all found new families.
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Seven Beauceron cross puppies, three months old, were abandoned in front of the Lorient SPA on Saturday April 27. Two days later, on Monday, they all found new families.

Lorient SPA

Gautier Creignou, Camille Brun, Tao, 22 months, and June, three weeks old in the photo, live on their boat in the marina of Lorient. A choice to save before leaving for adventure.
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Gautier Creignou, Camille Brun, Tao, 22 months, and June, three weeks old in the photo, live on their boat in the marina of Lorient. A choice to save before leaving for adventure.

Le Télégramme/Céline Le Strat

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