it’s time to be afraid …
For the 3rd year, children and their parents are invited to participate in Halloween in Chateaubriant. The opportunity to do something for children with cancer.
At Chateaubriant, for the 3rd year, the two town centre associations, l’association de commerçants Coeur de ville and the L’association de riverains Quartier Brillant are once again working together to bring many activities that will appeal to the whole family this Halloween.
Between 1.30pm and 7pm, children are invited to visit the many of the shops in the town centre that are participating, and giving sweets to children dressed up in Halloween costume. At around 5.30pm there will the start of many other surprises, “says Anne-C. Digard, Board Member. “There will also bechildren walking with lanterns in and around the rue Aristide Briand, with the assistance of municipal youth committee. “
Not to mention the flash mob Halloween, a collective choreography, prepared by Séverine Pinel and Pascale Lubin. This year, they will dance on the theme of the film Ghostbusters. “Last year we had a crazy world, recalls Anne-C. Digard. The Aristide Briand street was packed with people. It was choreographed to the music of Thriller, Michael Jackson. We were even talked about in Nantes … “
Helping children with cancer
But playing at frightening is not the only objective Quarter Brilliant. It is also to animate the city centre … for charity. For Halloween, Chateaubriant is always organized in aid of a charity association. This year the profits from the various stands will be donated to Myosotis 35 which deals to bring some joy to children with cancer at the Rennes hospital. “They make animations for the small children to help them forget their disease”, says Oliveau Ludovic Vincent. “This is primarily why, we created a Halloween animation in Chateaubriant: to help children suffering and their parents who care. “
Thus, in 2013 300 € were donated to Mécenat heart surgery. “It was our first year, we were already happy with this amount, Anne-C adds. Last year they raised 1 200 € for The Star of life. “We could take Tao and Lilac, two children of Erbray victims of Sanfilippo syndrome, and their parents, to Disneyland. “
And this year, “we will try to do even better. We would like it to become a key event in Chateaubriant every year. “