This coming Sunday, 3 June 2018, fans and friends as well as the enthusiasts will meet at the steam beer brewery in Essen to present their Citroën 2CV automobile treasures. This as part of a now beloved tradition: On the first Sunday in June, proud owners and fans of the legendary Citroën 2CV from the Rhineland, the Ruhrgebiet and neighboring regions meet for the so-called Duck Classic Day, in which the legendary car is the focus of numerous petrol talks stands. For this purpose, once again numerous, lovingly maintained specimens in all colors and versions are expected. The visitors will reward the most original in a beauty contest - the Concours d’Élégance. In addition, for the physical well-being and the entertainment of the small guests are very well taken care of, we hear.
The event is a very special highlight this year: In contrast to previous events, many cars will be festively decorated for the occasion of the 70th birthday of the duck. Let the organizers of the meeting point Citroën have their say, Oliver vom Berg and Britta Becker. They all agree: "The 'Duck Classic Day' is a nationally very popular event that is firmly on the calendar of the 2CV friends year after year. We look forward to a colorful birthday party with numerous visitors, the same fascination and passion share for the cult model. „The event sees itself as a day among friends, and therefore there is something for the whole family: tombola, books, thrillers, literature, and culinary specialties in the gastronomy of the "steam", spare parts and much more. There is a playground waiting for the little ones.
Visitors participate in the competition
And they do not pay admission: kids up to 14 are exempt from this, per adult only € 2.00 are due. In return, the visitor can participate in the beauty contest, as each visitor receives a small voting card upon entry. On this map, the license plate of the car, which the visitor finds most beautiful, is registered. The duck with the most votes wins the "Concours d'Élégance". The event takes place from 11:00 in the "steam", the steam beer brewery at the Heinrich-Brauns-Str 9-15 in 45355 Essen-Borbeck: Surely a good tip for those who are fans of our many model cars of the 2CV. An overview of which has been compiled via the link below.