Candidate Space | Logistics

All logistics information to know for your arrival and your stay among us. (Address, rehearsals, accommodation, catering …)


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Travel costs

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Please download our “Welcome Pack” which will inform you about access, timetables and all important information about the festival.
The schedule below is indicative, it may change from day to day, we recommend you to check it from time to time.
  • 1pm – Arrival of competitors
  • 1.30 to 2pm – Welcome meeting
  • 2pm to 3pm – Unloading of equipment
  • 3pm to 6pm – Candidates’ rehearsals
  • · 15H00 – Tom Wouda
    · 15H22 – Nicolas Longueshow
    · 15H44 – Ecila
    o Pose 16h05-16h25
    · 16H30 – Maxence Vire
    · 16H52 – Hannu Juntunen
    · 17H14 – Artem Shchukin
    · 17h36 – Maxim Gladshtein

  • 6pm à 6:30pm – Installation in the dressing room and storage of the stage for the evening gala
  • 6:30pm to 20h – Meal at the Theatre
  • 8:30pm to 10pm – Opening show by Marc Métral at the Espace Culturel – Show offered to the candidates
  • 10:30pm/11pm – Return to accommodation and debriefing
  • 8am to 12:30 – Preparation of candidates in the dressing rooms and backstage
  • 10am to 12:30 – Studio photo shoot of the candidates
  • · 10:10 Ecila
    · 10:25 Maxim Gladshtein
    · 10:40 Nicolas Longueshow
    o 10:55 / Break 11:15.
    · 11:20 Maxence Vire
    · 11:35 Artem
    · 11:50 Hannu Juntunen
    · 12:05 Tom Wouda

  • 12h30 to 1:30pm – Meals at the theatre
  • 13h30 à 2:30pm – Preparation of candidates
  • 14h30 à 4pm – Héritier de l’Illusion Competition
  • 4pm – Award ceremony and photo shoot with the winners
  • 4pm to 5pm– Release of the stage by the candidates and installation of the gala artists + the 2 winners
  • 6:30pm to 7:30pm – Unloading of candidate material
  • 7pm – Rehearsal of the 2 winners and gala finale
  • 8pm – Catering at the Theatre
  • 8:30pm – Héritier de l’Illusion Show
  • 11pm – Meal at the cultural centre for all artists and candidates
  • Minuit – Back to the accommodation

10am Stands open until 8pm.
Balloon sculpture initiation, trophy creator, magic clubs and close-up demonstration.

Photo studio for candidates: from 10am to 12:30am and from 4pm to 4:30pm for the winners.

  • 10:00 am à 12:30 am – Installation and rehearsals of the gala artists and the winner of the competition
  • 12:30 am – Meal at the theatre for the artists of the gala
  • 3:00 am – Gala of the Héritier de l’Illusion
  • 5:00 am – End of the Héritier de l’illusion weekend


Centre Culturel Étincelles 43 Rue de la Libération 78660 Ablis

Appart-Hôtel Les Viviales 11 Rue de la Giroderie 78120 Rambouillet

Petit déjeuné de 7h à 8h samedi et de 8h à 10h dimanche


Friday evening: 6.30 to 8pm – Meal at the cultural centre
Saturday morning: 7am to 8am – Breakfast at the Hotel
Saturday lunch: 12.30 to 13.30 – Meal at the cultural centre
Saturday evening: 11pm – Meal at the cultural centre after the show
Sunday Morning: 8am to 10am – Breakfast at the Hotel

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Everything you need to know about the technical side of the competition. Technical sheet, photos of the stage, fire plan.


All the information about the day and time of your arrival, your accommodation, the meals and the complete schedule.


All the communication materials you can use for the event. Posters, Flyers, logo

For any questions

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