The 23rd 2CV World Meeting was held in Samobor, Croatia from July 30th to August 4th, 2019. It was a most impressive event with, concerts, pubs, parades, a Citroën museum, competition events, workshops, a 2CV flea market, lottery, camping on-site and Raids afterwards, both inland in Croatia and along the Adriatic coast, all organized by the Croatian 2CV Citroën Club and the Hrvatski 2CV Citroёn Club. Of course, the 100th Anniversary of Citroën was also celebrated.

Here are some photos and figures illustrating the good times that transpired.

  • Total number of vehicles: 3,858
  • Total number of participants: 8,190
  • Total number of visitors: 3,783
  • Number of participating countries: 41
  • The oldest participant: 86 years old (Italy)
  • The youngest participant: 3 months old (Switzerland)
  • The longest route: the Luo family, 113.000 km (trip around the world)
  • Water consumption in the Camp zone (water tanks): 45,000 litres
  • Water consumption (showers, open showers, sinks…): 531 m3
  • Electricity consumption, including the lighting: 40,000 kWh
  • Toilet paper consumption: 3,680 rolls
  • Auto repair shop: 111 vehicles repaired at the World Meeting
  • Repair works on vehicles in Croatia: about 30 repair works on vehicles across Croatia.
  • Parades: 2 consisting of 100 vehicles each (in Samobor and Zagreb)
  • Off-road Žumberak: 30 vehicles
  • Competition participants: About 200 people – 20 categories of awards (medals, plus prizes provided by the sponsors)

 

A total of 150 volunteers (Club members, citizens of Samobor and friends, family members of the organizers, 2CV drivers from the UK, Italy, France, Denmark, Slovenia and other countries, and volunteers from the Erasmus project) made it all possible.

Missed this one? Plan now for the 24th 2CV World Meeting that will be held in Switzerland, July 27th to Aug 1st, 2021.  The location will in the French-speaking part of Switzerland in the canton Jura not far from its capital Delémont, located in a beautiful natural setting between the communities of Courroux, Courrendlin and Val-Terbi.