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Thursday 1 October

Every Thursday, we propose an online performance to one of France’s leading cultural institutions.

Today we invite you to watch a concert from Talisco, at the Opéra Comédie in Montpellier.
Discover Jérôme Amandi aka Talisco and his pop-rock-electro universe accompanied by the Orchestre National Montpellier Occitanie and the choir Opéra Junior – Jeune Opéra conducted by Gwennolé Rufet. Rediscover then the author of the very famous song “the Keys” with those new symphonic accords.

The show is available thanks to Culturebox : https://www.france.tv/spectacles-et-culture/1117051-talisco-symphonique-a-l-opera-comedie-de-montpellier.html

Monday 5 October

Every Monday, we invite you to learn something new.

Jamy Gourmaud or well-known as simply Jamy is a journalist and TV presenter. He is basically famous for his show called “c’est pas sorcier” that one can translate as “it’s not that complicated”. This show explained in a very clear and simple way a lot of scientific phenomena. In this TEDx event he explains how he never stops pushing his psychological, intellectual or physical boundaries.

Click here to access the conference : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4g9yRDbdq0

Wednesday 7 October

Are you ready for the Wednesday/Musée ?

If you are a music passionate, you have to click on the link below to discover the Philharmonie de Paris de Paris. This institution is dedicated to all music styles being at the same time a museum, a concert hall and a pedagogical location.
Here then you will discover the building and its different sections but also several online exhibitions about music, instruments but also costumes! 🎹🎻🎼

Click here to start the visit: http://ow.ly/nOcv50BJjJ1

Friday 9 October

Every Friday, we highlight a new facet of francophone culture.

Today we (re)discover the Youtube channel called Les Décaféinés. This duet was discovered in the TV show “On ne demande qu’à en rire” whose goal was basically to put into the limelight all the new humoristic talents in France. Rémi Deval and Clément Parmentier then create humoristic songs dealing with society themes.

Click here to have a good laugh: https://www.youtube.com/user/lesdeca

Tuesday 13 October

Every Tuesday, you are invited to explore one of the facets of francophone culture. 🇫🇷

When you think about France, and more specifically about French people. The first image that could arrive in your mind is a charming person with a baguette, wearing a beret but also a shirt called une marinière. But why is this uniform linked with the French culture?
Click below to finally know.

Article here (FR) : http://ow.ly/a76w50BQQdP
And here (EN) : http://ow.ly/QETr50BQQdO

Thursday 15 October

Every Thursday, we propose an online performance to one of France’s leading cultural institutions.

Today we invite you to watch the opera Don Carlos by Verdi recorded in the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège, Belgium. Inspired by the tragedy Don Carlos by Friedrich Schiller, Verdi deals with the issues of jealousy, death, religion, treason and finally redemption in this passionate drama.
This opera is staged by Stefano Mazzoni di Palafera and the orchestra directed by Paolo Arrivabeni.

The show is available thanks to france.tv and produced by Oxymore: http://ow.ly/nVyE50BQQu7

Monday 19 October

On Monday, we invite you to learn something new.

This week we wanted to highlight a very special podcast titled “la poudre” (“the powder”). In this podcast series Lauren Bastide hosts very inspirational women: artists, activists, political leader etc… 🚺 And you can find some episodes in English

Click here now: https://www.nouvellesecoutes.fr/la-poudre/

Wednesday 21 October

Are you ready for the Wednesday/Musée ?

Be ready for a good walk in the amazing Châteaux d’Angers. 🏰Discover this castle with its 17 towers, its elegant gardens and the very famous tapestry about the Apocalypse.

Click here to start the visit: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/ch%C3%A2teau-d-angers

Friday 23 October

Every Friday, we highlight a new facet of francophone culture.

Today we (re)discover the Youtube channel called HugoDécrypte. This Youtube Channel is perfect if you have not that much time to listen or watch the news. Indeed, Hugo “decrypts” the news for you every day and highlights the important information in a very clear and professional way.

Click here: http://ow.ly/2viN50BT2ht

Tuesday 27 October

On Tuesday, you are invited to explore one of the facets of francophone culture.

Today you will learn why and how is it that France is the country of love and romanticism. Those concepts won’t have any secrets for you 😉

Article here (FR): https://fr.petitsfrenchies.com/francais-peuple-romantique/
And here (EN): https://theglobediaryblog.com/why-france-is-the-most-romantic-country-on-earth/

Thursday 29 October

Every Thursday, we propose an online performance to one of France’s leading cultural institutions.

Today we invite you to watch a dance show called Dance Dance by Marion Barbeau and Simon Leborgne, dancers in the Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris. They created this little piece together during the lockdown in France.

This is available thanks to france.tv and Culturebox produced by La Belle Télé: http://ow.ly/8JRE50C2mnw