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Beijing 2022 Olympic Games: 5 things to know about the French delegation

1- The French delegation has 88 athletes While the French delegation at the previous Winter Olympics had a hundred athletes (108 precisely in Pyeongchang), there are only 88 this year to represent France in Beijing. Indeed, we did not manage to qualify a team in the curling and ice hockey tourna ...

07
Feb
2022

The French Gut: a project to map the microbiota of the French.

What is the French Gut project? The French Gut project, which literally means "the French intestine", aims to learn more about this organ and, more specifically, the billions of bacteria that inhabit it. Our intestines house a vast ecosystem composed of 50 trillion bacteria. This microbiota, which ...

18
Aug
2023

Women's Rugby: History and Achievements

, who was a student at the University of Toulouse Rangueil. The first women's teams gradually organized themselves as a 1901 law association, and the French Association of Women's Rugby (AFRF) was founded in 1970, with officially declared statutes in the prefecture of Toulouse. What is the history ...

18
Sep
2007

Bakery: the national competition for the best baguette.

g live traditional bread. In May, the Bread Festival invites all lovers of good bread to meet artisan bakers. Because the Baguette is the symbol of French bakery, the National Confederation of French Bakery and Pastry Organizes since 2014 the National Contest of the Best Baguette of French Traditi ...

19
May
2016

Tourism in France: the 5 favorite villages of the French for a weekend getaway

1- Rocamadour With 9620 queries on Google, the medieval city of Rocamadour tops the list of favorite villages for French people to go away for the weekend. A high place of pilgrimage, Rocamadour overlooks the Dordogne valley. It offers breathtaking views of this valley, as well as picturesque st ...

30
Mar
2022

Crafts: the government launches a national strategy.

o learn more about these artisanal professions, we invite you to visit the Ministry of Economy's website (link below). What is the weight of this sector in the French economy? Although crafts are a matter of tradition and transmission of ancestral know-how, they are also future-oriented professions. ...

15
June
2023

TV: The series Ten Percent wins an International Emmy Award

A consecration in the United States Cock-a-doodle-doo for French TV productions: season 4 of the series Ten Percent won an award on Monday, November 22, 2021 at the International Emmy Awards. As a reminder, the International Emmy Awards academy has been rewarding the best television productions ...

23
Nov
2021

Junior Eurovision: 5 things to know about the 2021 edition

1- France is organizing this competition for the first time French viewers won't sulk in their pleasure as France is hosting the Junior Eurovision for the first time after Valentina's victory last year. Unlike in the adult competition, the organization of the contest is not automatically entrust ...

16
Dec
2021

Thomas Pesquet: Objective France, a fascinating documentary on France 2.

valuable witness. As its title suggests, the documentary Thomas Pesquet: Objective France, to be discovered tomorrow evening on France 2, honors the French astronaut and his original view of our planet. Returning to Earth after two missions in space, Thomas Pesquet brought to our blue planet a pers ...

24
Apr
2023

The Belem: 5 unusual facts about the famous sailboat.

1- It is a three-masted ship of French origin. Despite its Portuguese-sounding name, the Belem is a ship of French origin. This three-masted barque was launched in Nantes in 1896. This boat, which can still be seen sailing and sometimes visited, is over 125 years old! Its name is an abbreviation o ...

29
Sep
2023

Halloween: candy knows no crisis.

ith its traditional candy hunt on the evening of October 31st, is a particularly favorable period for confectionery professionals. The percentage of French households buying candies for Halloween has increased from 44% in 2020 to over 48% in 2022. Halloween 2022 was a great success for French confe ...

31
Oct
2023

Television: Médiamétrie Changes Its Audience Measurement Methods

including smartphones, tablets, and computers, will be counted in the Médiamat. Furthermore, the audience measurement will be extended to cover the entire French population, including households without a television, which accounts for about 10% of the French people. A broader audience. This upheav ...

04
Jan
2024

Paris 2024: 5 Things to Know About the Olympic Torch Relay

,000 km across the country. On April 27, 2024, this highly symbolic flame will leave Piraeus to cross the Mediterranean aboard one of the most famous French ships: the Belem! She will arrive in Marseille on May 8th. The crossing of the Mediterranean will be a significant milestone in the journey of ...

15
Jan
2024

TV series: 5 French dramas to discover in 2022

1- Almost perfect love This 6-episode French series will air on France 2 starting Wednesday, January 19 at 9:10 pm. In L'Amour presque parfait, Julie played by Maud Baecker comes home dejected from her little sister's wedding. In the cab, she answers a call. Max played by Tom Leeb makes her a ...

11
Jan
2022

Bridge: the French Bridge Federation makes its digital revolution

Competitions broadcast on Twitch If you don't know Twitch yet, you should know that this online video service created in 2011 beats all records. The French Bridge Federation has therefore logically decided to be present on this trendy platform. On Sunday, January 30 and Monday, January 31, 20 ...

03
Feb
2022

Physical activity: 95% of French people do not move enough according to ANSES

The vast majority of French people are concerned In France, prevention campaigns such as the famous Manger Bouger campaign attempt to raise awareness of the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle. And yet, it seems, too many of us still underestimate them and fail to achieve the recommended level ...

21
Feb
2022

The International City of Gastronomy and Wine: a must-see in Dijon

dings as well as the construction of new modern elements by architect Anthony Béchu. Copyright: City of Dijon - François Weckerle An ode to French gastronomy The Cité Internationale de la Gastronomie et du Vin is dedicated to introducing visitors from all over the world to the gastrono ...

06
June
2022

Cannes is awarded the City of Surfing label

A recognition for the surf spots The Surfing Town label has existed since 2015. It is awarded by the French Surfing Federation to municipalities that offer a welcome and an environment favorable to the practice of this sport. This label of tourist quality, which also reflects the quality of lear ...

04
July
2022

Miraculous on TF1: the secrets of a French success

A French creation with international success The animated TV series Miraculous is a French-Korean-Japanese creation. And if Ladybug's adventures take place in a postcard Paris, it's not just for the folklore! This ladybug-suited vigilante character was imagined by a Frenchman named Thomas Astruc. ...

17
Nov
2022

Final France - Argentina: who are the favorites?

France - Argentina final. For Les Bleus, this final is an opportunity to accomplish a feat by achieving an unprecedented double in the history of the French soccer team. Winning the World Cup for the second time in a row and earning a third star is a goal that has enough to galvanize our French ...

16
Dec
2022