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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

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

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

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

What does the Brexit change?

e Eurostar. Until October 1, 2021, you'll still be able to travel with just your valid national ID card or passport. But, from October 1, 2021, French people will have to present a Passport to cross the border. As a French citizen, you will not need a visa to travel to the UK, if your stay ...

05
Jan
2021

Portraits of France by Postmen: Yann Arthus-Bertrand's crazy new project

azy project but so beautiful and one that I love passionately'. He adds that it is 'without doubt [the] greatest photographic work ever done with the French'. 70,000 postmen mobilized For this project entitled 'Portraits of France by Postmen', Yann Arthur Bertrand asked the 70,000 postmen of Fra ...

31
Aug
2021

Rebecca: 5 good reasons to watch the new TF1 crime series

sting that a serial killer she had failed to stop five years earlier is killing again. This particularly dark thriller sets itself apart from most French crime series by masterfully drawing us into the downward spiral the heroine struggles with. 2- For its original plot The series Rebecca, wh ...

16
Nov
2021

European Union: Understanding the EU Presidency in 5 questions

is the only one that is a founding member of the EU and a member of the eurozone. 4- What are the responsibilities of this presidency? During the French presidency of the European Union, from January 1 to June 30, our country will have to carry out several missions, some of which are highly regu ...

13
Dec
2021

Wordle: 5 things you need to know about the new hit game

misplaced or missing in the word to be found. In short, the rules of the game are exactly the same as those of the TV game show Motus broadcast on French television from 1987 to 2019. 3- It is inspired by a much older game But it wasn't our TV game Motus that inspired this online game. Mo ...

18
Jan
2022

Television: 5 things to know about targeted advertising

region. 2- It develops thanks to agreements with telecom operators Targeted advertising is starting to develop and become more democratic in the French audiovisual landscape. This type of advertising has already arrived on TF1 for Orange customers from the beginning of 2021. After enterin ...

25
Jan
2022

The Platypus: the amazing boat that scans the Mediterranean

An invention made in France The Platypus was created by a French inventor, François-Alexandre Bertrand. This amazing boat, whose name means platypus in English, looks like a small trimaran of 7 m long and 2.5 m wide. Seen from afar, it looks like an ordinary boat. But it has the particularity o ...

05
July
2022

Baguette: 5 questions to know everything about the baguette

1- What is the origin of the baguette? Several legends circulate about the origin of the baguette de pain. According to one of them, this typically French bread was invented in the early 19th century by Napoleon's bakers so that soldiers would have a loaf of bread that was easier to carry than a lo ...

05
Dec
2022

Let's go to the sea with Doisneau : a photo exhibition in La Rochelle

lle. Although these images constitute a little-known facet of Doisneau's work, they demonstrate that the famous photographer often immortalized the French coastline, from Normandy to the French Riviera, and more particularly in La Rochelle, Royan and on the island of Ré. Images with a mischi ...

13
Aug
2021

Jean-Claude Mourlevat: the first French author to win the Alma Prize

A prestigious award Jean-Claude Mourlevat, an author based in the Loire, is the first French winner of the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Prize or Alma Prize, considered the Nobel Prize for children's books. As a reminder, the ALMA prize (for Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award) is an award created in 2 ...

28
Sep
2021