Olympian evening – Supporting Paris candidacy to the 2024 Olympic Games

Thursday 20th July – 7.30pm – free entrance.

France and its capital city, Paris, are candidate for the organization of the 2024 Olympic Games. Thereby, the Alliance française of Suva and the French Embassy in Fiji, like everywhere else in the world, are supporting this candidacy. H.E. Michel Djokovic, Ambassador of France in Fiji, wil tell us more about the Paris 2024 Olympic project.

On this occasion, we invite all of you to discover with us “Paris Jeux t’aime”, a 50 minutes documentary about the Olympic Games Paris organized in 1924. This will be followed by a time of sharing in which Fijian Olympian athletes will meet the public. French food and French wine will be offered as usual, and the local band 4 Quarters will bring us its music energy and vibes.

Program :

7.30 pm : guests arrive

7.50 pm : two short documentaries about Paris 2024 candidacy

8pm-8.15pm : speeches

8.15pm-8.30pm : pictures session

8.30pm-10pm : French cocktail and live music with the Fijian band 4 Quarters – time of sharing with Fijian Olympians – documentary “Paris Jeux t’aime” screened in the background.

Please note that the screening of the documentary "Paris Jeux t'aime" with English subtitles will take place at Alliance later on this year.

Paris Jeux t’aime”, a documentary directed by Julien Faraud.

This documentary is a unique testimony of the 8th edition of the Olympic Games, taking place in Paris from May to July 1924, and in which 44 countries (more than 3, 000 athletes) participated. This movie, partly made with amazing archives images and videos, has been realized with the participation of” La Fondation Française des Jeux” (The French Foundation of the Games) and “L’Institut national du sport, de l’expertise et de la performance” (National Institute of Sport, expertise, and performance).  

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