The past week has been a whirlwind of events, from the Star Academy 2023 tour to the Arkea Ultim Challenge 2024. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s been happening:
Star Academy 2023 Tour Kicks Off
The highly anticipated Star Academy 2023 tour began last week, with a selection of talented students from the academy taking to the stage to perform in front of thousands of fans. The tour will take the students to some of the biggest venues across France and Belgium, including the Zénith Toulouse Métropole on April 12th and the Arkéa Arena in Floirac on April 14th1.
Cyclones Belal and Reunion Cause Destruction
The Indian Ocean was hit by two cyclones last week, Cyclone Belal and Cyclone Reunion. Both storms caused widespread destruction, with many homes and businesses damaged or destroyed. The French government has pledged to provide aid to those affected by the storms2.
Alexis Pinturault Wins World Cup Slalom
French skier Alexis Pinturault won the World Cup slalom race in Adelboden, Switzerland last week. Pinturault put in a stunning performance to beat his rivals and take the top spot on the podium3.
Rachida Dati Announces Candidacy for French Presidential Election
Former French justice minister Rachida Dati announced her candidacy for the 2027 French presidential election last week. Dati, who is currently the mayor of Paris’ 7th arrondissement, is known for her conservative views and tough stance on crime3.
Rennes Beats Nice in Ligue 1
In a thrilling match last week, Rennes beat Nice 2-1 in Ligue 1. The win moves Rennes up to 5th place in the league table, while Nice remains in 10th place4.
Ulster Beats Toulouse in Heineken Champions Cup
Irish rugby team Ulster pulled off a shock victory over French team Toulouse in the Heineken Champions Cup last week. Ulster won the match 22-20, with a last-minute penalty from Billy Burns securing the win3.
Amélie Oudéa-Castéra Named President of French Tennis Federation
Former French tennis player Amélie Oudéa-Castéra was named the new president of the French Tennis Federation last week. Oudéa-Castéra, who reached the quarterfinals of the French Open in 2003, is the first woman to hold the position3.
Nordahl Lelandais Sentenced to Life in Prison
Frenchman Nordahl Lelandais was sentenced to life in prison last week for the murder of a young soldier. Lelandais, who has also been linked to several other murders, was found guilty of killing Corporal Arthur Noyer in 20173.
The Voyageur: A New Art Installation in Toulouse
A new art installation called The Voyageur was unveiled in Toulouse last week. The installation, which features a giant robot, is part of a series of events celebrating the city’s status as the European capital of space3.
Catherine Vautrin Named President of Greater Reims
Former French minister Catherine Vautrin was named the new president of Greater Reims last week. Vautrin, who previously served as the mayor of Reims, is known for her work on urban development and transportation3.
Lenie Star Ac: A Rising Star
Finally, we turn our attention to Lenie Star Ac, a young singer who is quickly making a name for herself in the music industry. With her powerful voice and catchy tunes, Lenie is sure to be a star to watch in the coming years1.
That’s all for this week’s review. Stay tuned for more news and updates!