PHOTO DIARY: Fete de la Musique 2017 Kick-off Party

After its enormous reception last year, Fete de la Musique, considered as the most recognized French “music festival” in the Philippines, is back again with 438 bands and 48 stages in Manila, Palawan, and Baguio.

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Last June 15, 2017, Fete de la Musique 2017 had its kick-off party held at Novotel Manila Araneta Center attended by French Ambassador, H.E. Thierry Mathou, and all the other partners of the event.

Fete de le MusiquePatrick Deyvant, French band Encore!, Ambassador Mathou and wife Cecile, and Bernd Schneider

The night was filled with French food and wine while enjoying the French band Encore!’s music.

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The band, Encore!, played some interesting techno pop music, something different than most of the music we hear here in the Philippines.

Fete de le MusiqueEncore! performing all their original songs

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Fete de le MusiqueCheers! Event partners and guests enjoying the French wine.

Fete de le MusiqueA scale model of the Arce de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower along the entrance.

Alliance Francaise de Manille surely kicked-off the 23rd edition Fete de la Musique with a taste of France and music that you’ll surely want to come back to.