“Perfect season” for blueberry growers

“Perfect season” for blueberry growers

Grower and co-shareholder of Jardins VMO in Drummondville, Jean Olsthoorn produced twice as much of this fruit this fall than during the same period last year. I have never eaten so many blueberries in 16 years of production. Help when we had a less good year like 2021commented. This perfect season it is explained by … Read more

On Instagram, a one-of-a-kind archive of Lebanon’s rich fashion history

On Instagram, a one-of-a-kind archive of Lebanon's rich fashion history

Issued on: 05/01/2023 – 18:22 From professional fashion photography to family snaps, the “Lebanese Fashion History” Instagram account documents Lebanese life through images of turn-of-the-20th-century fashion and social upheaval. Its creator, an Australian fashion designer with Lebanese roots, told the FRANCE 24 Observers team what inspired him to create the first Lebanese fashion history archive. … Read more

Videos on demand, music, press… When co-subscription lowers costs

Videos on demand, music, press... When co-subscription lowers costs

Although inflation has caused consumer prices to rise by 6.2% in one year according to the latest figures from the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Insee), how can you find solutions to avoid skimping on expenses that are not essential? ? In this category there are many cultural, informational or leisure services: video-on-demand … Read more

Cultural Gathering: Gabrielle Hollensett, in Color

A German teacher for 25 years at the Bouchardon Institute in Chaumont, Gabrielle Hollensett is a painter. Installed today on the Ile de Ré, the artist produces colorful paintings. Fifth of eight children, Gabrielle grew up in Valenciennes: “My German parents settled in France after dangerously leaving the Soviet occupation zone on a locomotive in … Read more

Jean Bardin, the sacred fire

Jean Bardin, the sacred fire

” This artist does infinitely better in his drawn sketches. [1] “. Some of his contemporaries had a lucid look at Jean Bardin, close in any case to what we have when visiting this very interesting retrospective at the Orleans Museum of Fine Arts. He indeed reveals a great artist, but a great artist in … Read more

Mpassi Mermans has definitely put away his guitar

Mpassi Mermans has definitely put away his guitar

He was one of the greatest accompaniment guitarists on both sides of the Congo and why not Africa. Mpassi Ngongo Mermans died on Wednesday December 28 in Brazzaville. Like Nkounkou, the master Muana Congo, another Congolese guitar virtuoso keeps his instrument for eternity. We are publishing for the occasion the notes of an interview between … Read more