In Montpellier (Hérault), the Peyrou esplanade will (finally) rediscover colors.
The large royal square, which had not seen major events for a long time, was chosen to host a series of concerts, produced by France Télévisions.
They will take place in July, with the public, and will then be broadcast on France 2.
It was Michaël Delafosse (PS), the mayor of Montpellier (Hérault) who announced the information this Friday.
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These concerts will be "accessible to all, in compliance with health rules," said the elected.
The public will be able to register for a draw to win places, which will be free.
The programming is being finalized.
An "Africa" concert
One of these concerts, called "Africa", will celebrate "the links between Africa and France", indicates the city, within the framework of the Africa France Summit.
Fally Ipupa, Amadou and Mariam, Magic System and Fatoumata Diabate will notably be on stage.
This is not the first time that France Télévisions has chosen Montpellier for concerts.
Two France 2 music festivals have taken place in recent years in the Hérault capital, once on the Place de la Comédie, with Patrick Sébastien, and again in the parking lot in the Arceaux district, with Michel Drucker.
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