Before his funeral on Friday at 11 am in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés church in Paris, Jean-Paul Belmondo will have the honors of a national tribute to the Invalides from 4:30 pm.
It had to be that for one of the emblematic actors of French cinema, whose death Monday, at the age of 88, plunged the country into mourning.
In the courtyard of the Invalides, Emmanuel Macron will deliver the funeral eulogy, in front of his family and loved ones, representatives of the world of culture and sport, members of the government but also in front of a thousand people.
These places will be offered to the general public in the courtyard, without reservation - but with a health pass required.
Those who have not been able to enter will be able to follow the event on giant screens installed on the Esplanade des Invalides.
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This will be the 12th time that Emmanuel Macron will preside over a national tribute, originally a military ceremony, which was extended to civilians who have marked their time, such as Charles Aznavour in October 2018. The head of state greeted Monday the memory of Jean-Paul Belmondo, a "national treasure, all in panache and bursts of laughter, the verb high and the body swift".
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