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Latest update : 2011-11-30

David Drummond, Vice-President of Google

Stéphanie Antoine meets David Drummond, the Vice-President of Google, at the "Avignon Forum". They talk about Google Music, a music service that Google launched which lets people buy songs through the Androïd market, and also about the opening of Google's new cultural centre in Paris.

Every year, the city of Avignon, well-known for its summer theatre festival, hosts an  international forum of culture, economy and the media. This year, 400 people including artists, academics, publishers, politicians and students gathered in Avignon to discuss the issue of "investing in culture."

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