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Latest update : 2017-04-21

Backstage at the ballet: Paris's Opera Garnier

The Opera Garnier in Paris is a living monument to classical dance in France. For generations, ballet dancers have appeared on its stage, transfixing audiences. But the Opera's magic would be nothing without the army of workers backstage, who sew and embroider costumes, create headgear and dress the performers. FRANCE 24 takes you to meet them.

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2018-02-16 France

The Élysée palace, France's presidential powerhouse

Amid the bustling streets of Paris sits one very important building: 55, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, better known as the Élysée palace. It's been home to French presidents...

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2018-02-08 France

Breeding the best: Normandy's racehorses

FRANCE 24 takes you to meet two brothers-in-law from France's Normandy region who are passionate about all things equestrian. Paul and Josselin have been breeding racehorses for...

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2018-01-25 France

France's Jura mountains, a winter wonderland

FRANCE 24 takes you to discover the Haut Jura regional park in eastern France. The region is a paradise for skiers and winter sports fans. Animal lovers are not forgotten either,...

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2018-01-26 France

The Via Domitia, France's southern highway in Roman times

The Via Domitia is a 600-kilometre-long route running through the south of France, linking the Pyrenees to the Alps. This masterpiece of engineering was built by the Romans some...

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2018-01-18 France

The bookworms of France's National Library

France's National Library in Paris is a haven for both readers and researchers, who silently flick through its 14 million books. FRANCE 24 takes you behind the scenes to meet the...

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