Iconic US folk singer, activist Pete Seeger diesAmerican troubadour, folk music singer and activist Pete Seeger died Monday at a New York hospital. He was 94.
FRANCE - THEATRE
Backstage at Beauty and the Beast in ParisThe highly-anticipated musical ‘Beauty and the Beast’ opens at the Mogador Theatre in Paris on October 24th, and FRANCE24 snuck backstage to watch the rehearsals.
Who was behind Pakistan singer's murder?A popular singer's murder on June 18th has reignited the debate on freedom of expression and the weight of tradition in Pakistan. Ghazala Javed was known for standing up to th...
Sweden's Loreen triumphs in Eurovision contestThe 2012 Eurovision Song Contest title was claimed by Sweden's Loreen in Azerbaijan on Saturday after wowing voters with her entry "Euphoria". The singer had earlier...
French singer Charles Aznavour cancels 3 concerts in New YorkLegendary French singer Charles Aznavour has cancelled three concerts in New York, event organisers said Saturday. Earlier this month the singer rescheduled a concert in Canada due...
A pearl from Nigeria called "Layori"Today, our music editor Amobé Mévégué talks to us about “Layori”. The Nigerian singer who is releasing her first studio album “Origin”. Also on the program: “Staff Benda Bilili” an...
Sophie Hunger : a rough diamond came from SwitzerlandToday in culture - Switzerland's best-kept secret. Sophie Hunger is a Zurich songwriter whose album "Monday's Ghost" reached No 1 in the Swiss chart. She'...
The voice of SupertrampHe’s one of the most recognisable voices in pop, and has written some of the catchiest song hooks going. Our guest today is Roger Hodgson, the former singer and songwriter with Sup...
Court orders retrial for tycoon convicted of Lebanese diva murderAn Egyptian court has overturned the conviction of magnate Hisham Mustafa (left), who was sentenced to death for the murder of his ex-lover, Suzanne Tamim (right). A former policem...
In The Papers
IN THE PAPERS
Ukraine: "Enough with raping our democracy"In today’s international press review, we talk about the presidential elections in Ukraine.