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VICE VERSA, THE NEW SHORT PROGRAMME FROM FRANCE 24 - 12/03/2012

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Latest update : 2012-03-13

Novels, poetry, plays, crime fiction and comics – FRANCE 24 launches VICE VERSA, a weekly programme that invites English-speaking TV viewers to discover French authors of every genre.

Novels, poetry, plays, crime fiction and comics – FRANCE 24 launches VICE VERSA, a weekly programme that invites English-speaking TV viewers to discover French authors of every genre.

Presented in English by Olivier Barrot, VICE VERSA reviews books of every kind, originally written in French and translated into English. Every week, a new literary postcard from the land of French culture.

This new short programme will also feature animated illustrations accompanying the presenter throughout this shirt trip into French texts.

The first programme is about David Foenkinos's novel, Delicacy, which has won nine literary prizes and has been translated into 15 languages.

According to Olivier Barrot, "French books are doing well. They are translated into all languages, English particularly."

VICE VERSA will be present at the Salon du Livre from the 16th to the 19th of March in Paris on the Centre National du Livre stand.

Don't miss the first programme on Tuesday March 13th at 10.50 a.m. (Paris time)

Repeats: Tues. 3.25 pm, Wed. 2.25 am, 5.10 pm,
Thurs. 12.40 pm, Fri. 11.20 am, Sat. 12.20 pm, 11.25 pm, Sun. 5.55 am, 3.15 pm

Length: 3 min.
Produced by Media TV

 

 


About FRANCE 24 (www.france24.com) :
FRANCE 24 is the first news channel covering international current events from a French perspective. It broadcasts 24/7 on three channels, in French, in English and in Arabic, throughout the world. FRANCE 24 is distributed by cable, satellite, ADSL platforms and mobiles. The website www.france24.com is published in three languages (English, French, Arabic).

About the Centre National du Livre:
The Centre National du Livre (CNL), founded in 1946, is a public institution run by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. Its remit is to support the industry, trade and world of books in France and internationally.
It is also a place for professionals from across the industry to meet, find information, network and develop initiatives together.
 

Date created : 2012-03-13

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