A cloudless sky for three days, in the history of the Petites Folies, that had never happened before. And with 8,000 admissions on Friday, 10,000 on Saturday and as many this Sunday, May 28, 2023, the festival, now well established at the Pointe de Porspaul, has set a new attendance record. It totals 2,000 entries more than the previous edition where the public nevertheless emerged from two years of frustration due to the covid-19 pandemic. ” It’s positive. With the social context and inflation, we are even quite lucky ”, estimated this Sunday Yann Autret, the director of the festival.
A third scene expected next year
With Startijenn opening this Sunday, it didn’t take long for the public to get off to a good start. The premises of Brin d’Zinc, Adé who is none other than the ex-singer of Thérapie Taxi, then, above all, the Lujipeka phenomenon contributed to the ambiance of the open-air theater perched facing the sea, before the spirited Benjamin Biolay does not make everyone agree.
Here, the public remains local, and that corresponds well to the spirit of a festival which intends to preserve its identity. If an increase in the gauge is not on the agenda, the reflection on a third stage could reach maturity next year, with the idea of positioning it within the village of associations to widen the plateau to local training. Appointment is already made for the twelfth edition which will be held on May 17, 18 and 19, 2024.
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