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The 2016 Nuits Sonores are equipped by GL events Audiovisual.
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COP 21
The aim of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) was to negotiate a new universal agreement on climate change, in order to maintain global warming below 2°C. GL events supplied and assembled structures for this key event, and also provided audiovisual services, fixtures and fittings for the event spaces.
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COP 21
African Games
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African Games
Video City Paris
Organised by the producers of the Golden Moustache (M6 TV channel), the Studio Bagel (Canal+ TV channel) and Mixicom, in collaboration with Live! by GL events, Vidéo City brought together around a hundred of the most popular YouTube video creators. A genuine success!
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Maison de la Mutualité
The Maison de la Mutualité was the former headquarters of the French mutual insurance federation . The venue has been managed by GL events since 2010. The Group has renovated the building to return it to its former glory. Today, the venue hosts all types of events, from business meetings and exhibitions to fashion parades.
Maison de la Mutualité
Equita
This is an event that horse-riding fans look forward to every year. Organised by GL events, Equita is the largest equestrian show in France. Each year, around 3,500 horses take part in the event which attracts over 150,000 visitors.
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Equita
IMF and the World Bank
The Boards of Governors of the IMF and the World Bank met in Lima (Peru) this year to establish the main priorities and focuses for the two institutions. The production of this large-scale event was entrusted to a consortium made up of GL events and the event agency Stimulus.
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IMF and the World Bank
Absolute
Spacious, elegant and with impeccable finishing, Absolute Triple Deck is an exceptional structure that combines robustness and aesthetics. Providing more than 25% additional interior surface area, this new events structure takes standards in excellence to a whole new level.
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Absolute
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Anthony Kavanagh make his coming out

Exclusive interview with Anthony Kavanagh ahead of his show at the Lyon Amphitheatre on 16 December.

After touring France, the Antilles and Guyana, the talented and inimitable canadian comedian Anthony Kavanagh will be presenting his one-man show at the Amphitheatre of the Lyon Convention Centre.

The comedy star answers questions from the Lyon Convention Centre:

The show that you will be performing at the Amphitheatre is presented as a new show, a new production. Could you tell us about the spirit of the show, and how it came about?

After a few warm-up dates in Lyon and Paris, the tour started last January and we have just completed around 40 shows in different cities.

My show is called "Anthony Kavanagh makes his coming out”, which means "reveals himself". I've been living in France for 10 years. I pay my taxes here; I've established a family and feel that I have the right to express myself today. Before, I censored myself, whereas today I speak more freely and openly about politics, homosexuality, religion, fatherhood, men in supermarkets, and so on.

The show has plenty of rhythm, with songs, energy, provocation, sound effects, improvisation, etc… so that the spectators react.
It's an American show with a French flavour. The show has the most characters I've ever played, which is a new challenge for me because I've never had so many roles to do.

Following your show at the "Bourse du Travail" in Lyon, you are now playing here at the Convention Centre.


How are you preparing for our Amphitheatre and the fact that it brings you so close to the public?
This show involves significant stage production and choreography as well as lighting effects. I'm delighted to be performing on such a beautiful stage, so close to the public. In a "one man show" interacting with the audience is important!  That's what I like, and it's a real pleasure when I can be close to the public and share more directly.

Can you talk to us about Lyon and your favourite places?
When I arrived in France, Lyon brought me a lot of luck in terms of exposure and success, and I feel like it's my lucky city again because this is where I tested the show.
Each time I come here, I love eating out at the Brasserie de l’Est, walking around the old town. Above all, Lyon is the capital of French gastronomy and I have a real feast here.
I love Lyon because I always receive a warm welcome, I feel at ease, and it's a magnificent city which has managed to retain a human scale.

What are your projects after the tour?
I'm currently filming a series for France 2 and I'm shooting a film in the autumn. I'm also co-writing a script for a film next spring as well as preparing the tour for next year.


Even more daring, Always more fun!!!
Anthony Kavanagh will make his coming out, in the genuine sense of the term, in front of 3000 people with an original show on 16 December 2011!!!

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