Miss France: Sylvie Tellier reveals (finally) why she presented herself 20 years ago

Sacred Miss France on December 8, 2001, Sylvie Tellier has since been CEO of the company. For TV-Leisure, she confided in the reasons which pushed him to present himself 20 years ago.

A success that cannot be denied! Every year in December, millions of viewers tune into TF1 to follow the election of Miss France. Last year, in full curfew, 8.8 million viewers followed the coronation of Amandine Petit, Miss Normandy. A record for 15 years. How to explain this phenomenal success? For Sylvie Tellier, general manager of the company Miss France, the “competition makes people dream. It’s a fairy tale. In one evening, the fate of your neighbor, your cousin, can change“.

“Cis why I did Miss France 20 years ago

For the 72nd Miss France in history, it was this dream, this opportunity to live an extraordinary experience that led her to register for the Miss Lyon competition in May 2001. “I’m not ashamed to say it. That’s why I did Miss France 20 years ago. For the opportunity to live a dream, to fly for the first time, to leave France for a week in a luxury hotel in La Reunion. It is a real gift for these young women. For seven days you are surrounded by 80 people who make you feel good. It’s a dream”.

A 2022 ceremony under the sign of … musicals

Prepare to be amazed! Live from the Zénith in Caen, next Saturday 11 December, the 2022 election will be about musicals. On the program of this evening hosted by Sylvie Tellier and Jean-Pierre Foucault: an opening on the mythical Circle of life, of Lion King, in which the 29 contenders for the title of Miss France will appear surrounded by 35 gospel singers. But that’s not all: nine paintings devoted to La La Land, Mary Poppins, Saturday Night Fever or Oh Mama will punctuate the competition. “More than 80 people will take turns on stage during the evening“, reveals Frédéric Gilbert, the artistic producer of the show. It promises!

To discover the 29 contenders for Miss France 2022, click here.

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