Paris 2024: director Thomas Jolly appointed artistic director of the opening and closing ceremonies

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M.Dana, M.Méranville, A.Richier, N.Bensmail, R.Chapelard, J.-A.Balcells, V.Castel – France 2

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The artistic director of the opening and closing ceremonies of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be Thomas Jolly. He is currently in charge of the staging of the new show ofStarmania”the 13 Hours met him, Wednesday, September 21.

On July 26, 2024, athletes from all over the world will travel by boat in the heart of the capital, during the opening ceremony of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. More than half a million spectators will attend the most innovative opening ceremony in history. The artistic director of this ceremony, but also of all the opening and closing ceremonies of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has just been chosen: it is Thomas Jolly, who is currently in charge of the staging of the new show of starmania.

Actor and director, Thomas Jolly likes to reach all audiences. “I am very honored to have this responsibility given to me. It’s the project of a lifetime, it’s the greatest show in the world to create”, rejoices Thomas Jolly. Paris must prepare a grandiose ceremony on the Seine, six kilometers long. “It has to be spectacular and very moving, but it also has to say something, and so there is a lot of writing work, with authors, with historians, with thinkers”explains Tony EstanguetChairman of the Paris 2024 Organizing Committee.

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