Youssou N’Dour and Ukrainian techno at the Elysée for the music festival

The Senegalese musician Youssou N’dour, the British Charlie Winston, the French group Synapson and the Ukrainian DJ Xenia will perform on June 21 at the Elysée, for the Fête de la musique.

The Elysée courtyard will vibrate on Tuesday evening to the sounds of Youssou N’Dour’s mbalax and Ukrainian DJ Xenia’s techno to mark the 40th edition of the Music Festival.

Emmanuel Macron traditionally attends, with his wife Brigitte, this event in the main courtyard which offers this year “an unprecedented concert bringing together international artists of various genres”, according to the Elysée.

Pop, electro and mbalax

From 7:30 p.m. to midnight, there will be British pop singer Charlie Winston, Senegalese musician Youssou N’Dour, French electro duo Synapson and Ukrainian DJ Xenia.

The evening was sold out on Monday when some 2,000 tickets were offered, in particular to young beneficiaries of the Culture pass, launched during the first five-year term, said the presidency.

After the cancellation of the party in 2020 because of the Covid, the Elysée had received on June 21, 2021 two big names in electro and disco, Jean-Michel Jarre and Cerrone, after a meeting between Emmanuel Macron and the bosses. nightclubs, then closed because of the pandemic.

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