Wednesday , June 23 2021

LIVE – The centenary of 11 November: follow the ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe



Donald Trump, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, Benjamin Netanyahu,
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Judin Trudeau, Mohammed B, Dennis Sasu Nagso …
dozens of officials will arrive at 10 am in the presidential palace
of Elysee where he will welcome Emmanuel Macron.
Then they all will go to the Arc de Triomphe, at the top of Avenue des Champs-Elysées, under the
which is the unknown soldier and is constantly burning the flame of memory. The last time Paris welcomed so many officials
dates back to 11 January 2015 following the Islamic attacks on Charlie Hebdo
and the Jewish Hyper Cacher store.
After a military ritual, the officials will gather in
walk from the Arc de Triomphe, under a shelter
the opportunity (the weather is rainy). The famous American violinist Yo-Yo Ma will perform it
Sarabande from Suite 5 for cello in C minor by Johann Sebastian Bach,
the singer Angélique Kidjo will sing in a tribute to the colonial troops,
high school students will read the testimonies of 1918, and Emmanuel Makron will hand over a
talk then to revive the flame in the sound of "Bolero" Ravel.

The French president will speak at this famous assembly of the past,
but above all it will have the opportunity to deliver its political message
multilateralism in international governance.

When the whistle plays "The cease-fire bell", the officials
will leave for a presidential palace for lunch before
some of them do not go to the Paris Peace Forum, they attack it
second part of this day high point for Emmanuel Macron, after one
week of celebrations in France.


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