Entertainment Special programming: festive season
The beauty of a ballerina, the caprice of a cabaret dancer, the artistry of an acrobat…be transported into a magical world to finish off the year in style and spectacle on TV5MONDE
All programmes are Paris time GMT+1
THE GRACE OF A BALLET…
Tuesdays 4th, 11th & 18th December at 12:35pm
An inside look into the world famous classical dance school.
At the school of dance of the Paris National Opera some of the most important ballet stars in the world hone their skills. Experience a world of excellence and high standards…with the lure of one day gracing the stage of the Palais Garnier in Paris.
Behind-the-scene of Paris' Opéra Garnier !
Casse-Noisette / The Nutcracker
Monday 24th December at 9pm
The fairytale ballet by Tchaïkovsky, one of the most famous ballets in the world.
Amongst the toys given to the children for Christmas is a large nutcracker which turns into a giant doll and whisks young Mary away to a fantasy world.
Libretto, choreography, production: Kader Belarbi
Music: Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
… AND THE MAGIC OF SHOWS
Moulin Rouge : les ailes du plaisir
Sunday 30th December at 7:30pm
Behind the scenes of the iconic Parisian cabaret.
The Moulin Rouge, the most photographed of Parisian monuments after the Eiffel Tower. Go behind the scenes of this 100+ year old institution with portraits of the dancers of the Moulin Rouge and learn a backstage secret or two....
Sunday 30th Dec at 7:30pm*
Le plus grand cabaret du monde sur son 31
Monday 31st December at 9pm
Le Grand Cabaret goes all out to make your New Year’s Eve extra special
Famous guests, incredible artists, and a magical atmosphere… join Patrick Sebastien at his table before rocking out to the music and having a ball with TV5MONDE on New Year’s Eve!
Jean-Paul Gaultier faut son show
Tuesday 1st January at 9pm
A tailor-made show by the enfant terrible of fashion
To mark the 40th anniversary of his career, Jean Paul Gaultier is given free rein in this special programme combining music, humour, fashion and comedy. Archive footage also traces his career through four decades of creativity.