Fête de la Musique is a festival, first launched 1982 in Paris by cultural minister Jack Lang. The original idea, was to create a free event on the streets of Paris, to bring people together through music. The concept of the festival has grown and spread worldwide and can nowadays be found in over than 500 cities around the globe. The Alliance Franćaise de Manille (AFM), the Department of Tourism (DOT), Intramuros Administration, the Embassy of France to the Philippines in partnership with B-Side Productions and Viva Manila present the 21st anniversary of Fête de la musiqe in Metro Manila on June 21, 2015.
If you've experienced this festival in the Metro, you sure know that you don't want to miss out, as you can find a lot of different types of music all over the city: from Intramuros, to the parking lot at A-venue mall, to almost every bar and club. Fête de la Musiqe aims to showcase Filipino talent while promoting universal values such as freedom, cultural diveristy as well as generosity, as most of the artists are performing for free. The spirit of Fête also promotes broterhood among nations and the joy to share together the same passion for music, art and culture.
Pulse Radio will keep you posted with a full line up and our top acts to catch during Fête de la Musiqe. Stay tuned!
In the meantime, check out this amazing gallery from Fête de la Musique pictures from all over the world.