France’s blaming Belgium in the Brussels Attacks aftermath, Sarkozy is in trouble (again), and Maud Descamps teaches you a new So French word: solidarité. And if you ever wondered why the Easter Bunny is unemployed in France: that’s because chocolate eggs are delivered by flying church bells. What?! We’ll tell you So French!
In this episode:
- Thousands have been demonstrating this week against a new law that would create more jobs. Why? And have you ever heard of the Paris Syndrome? The Paris mayor travelled all the way to Tokyo to prevent it in the future.
Then there was a scandal this week, of course. A Saudi crown prince was awarded the Légion d’Honneur during a discreet ceremony in Paris. Why?! The word of the week is jungle, explained to you by Maud Descamps. And France has not been doing very well in the Eurovision Song Contest the last couple of years. This year’s contribution might have more succes. See the videoclip below.
Recorded in Paris on March 10, 2016