LeFigaro.fr – Avignon : l’orage et la grève menacent l’ouverture du Festival

From 10am to 22h tonight is a day split between several appointments crucial for the intermit tents. With, on the horizon, the first strikes. A storm warning issued by the weather could get everyone to agree …

http://www.lefigaro.fr/theatre/2014/07/04/03003-20140704ARTFIG00095-avignon-l-orage-et-la-greve-menacent-l-ouverture-du-festival.php

Lesechos.fr Avignon : « Coup Fatal », un festival baroque à l’africaine

It speaks only of “Prince of Homburg” in the court of honor, but another show was scheduled to open the Avignon Festival on July 4. It’s “Coup fatal” concocted by Serge Kakudji Fabrizio Cassol and choreographer Alain Platel. Intermittent strike pushes the first to Avignon public on July 5. However, patience should be rewarded: we saw the show during his visit to Brussels, and it is worth visiting …

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http://www.lesechos.fr/week-end/culture/0203617114024-avignon-coup-fatal-un-festival-baroque-a-lafricaine-1021794.php