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Eurovision: in Rennes, in the fan zone to encourage Alvan & Ahez – Rennes




Around 9 p.m., the atmosphere slowly rises in the “fan zone” set up at the Ferme de la Harpe in the Villejean district. The public gathered in front of the giant screen of 15 m², in the open air. While the first notes of Eurovision resound, some Gwenn ha du and tricolor flags are out. The public seated wisely on the ground listens to the passage of the first candidates.

About 200 spectators followed the competition on a giant screen. (The Telegram / Erwan Miloux)

It is 9:40 p.m. when the four members of Alvan & Ahez take the stage to perform their song “Fulenn” (spark in Breton) to the cheers of the crowd. Some take up the words in chorus, others punctuate the music with their arms. The atmosphere has gone up a notch and the crowd finally seems carried away by the electro-pop rhythm. A broad communion of almost three minutes with the Breton group which sets fire.

” We believe in “

The performance of the group is widely applauded by the public present, who applauded wildly. “It was great: the music, the acting, everything. It was really great, they made the show. Everyone was totally with them”, explains Jérémy with a broad smile. Same opinion for Jonathan, with a Breton flag on his back: “It’s the first time I’ve seen the song live like that. It was mesmerizing. Honestly, they deserve to win.” While performers from different countries continue to follow one another on the Turin stage, some Rennes spectators are taking the risk of playing predictions, like Clara: “I think the group can make it into the top 10, they have chances . It’s electro music in tune with the times and they sing in Breton. It will be hard against the Ukrainians who should be acclaimed. But we are behind them.

Eurovision: in Rennes, in the fan zone to encourage Alvan & Ahez – Rennes
Alan Stivell came to show his support for the Breton candidates for Eurovision. (The Telegram / Erwan Miloux)

This encouragement comes in addition to that, in particular, of the president of the Loïg Chesnais-Girard region and Alan Stivell? who came at the start of the evening to support Alvan & Ahez and congratulate themselves on seeing the Breton language thus highlighted. Even if the chances are slim, 26 years after Dan Ar Braz’s participation in Eurovision in 1996, many here hope to finish on the top steps of the podium. This is the case of Gwenaël who intends to stay there until the end of the competition: “I hope they will come out on top. The band is nice and the song is good. We believe in ! » Answer at the end of the evening after the final vote!



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