Frédéric Mitterrand, Minister of Culture and Communication, will visit Angers on Friday 28 May 2010.

Minister’s Agenda:

15h45 Visit of the castle of Angers
2 Promenade du Bout-du-Monde

Lyriades of the French language, 5th Rencontres de Liré

17.10 «Tomb of Joachim du Bellay»
Jean Lurçat Museum and contemporary tapestry
4 Boulevard Arago

On the occasion of the national celebration of the 450th anniversary of
the death of the Angevin poet, a tribute paid to the
tapestries by Jean Lurçat «Le Chant du Monde».

Reading texts from the 17th century to the present day on Joachim du Bellay
by Phillipe Mathé, actor and director of the company
The Librarian.

Reading of a text by Joachim du Bellay by Frédéric Mitterrand
followed by the speech Du Bellay, language and languages
of Europe. Homage to the Lyriades»

18.00 Ceremony for the presentation of Chevalier insignia in the order of
Arts and Letters to members of the Lyriades of the language
Dominique Brossier, President
Françoise Argod-Dutard, Professor and Head of the Scientific Council
Dominique Beaumon, Delegate General
Bernard Staub, Logistics Manager