The Museum of Air, Space and France Culture has returned to school by co-curating the first dictation of space with La Dictée Géante. With the participation of Thomas Pesquet, ESA astronaut, Rachid Santaque, founder and producer of La Dictée Géante, and Olivia Gisbert, producer at France Culture.
The first dictation about space with La Dictée Géante will take place at the Museum from 3pm to 3:30pm. Approximately 1,000 people are expected to attend this free event, which stakeholders and local associations will be invited to attend, in the process of cultural democratization.
The text is taken from the novel Dam on the Pacific Ocean By Marguerite Duras, it will be read by Thomas Pesquet in a video recorded from the International Space Station and broadcast exclusively on the museum’s big screen for the La Dictée Géante program directed by Rachid Santaque and Olivia Gisbert.
It will be broadcast on Saturday 11 September at 5 pm on the France Culture antenna and will be available for replay on franceculture.fr and the France Radio app.
Located at Paris-Le Bourget Airport, Europe’s leading business airport, the Air and Space Museum is one of the world’s leading aviation museums, given its age and the wealth of its collections. Founded in 1919, it presents an exceptional historical collection in the three areas of aviation: airship, aviation and space. Today the museum is a public institution (EPA) under the supervision of the Ministry of the Armed Forces, entitled ” France Museum ».
France Culture, representative of cultural life and knowledge, represents knowledge, ideas and specializations in creativity to highlight contemporary issues every day, on terrestrial and digital antennas. Attentive to the evolution of all uses, it strives in various forms to broadcast more and more, in an accessible way as it requires, different programs showing all the riches of radio art: elaborate magazines, radio debates, news papers, documentaries, fiction.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is a gateway to space for Europe. Its mission is to shape European space capacity development activities and ensure that European citizens continue to benefit from investments in space. The agency’s projects are designed to learn more about Earth, its immediate space environment, the solar system and the universe, as well as to develop satellite technologies and services, and promote European industries.
Space spell with giant spell
Sunday 5 September 2021 at 3 pm in public and Saturday 11 September at 5 pm in France Culture
At the Air and Space Museum – Paris Le Bourget
Free entry on the first Sunday of the month
Image credits: Air and Space Museum – Paris Le Bourget
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