Press Release: 15/01/2018
Contact: Jérémy Goupille, firstname.lastname@example.org
Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10, it's not just a sports event, it's also a cultural event with 300 artists, musicians and singers, who will perform in Paris during the week of Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10.
The mythical Casino de Paris, where big names are produced, will host the "Gala Concert" on Wednesday, August 8. This event will bring together all Paris2018 – Gay Games 10 artists during one exceptional show: 3 hours of dance, singing, cheerleading demonstrations, and other acts will be performed for the public. Artists from all over the world will celebrate diversity in Paris. Choirs from France, Holland, Italy, etc. will present their repertoires on stage, under the direction of Frédéric Taillandier, with orchestral performances led by Kathleen McGuire, Australian artistic director and conductor.
Registrations to join cheerleading, choral groups, or to just to enjoy the show are open on our website www.paris2018.com. Participation in our cultural and sports events supports the integration of all, and adheres to the values of tolerance and respect, while enjoying Paris 2018!
ABOUT PARIS 2018 – GAY GAMES 10
The tenth edition of the Gay Games will take place in Paris from August 4 to 12, 2018. Created in 1982 and organized every four years, the Gay Games is the largest sporting and cultural event open to all over the age of 18, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or disability, but also without any requirements or elimination trials. Up to fifteen thousand participants are expected to take part, with a focus on the three guiding principles of the Gay Games: Participation, Inclusion, and Personal Best®, with thirty-six sports, fourteen cultural events, a sports conferences, and several festivities.
ABOUT THE CASINO DE PARIS
Located at 16, rue de Clichy, in the 9th district of Paris, the "Casino de Paris" is a mythical theater of Parisian culture. The venue has been open since the end of the 19th century and has always been known for its musical revues and historic music hall, welcoming the biggest stars of the moment, such as Mistinguett, Josephine Baker, Line Renaud, Zizi Jeanmaire, … and Tino Rossi, who went to that great music hall in the sky in 1982.
Since the 1980s, the Casino de Paris has opened to French and international musicians for concerts, as well as for comedy shows. The Casino also regularly hosts musicals, such as Starmania, Le Petit Prince, Le Soldat Rose, and recently, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.