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Canada, country of honour at the Paris Podcast Festival

La Gaîté Lyrique
October 20th, 2022 - October 23rd, 2022

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From October 20 to 23, Canadians are in the spotlight at the Paris Podcast Festival! Don’t miss this event that puts the spotlight on the podcast productions of the past year from Canada, France and abroad. See you at the Gaîté lyrique. More infos.

For its 5th edition, the Paris Podcast Festival explores the power of softness. Through previews, public recordings, meetings, workshops and a focus on Canadian podcasts, the festival will listen to the voices that make the podcast the medium of gentleness and suspended time, giving voice to each and every one.

The Canadian programming will kick off at the Canadian Cultural Centre on Thursday, October 6 with a podcast listening party. Full details

Octobre 21, 2022

À la découverte de l’écosystème de création canadien
5:45 pm – 7pm, Auditorium – DEBATE
Claire Thévenin (Production Manager, Transistor Media) – Lindsay Michael (Senior Podcast Manager Canada, Amazon Music) – Natacha Mercure (Senior Director, Digital Audio Strategy and Content, Radio-Canada) – Etienne Roy (Director, Digital Platforms and Content, QUB radio) 

Apéro des créatrices & créateurs France-Canada
7 pm – 9 pm Foyer Moderne

October 22, 2022

Crossover J’ai fait un humain x Bliss-Stories
1:15 pm – 2 pm, Auditorium – PUBLIC RECORDING
Clémentine Galey (Creator of the Bliss-Stories podcast) • Gabrielle Caron (Creator of the J’ai fait un humain podcast (QUB Radio)

À la découverte du true crime canadien
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Auditorium – DEBATE
Victoria Charlton (Author and creator of the Evaporated podcast (QUB Radio) – Thomas Baumgartner (President and co-founder of Wave Audio studio) – Maude Petel Légaré (Podcast producer (Radio Canada)
Hosted by : Stéphane Berthomet, scriptwriter and podcast host

Immersion : Rwanda (Radio-Canada)
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Auditorium – PREVIEW LISTENING
Raphaël Bouvier-Auclair (Journalist at Radio Canada)

Décolonisation, réparations, faire entendre les revendications
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Foyer Historique – DEBATE
Gabrielle Brassard-Lecours (author of the podcast Fil rouge (studio Pivot, Montreal) – Iris Ouédraogo and Adélie Pojzman-Pontay (authors of the podcast Réparations (Paradiso média) – Latifa Mouaoued, author of La France, mon bled (RFI podcast)
Hosted by : Rokhaya Diallo (Journalist, author, director)

Octobre 23, 2022

Wild, Spécial Canada, Il faut sauver le Caribou !
3 pm – 3:45 pm, Auditorium – PREVIEW LISTENING
Ambre Gaudet (Author of the podcast Wild and Mystery Animal) – Tristan De la Fléchère (Voice actor of professor sapions)

Thunder Bay (Canadaland)
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Studio à podcast – LISTENING

Paris Podcast Festival
Founded in 2018, the Paris Podcast Festival is organised by the association les Écouteurs, hosted and co-produced by La Gaîté Lyrique. Led by Thibaut de Saint Maurice (director) and Nina Cohen (deputy director), it is the first festival entirely dedicated to all genres of native podcasting, and aims to bring together every year, for 4 days, all podcast enthusiasts and those curious about discoveries and new encounters, by crossing all genres and formats.

The Canadian Cultural Centre is a partner in this event.


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