Les Francofolies de La Rochelle

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Scene from main stage at Francofolies (2007).
Scene from Chantier des Francos

Les Francofolies de la Rochelle is an annual music festival founded in 1985 in La Rochelle, France as an initiative of Jean-Louis Foulquier. It is usually held annually in July and aims at promoting francophone music.

Number of those attending the festival has exceeded 150,000 in 2007. Founder Jean-Louis Foulquier went on to establish Les FrancoFolies de Montréal in 1989.

Jean-louis Foulquier founder of the festival died December 10, 2013 following a long illness.

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