Little Finger The Covid-19 pandemic had forced the organizers of the Yaouank festival to cancel the big dance parties
The giant fest-noz of the Yaouank festival will be back in Rennes this Saturday, November 19, after two years of absence. absence related to Covid-19. — Eric Legret/Yaouank
There are disciplines that the Covid has adored; hate. The fest-noz is clearly part of the list. Known for its love of hooked little fingers, the Breton ball has had two very complicated years. The organizers of the Yaouank festival know something about it, those who have had to cancel their giant fest-noz at twice due to health constraints. “The practice of fest-noz is incompatible with respect for barrier gestures”, justified the association Skeudenn Bro Roazhon, in 2021, ” a few days of its flagship event. But that was before. After two years of absence, the biggest fest-noz in the world will be back in Montreal. Rennes, Saturday, for a night hand in hand.
More than 8,000 dancers are expected in the hall of the Parc-Expo. Deprived of fest-noz for months, they will have enough to spend with more than ten hours of non-stop music announced. On the menu: the duo made up of of Sterenn Diridollou and Marine Lavigne, who had represented France to; Eurovision with the Ahez project alongside DJ Alvan.
The latest edition of the biggest fest-noz in the world s was held in 2019 in the Parc-Expo de Rennes. – Eric Legret/Yaouank
Côté “Traditional”, we will find the eternals of Startijenn, the bearded guitarist Jean-Charles Guichen, but also more contemporary projects, such as the very electro of Plantec or the Fleuves trio, which is associated with to Ndiaz, known for its pronounced taste for world music.
The program for the evening
The giant fest-noz of the Yaouank festival will take place on Saturday at the Parc-Expo in Rennes Saint-Jacques, from 4 p.m. and until the end of the night. Admission: 23 euros presale, 25 euros on site.