Gala dinner for the 50th Anniversary of the African Games

Brazzaville Conference Center, Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo


September 3rd, 2015

Live and Multimedia Show

Project Development: 3 months

Heads of state, Africa's highest dignitaries and the continent's sporting élite came together on the evening of September 3rd, 2015 to celebrate the return of the African Games to Congolese soil, where they had been born 50 years earlier.

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For this exceptional occasion, a gala dinner and show lasting over 3 hours was designed and directed in a structure that was specially installed for the event. The values of competition and the Olympic spirit were expressed through a combination of a unique technical programme and high-level stage performances.

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Executive producer


Les Petits Français

Concept, show design, direction, artistic and content production


Production team

Emmanuel David, CEO

Séverine Colas, Co-Director of the International and Large Events Unit

Thierry Coutant, Co-Director of the International and Large Events Unit

Marianne Colaneri, Production Director, assisted by Marhina Lucas

Alicia Maurey, Project Director

Clément Duprat, Project Assistant

Christian Balende, Consultant


Artistic team

Martin Arnaud, Show designer et Director

Anne Larra, Artistic Producer

Marilyn Kuentz, Artistic Producer

Olivier Ferracci, Artistic Collaborator

Caroline Grisard, Show caller

Sonia Roux, Production Assistant


Conception and image production


Gwenaël Vinson

Benjamin Le Talour


Original soundtrack

Pierre Caillot

Philippe Villar

Pascal Lengagne

Fabien Langard


Stage manager

Sébastien Jovys


Lighting design and programming

Alexandre Lebrun


Costumes design and production

Caroline Denquin, assisted by Aline Ehrsam


Technical and logistic team

Philippe Ribot, Technical Director

Nathalie Abitbol, Logistics Director

Laurent Laborde, Logistics Director

Sébastien Loze, Site Manager


Technical production




Myli Bourigault

Pierre Le Tulzo