Will Daft Punk be present for the Olympics ceremony?

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As the 2024 Olympics approach, the artistic director of the event expressed the wish to have Daft Punk for the opening ceremony. Discussions are reportedly underway.

Will Daft Punk ever get back together? This is the question that everyone has been asking since the official separation of the group in February 2021. At the microphone of France Inter, this Tuesday, the artistic director of the 2024 Olympics, Thomas Jolly, excited the crowds again by declaring that he hoped to see the two men in helmets at the opening of the Paris Olympic Games. “ We can’t not think of Daft Punk when we think about an international exhibition of France », explained the director.

Following this statement, The Parisian decided to contact Thomas Jolly to find out if discussions were really underway. The artistic director thus explained that “bringing Daft Punk together is obviously one of the first ideas” that he had due to the fact that“They are extremely talented and have a great international reputation.” But do they want to reform for an epilogue to their career, asks the director, when they very thoughtfully announced their separation? »

According to daily information, the group met the organizing committee several months ago. “ We discuss. They didn’t say no, but they’re tough in business », Informs the source close to the matter, followed closely by the Élysée. For the moment, the helmeted men have not expressed their views on the subject.

If Daft Punk are not present for this highly anticipated opening ceremony, who can we imagine in their place? David Guetta, Aya Nakamura or even Mylène Farmer, the bets are on.


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