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From house, a large dictation with astronaut Thomas Pesquet

Lovers of house and phrases will take part, Sunday, in a large dictation, which can be learn from house by Thomas Pesquet and broadcast to the Air and House Museum at Le Bourget, close to Paris. The astronaut has chosen an extract from Marguerite Duras’ novel “A dam towards the Pacific”.

Geared up with a sheet and a pen, almost 500 individuals will write underneath the dictation of the astronaut Thomas Pesquet from house, an extract from the novel by Marguerite Duras “A dam towards the Pacific”, for a “big dictation “, Sunday September 5 on the Air and House Museum, at Le Bourget, close to Paris.

At three p.m., on the exhibition tarmac the place tables and chairs can be arrange, a large display will broadcast a pre-recorded video of Thomas Pesquet, on a mission since April within the Worldwide House Station, 400 km from Earth.

“It was Thomas Pesquet who selected this basic of French literature”, explains the writer Rachid Santaki, founding father of the large dictation.

“We’ll make individuals dream!”

“By taking dictation into house, we’ll make individuals dream!”, Enthuses the author, anxious to beat the “trauma” that will have been for a few of the train on the benches of the varsity.

“I actually just like the precept of constructing enjoyable, I hope, an train which typically has a foul popularity”, abounds Thomas Pesquet in a message from the ISS. The astronaut confides having learn on the age of 20 years “A dam towards the Pacific”, revealed in 1950. “Participating within the dictation of house, that makes me need to reread it with my eyes of at present , to see how the metaphor of the dam resonates in me now “.

For eight years, Rachid Santaki, writer of black novels (together with “The Angels costume in caillera”) has “taken dictation out of faculty” to say no it in unbelievable locations and make it a well-liked and “grandiose” train. . The novelist has already learn greater than 500 texts in prisons, city districts, on the Stade de France, but in addition on social networks and on the radio.

With AFP

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