Queen of the Félibrée 2007, Fanny Calmeille, elected March 10 2007 in Villefranche-du-Périgord.

Below, the official Félibrée 2007 poster.
Michel Samouillan, president of the Bornat dau Perigòrd, the “école félibréenne” based in Périgueux that has been organizing the big summer festival, the Félibrée, for the past 88 years.
Paulette Richard, a member of the Bornat dau Perigòrd. “I’ve made well over two hundred headdresses for the ladies…” – the ladies who sing and dance each year at the Félibrée.
Sophie and Vincent Deltreuil, mayor of Villefranche du Périgord, the town that is hosting the 88th Félibrée du Périgord, 1 July 2007. “I don’t know how it works, but it’s jolly well going to work!”, declares this motor sports enthusiast, quoting Flavio Briatore, captain of the Renault F1 team.
On the left, Georges Costes, vice president of the Félibrée committee and longstanding admirer of the Occitan culture. “I learnt Occitan with my grandparents.” On the right, Jean-Pierre Peuch, president of the organization committee and distinguished Occitan specialist “I got 19 at the Bac in Occitan!” he proudly announced.
Patrick Delmas, on the right, is the organizer of this year’s Sainte-Estelle’s Day celebrations in Cahors - another important venue for Occitan poets and writers, the “félibres” as they were called by Frédéric Mistral who founded the Félibrige on 21 May 1854 - on Saint-Estelle’s Day.
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