Forever French

Wednesdays at 8pm

Forever French

Every Wednesday night for over 20 years, there’s been a French show on Eastside Radio. All about music from French-speaking countries, Forever French plays tracks from Belgium, Switzerland, Africa, The French Caribbean, Quebec, New Caledonia, Tahiti, Madagascar and Reunion Island. As the presenters regularly travel to France, they choose the best chansons – thus presenting a program that is current, interesting and always enjoyable.

Forever French was started by Gabrielle and Sandrine as a music program in 2000 and, since then, the team has grown with talented presenters.

In France, in a previous life, Gabrielle Haumesser produced a program for French Public Radio focusing on music, travel and African projects as well as running a nightclub promoting interesting new artists.

Hailing from Bordeaux, Sandrine Charruyer grew up within a musical family: her two youngest brothers were composers, and DJs. At a young age she leaves the family home to travel the globe, before living in both the French Caribbean and New Caledonia. There she discovers the Beguine, Zouk and Reggae style of music. After several years aboard, she settles down permanently in Australian, continuously surrounding herself with individuals passionate about the creative industry. She has and continues to this day to direct and produces films, including her award-winning documentary ‘PAMdemonium’ released in 2018 and her most recent one ‘Inferno Without borders in September 2020.’

Amanda is from Montpellier in the South of France. Music had always been a huge part of her life. She loves her music live and loud and spends her free time digging into trends and discovering new sounds. Her playlist of choice would mix world music, instrumental music, classic vintage French tracks with a hint of psychedelic vibes and urban influences.

Madame Rêve alias Laura Cadeddu is a French Dj born in Paris in 1988 and grew up in Paris in an artistic family. Throughout her life she was always surrounded by musicians, performer artists / comedians and other creative people. She knows how to pleased to sweetest side of your heart by sprinkling some magical sounds from the chillest French Music to the biggest 80’s hit. She’ll bring you good dreams and a solid boogie!

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