Universal Music Group  
Second Paris edition of Yellow Lounge

After the success of its first edition, Universal Music is offering a second session of Yellow Lounge, to be held at the Batofar in Paris at 7:30 pm on November 20, featuring Nemanja Radulovic and Sven Helbig. This unique concept aims to move classical music out of the traditional concert halls and into the hippest clubs. DJs play exclusively classical music while VJs project live images of invited artists as well as other visuals.  It’s a whole new way to experience, listen to and learn more about classical music.



Groupe Canal+
Canal + Group to develop its multichannel network on YouTube

Canal + Group announced the upcoming launch of several channels on YouTube around its programs and the creation of a new label called Canalfactory to promote and foster expression of talents in television and on the web. As of December, Internet users will have access to 20 YouTube channels designed around the channel’s flagship programs (Le Grand Journal, the Before, the Petit Journal, etc.) and channels on themes such as movies, series, music and urban culture, amongst others. Canal+ Group also creates a new promotion and expression label. Canalfactory will offer talents the opportunity to develop their channel’s audience thanks to production and promotion support or to create original programs. Canalfactory will also enable the experimentation of various short formats and original productions developed specifically for the web.


SFR Jeunes Talents: 2014 social entrepreneurs

For the fourth year in a row, the  SFR Foundation is launching a call for projects from entrepreneurs who offer innovative solutions to social challenges. With this initiative, the Foundation promotes social entrepreneurship by supporting eight creators of projects aimed at solving a societal or environmental problem. This competition is supported by committed partners Ashoka, Nealite, Opinionway and OFQJ, which will be assisting the different projects again this year. The call for projects will run until January 10, 2014. On February 17, a national jury will select the eight winners. The entrepreneurs chosen will receive one year of support, including access to premises and telecommunications and personalized advising on operational aspects such as communications, marketing and legal affairs. They will also benefit from a vast network of experts from the sectors of the various partner companies.