A Taste of Moulin Rouge for Mumbai

Last Updated: Thu, Nov 01, 2012 04:22 hrs

French hospitality chain Accor and Air France Wednesday presented the world-acclaimed dance and entertainment troupe Moulin Rouge of Paris as part of the World of Accor celebrations here.

The performance titled A Taste of Moulin Rouge highlighted the company's French heritage by providing a Parisian experience.

Seventeen dancers of the troupe performed against the backdrop of "cancan" - Moulin Rouge's iconic windmill.

The event is also celebrating the friendship between India and France and promoting tourism.

World of Accor will conclude in India with its final chapter in New Delhi on Friday.

"As our hotel brands grow in India, we are keen to familiarise our customers and partners with our heritage and present a taste of our French culture and glamour," said Jean-Michel Casse, senior vice-president, operations, Accor India.

"We're delighted to help bring Moulin Rouge to our Indian customers," said Fahmi Mahjoub, commercial director India, Air France-KLM.

Now in its ninth year, World of Accor is held in 14 destinations.

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