Godfather of whales festival visits Seychelles Tourism stand at ITM

Julien Lepers, who left France 3 in 2016, made a stop at the Seychelles stand at the ITM Fair with Jacky Jayat to present the concept of the whale festival and explore proposals for future joint partnership with the Seychelles Tourism Board. Seychelles also received an invitation to attend the forthcoming whale festival held July 4-12.

The Seychelles delegation at the ITM Fair in Madagascar welcomed at its stand former French high-profile presenter of “Questions pour un champion” aired on France 3, Julien Lepers.

Julien Lepers, “godfather of the whales festival” held at the Island of St. Marie, Madagascar, July 4-12, was at the ITM Fair, together with Jacky Jayat, organizer of the festival to promote the concept of the whales festival and to host a gala night organized jointly with the ITM Madagascar Fair.


The presence of Julien Lepers and Jacky Jayat were well received by the Seychelles Tourism Board, who see it as a good public relations mechanism to showcase the destination and its potential.

Julien Lepers animated the program “Questions pour un Champion” for 27 years before leaving France3.

Seychelles is a founding member of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP) . For more information on Seychelles Minister of Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange, click here.