Down south is Marseille

Down south is Marseille


In an famous song, the French artist Akhenaton introduced us to its bad boys' style, now take a look at the people who are reinventing Marseille.

If you listen to the news, the gossip and the urban legends, Marseille is all about the Canebière, the bimbos, the coves, the Velodrome, the OM football club, the Bonne Mère, the MUCEM, the funny accents and the settling of scores.

Yes and no. People on the ground know that behind this notoriety, Marseille is a city in perpetual transformation. Down there, they say it radiates a unique kind of energy that’s distinctively “southern” - and worthy of inspiring the collective imagination of France as a whole. With the goal of crystallising that state of mind, BETC POP went to meet those who make up the beating heart of the Phocaean city with a 20 minute, on-the-ground documentary from the fringes of the Marsatac festival.

A portrait of a city that’s forever young.



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