Perpignan Lures Tourists with Drama, Culture

The theater troupe uses dramatics, costumes, comedy and scenarios to teach the audience historical facts about Perpignan as they take a walking tour of the city.

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Place de la République: Sights and Sounds Video

The Sights and Sounds videos document visual and audio impressions of greater Perpignan.

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Smoking is Cool?

Walking around Perpignan is like watching a 1920s film; the women are beautiful, the people seem to be enjoying themselves and everyone is smoking a cigarette.

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Bon Appétit!

In this city people do a strange thing: they enjoy their lunch break. With the exception of restaurants and cafes the entire city shuts down for two hours and everyone goes on a collective lunch break.

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About Chelsea Boone

Chelsea is a journalism student from Glenn Dale, Md. She graduated magna cum laude from Hampton University in May 2011 where she majored in print journalism. She will attend the University of Maryland in the fall to pursue a master's degree in multiplatform journalism.

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About the Program

Fifteen college students came from North America to Perpignan, France, in June 2011 to produce these videos and stories. To find out more, read a welcome letter from program director Rachele Kanigel, meet the program faculty and explore the 2010 website.