His name is Jean-Paul Alduy, He is Senator for the Pyrenees Orientals (french Catalonia). Interesting and passionate he talks openly. Thanks to him Visa pour l'Image gets all the support and the local help. He discovered the Festival in 1991. Two years latter after a surprise election he became Mayor of the city of Perpignan. From then on he has been a supporter of Visa in spite of all the local political problems(the socialist party represented by George Frèche based in Montpellier was against the festival , a tale of rivalry between two cities).
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