Blue talents: Guillaume Fontaine advances to the semi-finals
Guillaume Fontaine will once again be on the show La Semaine des 4 Julie, with the goal of winning the $ 100,000 promised to Quebec's most captivating “blue talent”.
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Sabrina Lavoie La Tribune Wednesday at 9 p.m., Estrien slackliner Guillaume Fontaine will try to get a little closer to the amount of $ 100,000 promised to the “blue talent” of Quebec by performing again on the set of the show La Semaine des 4 Julie .
The young Sherbrooke resident, known in particular for having traveled 1.9 kilometers above the former Jeffrey d'Asbestos mine, won the hearts of the public during his first performance in September when he faced Enola Bédard, a dancer. in the Quebec City region, which has more than four million subscribers to the Tik Tok application.
“When I knew I was against her and that she was so popular on social media, honestly, I doubted. On the other hand, I attached myself to the fact that what I do is different, more unusual, ”says the Sherbrooke resident. And obviously, the public appreciated by offering him the victory.
As part of the semi-finals, Guillaume Fontaine will present a rodeo line number in which he will use various accessories, including a ladder. For the occasion, he also wanted to perform on a song by Estrie artist Andrew Wells-Oberegger whom he particularly appreciates.
“I am really excited. I feel ready and confident. The stars are well aligned ”, indicates the young man who will face Beatrice Deer, an Inuk singer who represents the region of Nord-du-Québec.
Thus, Guillaume Fontaine invites the population of Estrie to vote for him during the program of La Semaine des 4 Julie , broadcast on Wednesday, November 11 at 9 p.m., while he will try to make it to the final to win the ultimate prize of 100 $ 000 donated by Productions J and Bell Media.
“The closer I get to the price, the more I tell myself that I would like to take advantage of such a sum of money to set up a large-scale project in the field of circus and entertainment. I would also like to be able to share it with my colleagues and friends. Let this be a really fun group project, ”summarizes the one who is continuing his studies at the École de Cirque de Québec.