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Mika at Giffoni Festival 2017

Mika is set to take part in the Giffoni Film Festival 2017, happening tomorrow! After such an amazing experience last year, Mika will once again join young participants from all over the world in their journey of creativity, plus this year there also will be a special masterclass and an ideas exchange forum! All the news and footage from the event will be broadcast here. Tune in from around 1700 Italian time to see what Mika gets up to!

 

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The Voice Final

Last night saw the final of The Voice in Paris on TF1. The final contestants battled it out and after a close fight, Lisandro, the talent of M Pakora, was finally crowned winner. Mika performed an incredible duet on the show with Vinent Vinel and in case you missed it, you can watch it again here.

Mika to be special guest on Facciamo Che Io Ero

On Wednesday 7th June, Mika will return to Italian TV screens as a special guest on Facciamo Che Io Ero, the one-woman show of his friend and chameleon comedian Virginia Raffaele. Having invited her as a guest on his own show, Stasera Casa Mika, it was natural for Mika to travel to Rome and share the stage with Virginia one more time…

Tune in to Rai2 on Wednesday 7th June at 21.20 to catch what promises to be an amazing finale to Virginia’s 4 week run.

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New episode of The Art of Song on Radio 2

Last night saw Mika’s latest episode of his series ‘The Art of Song’ air on BBC Radio 2. In the series, Mika talks about the art of songwriting and plays his favourite tracks of all time, talking about the impact they have had on him and his career. Last night he also performed an epic cover of ‘You’ve Got A Friend,’ at the Elton John piano, not to be missed! The episode is available to listen again here.

You can watch Mika’s brilliant cover here.

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New episodes of ‘The Art of Song’

Mika has 3 new forthcoming episodes of his series ‘The Art of Song’ for Radio 2, in which he’ll discuss the magical art of songwriting and the musicians and writers that have had the biggest impact on his life and career.

He has tracks from Stevie Wonder, Carly Simon, David Bowie and Diana Ross. Mika will look at what makes these songs so special, whether it’s the writer, producer or performer. He’ll also share why they’re his favourite songs and what they mean to him. Plus Mika also sits down at Radio 2’s Elton John piano to perform special live tracks from Dusty Springfield and Paul Simon.

The show will broadcast on BBC Radio 2 at 10pm Tuesday 28th March 2017 and will be playable after that on iPlayer.

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Mika collaborates with Peugeot on the new 108!

Today it has been announced that Mika is the face of the next Peugeot campaign with the launch of the new 108 car. The colourful series of car is a perfect match for Mika’s aesthetic. Speaking about the collaboration, Mika says, “It is an honor to be associated with such an iconic French brand  – Peugeot. I have grown up with it my entire life and have always loved their aesthetic and design. The new campaign is a fun collision of my world and that of the 108 ! We had a great time creating it and you can feel it watching the ad.”

Check out the ad below…

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The Voice: La Plus Belle Voix returns!

Mika will again feature on the coaches panel for the new Season 6 of The Voice: La Plus Belle Voix on French TV this weekend. Starting on Saturday 18th February, the hit show will once again air on TF1 every saturday night. Mika will star alongside previous coaches Zazie and Florent Pagny, as well as new face M. Pakora. The season promises some extraordinary talent, but who will Mika turn for? Tune in this Saturday night to find out….

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Mika wows at San Remo 2017

Last night Mika dazzled at the San Remo Festival 2017 with 2 performances; a medley of his own hits and a stunning tribute to music icon George Michael.

The huge event, watched by over half of all Italians on TV, is a major event in the music calendar each year and Mika’s performance was undoubtedly a highlight with just over 13 million people tuned in to watch!

You can watch Mika’s classic performace here and his incredible tribute to George Michael here.