The 7th edition of the Overseas and Francophonie Gastronomy Fair, SAGASDOM, was held from January 28 to 30, 2022 at the Parc des Expositions de la Porte de Versailles in Paris (75015).
Since its creation by Babette de Rozières in 2014, the public can discover the culinary specialties of around thirty overseas states and departments.
This year, after the virtual edition of 2021, Guyana was in the spotlight and spices, the main theme. A novelty, Atef Barbouche made natural fruit cakes, without any dough and sushi with fruit only.
A musical inauguration with local celebrities
Stéphane Layani, CEO of the Rungis MIN, and Christiane Lambert, President of the FNSEA sponsored the 2022 edition which offered numerous events, demonstrations and culinary competitions, as well as
cooking shows presented by great chefs.
The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, proceeded to the inauguration of the show in the presence of its founder Babette de Rozières, Stéphane Layani, several brotherhoods of Ile-de France, the writer Yann Queffelec, Patrick Ollier, President of the Grand Paris, Christiane Lambert and MP Henri Gaino
The brotherhoods present
- St Vincent de St Fargeau Ponthierry
- Clos de Clamart
- Commandery of the Knights of St Gregory
- Clos St Vincent de Noisy-le-Grand
- Brie de Meaux
- Brie de Melun
- The Apple of Villiers sur Morin
- St Vincent d’Issy-les-Moulineaux
- The Yerroise Grape
Musical entertainment and dances
For 3 days, the show vibrated to the sound of ultramarine music with
- Sylviane Cédia, songwriter from Cayenne, 16 solo albums and duets. Ambassador of Guyanese music, she is Knight of the Order of Merit (2008) and Knight of the Legion of Honor (2018), Medal of the Senate and has received nearly 50 trophies including 1 Micro d’or, Sacem, 7 Lindor de Guyane, the last in September 2019. At the age of 9, she was present on stage for the singing competition for the patronal feast of St Laurent du Maroni. She then attended the small conservatory of Mireille and then became a singer at the Elysée Montmartre theater and at the Mogador theater in the musical “L’Îlehappy”. She has made numerous tours in France, overseas, Canada, Egypt, Africa and Cape Verde. ..
- Franky Vincent
- Maj Albon, biguine interpreter.
- Tyna Li
- The Ballet d’Lys group
- The Kongo Ballet
- The traditional Polynesian dance troupe Hotu Rau’Ori, created in 2017 where it received 1st prize in the Mehura category at Heiva i Paris and 2nd prize in the Mehura Pro category at Ori Tahiti Nui. The troupe took part in the Fête de la Musique in 2017 and in programs such as “The Daily” by Yann Barthès. We saw him at UNESCO, alongside Football Ligue 1, at the Polynesian Festival in 2018, in concert at the Olympia in 2019. at the Sagasdom 2018 and 2019 fair. He welcomed Valmalama Chavez, miss France at the fair of agriculture in 2018 and 2019 and inaugurated the “Oceania” exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly in 2019.
- The Baillalé group with Daniel Misaine
- Sabrina Lia
- APRON Zezette of Montmartre
- Felave’i Fiafia
- A “Glam Ethnik” fashion show, by Ayden, a mix of creations inspired by Paris, Africa and Pointe-à-Pitre with fabrics from the Ivory Coast.
- Leia Diard, 2nd best dancer of Heiva i Paris in 2019
- Tony Lilong
- The gypsy jazz group Octave and Anatole
- Twendy Pastel
- Gery Spring and Sjino
- Alain Cottelon
At the end of this show, several prizes were awarded, including the Sagasdom Award (press favourite), the Sagasdom Award Blog Favorite (bloggers and influencers prize) and the Food & Drink innovation prize. The Babette Trophy, featuring students from hotel schools in Metropolitan France and overseas, rewarded young people for making a dish representative of overseas gastronomy using products from the surprise basket provided by the organizers. of the competition.
The jury was made up of many chefs, including Alain Fontaine, president of the association of Maîtres Restaurateurs.
See you next year with Babeth de Rozières at the SAGASDOM show which will take place on January 27, 28 and 29, 2023, late on Friday and Saturday.