Laeticia Hallyday 'upset': Johnny's widow in Belgium for an exhibition event

Laeticia Hallyday traveled to Belgium to discover the preparations for the exhibition dedicated to her late husband, singer Johnny Hallyday. The widow of the rocker was 'upset' by this experience... She speaks.

  Laeticia Hallyday"bouleversée" : la veuve de Johnny en Belgique pour une expo évènement

Laeticia Hallyday flew to Belgium for a very special reason. Johnny's widow went backstage at the exhibition dedicated to the rocker , the Brussels edition of which will be held from December 20, 2022 to June 30, 2023. On September 22, Jade and Joy's mother carefully observed the preparations for the exhibition, which are already well advanced. And this prospect simply upset her! ' We have the impression of being at the heart of his life, in the DNA of his story. It is an experience that is also sensory, immersive. It's quite a moving experience, because you feel like you're in the heart of your life through all the scenes you'll experience in the exhibition. “, entrusted Laeticia Hallyday, visibly very moved, to BFMTV.

Johnny Hallyday, the exhibition: what you can discover

In this veritable temple of the rocker, which extends over 3000 m² , Johnny's fans will be able to admire objects that belonged to him such as his guitars, one of his cars, his motorcycles, his stage costumes, photos, his first contract signed at the Olympia... Many places will be reconstructed , such as his private cinema, his Parisian office, the room in which he lived as a teenager, with his aunt, at 13 rue de la Tour des Dames, in the French capital, or even the former studio of Europe 1 .

Other thoughtful details: the showroom is shaped like a guitar and it's the voice of the Hallyday clan's friend, Jean Reno , which will resonate in the different rooms to guide visitors. The ticket office has already been opened. As for the Parisian edition of the exhibition dedicated to the Taulier, it will open in January 2024 at the Palais des Expositions at Porte de Versailles.

Laeticia Hallyday: how she imagined the exhibition

In the press kit for the exhibition, Laeticia Hallyday had detailed her intention through this new project: ' My duty, entrusted by Johnny: to bring his work to life , so that it continues to accompany its millions of fans, and the new generations. Johnny is a voice, a showman, an unusual destiny that brings together people from all walks of life in the same audience (...) To imagine this exhibition, I drew on everything I learned alongside my husband, his sense of detail, of the show, of the spectacle and his disproportionate ambition for his audience '.