A 7-year old Filipina-French bested 2,000 other young contestants and emerged as the champion of a reality talent search in France.
Francoise Agapay Nivolier, daughter of French national Michele and Cagayan de Oro City native, Doreen. wowed the three judges and was given a standing ovation by the crowd after her powerful song performance during the Petites Stars 2009 talent search of Television France 1.
“I was very, very happy when I won,” said Francoise.
“Talagang nagulat sila na napakaliit na bata ang lakas ng boses, powerful ang boses,” said Francoise’s mother.
Aside from singing, Francoise is also interested in playing the piano and her little drum set.
She dreams of joining the popular children show “Goin Bulilit” when the family travels to the Philippines for their vacation in July.
The young singer also thanked all those who supported and voted for her in the show.
“Maraming-maraming salamat po sa inyong suporta,” she said.
Francoise has been invited by the Knights of Rizal to be its special guest for the Fete de la Musique on June 21 at the Place Jose Rizal in Paris.