A Belgian star in Affaire concluded! This Thursday, April 14, 2022, Claudia Sylva came to sell a vase that made a strong impression on buyers. The singer took the opportunity to perform her most famous hit … A sequence that irritated internet users angry with the small “animations” offered by the show.
Even apart from the celebrity specials sometimes broadcast in prime time, the studios of Affaire concluded do not only attract complete strangers. This Thursday, April 14, 2022, Sophie Davant went backstage to welcome a certain Sylva, a 75-year-old Belgian artist. If her name does not evoke much in France, it is famous in the “flat country” where she has officiated as a singer for 65 years. If Sylva said she walked the scenes around the world, she was also intimidated by the host. What arouse the questioning of twittos… Neither one nor two, the most curious of them immediately went hunting for information on the internet. They discovered that the artist’s full name was Claudia Sylva and that her most famous hit was titled “I cried”.
A few minutes later, the septuagenarian-star entered the expertise room with her object: a pretty Daum vase in the Art Nouveau style which her mother had given her in 1975. A small object with spring decorations which the commissioner liked a lot. – auctioneer: judging it “beautiful, poetic, with a flamboyant side in yellow and interesting shape”, he estimated it at 700 euros. A small disappointment for Sylva who hoped for 1000. On twitter, the unbeatable of Affaire concluded hoped for them something quite different: that no one asks the singer to interpret her tube.
Arrived in front of the buyers of the show, Claudia’s personality and career did not fail to amaze. “What is your passion in life, your job, your hobby?” Asked buyer Johan Ledoux. “My job is to sing and compose for 65 years, I just celebrated my 75 years and my 55 years of career […] And I still sing a lot”, she answered in front of the admiring glances of Caroline Pons, Diane Chatelet or even Djamel Bentenah. Curious, Johan wanted to know what was the emblematic song of his repertoire. It was enough to push Claudia to sing her hit “I cried”, to the chagrin of Internet users who commented on the passage on twitter.
The buyers themselves were more enthusiastic: in addition to applauding the saleswoman’s performance, they pushed their curiosity a little further. Caroline Pons thus wished to know if Claudia had already been brought to sing elsewhere than in Belgium. “I was number 1 in Africa, I sang in China, in Morocco, I sang with Annie Cordy, all the greatest at the time …”, she then specified, impressive his audience. His vase, too, made a strong impression: it was thus bought for 1000 euros by Caroline Pons, the price precisely desired by the singer.
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