OREANDA-NEWS. The farewell ceremony with the French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo will take place on September 9 at the Invalides House in Paris. The date and place of the farewell was named by the newspaper Le Parisien with reference to the Elysee Palace.

It is known that the ceremony will be held in the format of a «national tribute of respect», similar to a national funeral ceremony. At the same time, it is noted that the decision on it should be made by the President of France.

On Monday, September 6, cultural figures, as well as politicians representing various parties, made a demand to perpetuate the memory of Belmondo. It is known that the venue of the ceremony has already been chosen as the complex of the Invalid's Home, where the great people of France are traditionally said goodbye.

Belmondo died at the age of 88. The actor was awarded the honorary Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival (2011) and the Golden Lion Award for his contribution to world cinema (2016). The artist is best known to the Russian audience for the film «Professional».