Forbidden Parades of May 1st, 2020 - Special Operation of the HOsiHO Network

Forbidden parades from 1 May 2020

HOsiHO Network Special Operation

Notice of availability to the media of our drone aerial images shot tomorrow in 11 cities in France, by the French telepilot network HOsiHO

The raw footage of our aerial views of the following 11 cities will be available on prior request, tomorrow from 5pm: 

Marseille, Nantes, Montpellier, Strasbourg, Bordeaux, Lille, Limoges, Perpignan, Caen, La Rochelle, Fort-de-France (and under reserve : Paris, Lyon)

On the occasion of Labour Day on 1 May 2020, as parades and demonstrations are prohibited, the streets of our cities will remain exceptionally empty. The network of professional operators, HOsiHO Drone Network announces that its members will film by drone in 11 major French cities, the deserted places that are traditionally visited by the parades of May 1st parades. These images will be made available to the press and media for broadcast the same day and the following day.


Since mid-March, our drone pilots have been capturing the historic moment we're living in, and set out to film the empty streets and squares of France. See this collective clip, La France en Absence - April 2020, from members of the HOsiHO network.

All the UAV pilots of the HOsiHO Drone Network inform the press and the media of the implementation of an exceptional device to film by drone, on May 1st, 2020 in the morning, in 11 big cities in France and Martinique, the route of the traditional Labour Day parade, which is usually used by the processions of demonstrators.

Each UAV operator will film in a major city the usual departure and arrival points of the parades, as well as various spots on the route traditionally used by demonstrators. (list below)

Parades being forbidden, our aerial images will show, this morning of May 1st, 2020, empty squares, deserted boulevards and avenues. A first.

We offer these images to all media, under conditions (see below), for broadcast on May 1st & 2nd, 2020, whatever the medium and its form: Audiovisual / Print / Internet.

We will put online, for downloading by password, an end to end of the 12 cities, from Friday, May 1st, at 5 p.m. at the latest.

If you would like to have access to these images, simply send us a request on behalf of the broadcasting medium. A download link will be sent to you as soon as our rushes are available, i.e. by 5 p.m. on May 1st at the latest.

Request the HOsiHO May 1st Aerial Footage

By requesting the availability of our images, you agree to : 

- insert our logo in a visible way on our images, during the diffusion or publication ( download the logo )

- give the following credit, on all your publications, whatever the medium and its form: 

    "Images provided by, a network of french drone pilots."

- Insert a link to our website from your web article

- In case of TV Broadcast: use the images only on May 1st and 2nd, 2020

- Internet: no deadline as long as the link to is active

- Publication Title Title Paper press: only one issue per title with credit above

By downloading our images, you unequivocally accept all of the above conditions of use.

Please note that all of these images will then be available in stock shots, and in 4K, via our aerial image bank, as part of the vast constitution of an audiovisual collection on the theme of lockdown.

Part of this new collection is also available on INA's professional distribution platform (inamediapro).

More information on the meaning of our global approach during confinement.


List of cities and local contacts of the HOsiHO network operators (to be contacted if necessary via their file):

Vue aérienne de Lille pendant le confinement

Lille city aerial viw during Covid-19 lockdown © Lets Fly Production/HOsiHO

About HOsiHO Drone Network
Created in 2017, it is a service that brings together customers and reliable and talented UAV providers, all from our image bank. Thanks to our internet platform, HOsiHO Drone Network, it is easy to quickly find the nearest UAV operator to the shooting sites, by a simple click on the map of France. HOsiHO labeled, these operators are all recognized professionals of long standing.

About Aerial Stock Collection

Created in 2014 in Marseille, HOsiHO offers more than 33,000 videos and aerial photos on the World seen from above. Our e-commerce platform allows you to search, share and acquire rights for immediate downloading of high-resolution images (HD/4K+).

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