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2017

Voyaging for business or pleasure? Casol is a real estate company, welcoming you in luxury properties for rent and for sale, from the mythical beaches of the French Riviera to the tropical island of Saint-Barts. Casol also invite you to shop for your contemporary art at the Casol Gallery, Madame can be beautiful with her Casol silk scarf, Monsieur can be in shape at his Club Sportif, the children can play in their Kid Friendly Villas, You can thank your loved ones with a Casol notecard, and plan your next voyage with your Casol Magazine!




Maxwell Bitton at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Valentina, Maryse, Noriko and Mickael Casol attend the Bitton Exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.

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Villa La Vigie, Monaco

Casol Villas France now has the pleasure to welcome you at Villa La Vigie on the Côte d'Azur, where you can swim in the olympic pool or at the private Monte-Carlo Beach Club. Located at the border of Monaco, the villa used to belong to famous designer Karl Lagerfeld.

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2015

Mickael & Valentina Casol - Breakfast 2015

Breakfast with the family are magical moments

August 1, 2015

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Mickael Casol swimming

Swim in your private pool on the Côte d'Azur or Saint-Barth.

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2014




Maryse Casol - Enlassement - Elle Espana - August 2014

Maryse Casol is featured in the Elle Spain magazine thank you to Editor in Chief Benedetta Poletti, and Shahed Kavousi, the art dealer of Maryse Casol in Marbella, Spain.

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Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat Holiday Villa, South of France

Welcome to your Villa du Cap Ferrat, in the South of France.

Villa Cap Ferrat, French Riviera







2013

World's Best New Ski Chalet

Le Chalet des Franciscains, the latest Casol Chalet is featured in CN Traveller, and is nominated as one of the World's Best Ski Chalets.

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Valentina Casol

Valentina Casol, the daughter of Mickael & Noriko is born.

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2010


Noriko and Mickael Casol Wedding

Daniel Bernard

Noriko and Mickael Casol

Noriko Emen-Casol wedding

Mickael Casol wedding

Noriko Emen-Casol wedding

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Mickael Casol wedding




Apartment for rent in Saint-Tropez

Casol Villas France

After a voyage to France, Mickaël Casol decides to welcome you for your holidays, in the country where he spent his chilhood summer and winter vacations with the family and friends.



Maryse Casol, Contemporary Art

Casol Villas France start to sponsor the Art Monaco contemporary art fair and the Saint-Tropez Polo Club.

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Maryse Casol, Kasser Rassu Gallery, Marbella

Maryse Casol starts to be represented by Mrs. Shahed Kavousi at the Kasser Rassu gallery in Marbella, Spain




2009: Launch of the Carré Casol "Je Suis Une Fauve" Campaign, with a fashion show/samba dance extravaganza, where Noriko Emen performed along famous Samba dancer Rose Santos, at the Time Supper Club in Montreal, Canada, with a short film and photoshoot.

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2008

Casol silk scarf

Carré Casol

Mademoiselle can now be beautiful with her Casol square silk scarf, the perfect gift for the modern woman. Sold at the new online boutique on MaryseCasol.com, the scarves are made in Lyon, France, with international promotion in New York City, Monaco, Paris, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The scarves were exhibited in a temporary show at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts boutique in August, and shot in New York City by fashion stylist Paulina Kajankova. Thank you to the Casol clients, le Carré Casol has been bought worldwide, from Los Angeles to Tokyo.

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2007

Casol Art Exhibition at Buonanotte

Maryse Casol private art exhibition at Ristorante Buonanotte in Montreal, Canada on December 4, 2007. Celebrity guests include lawyer Pierre St-Aubin, businessman Gary Oberman and model Daniel Bernard.

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2007: As a young officer for the Desjardins Financial Group, Mickaël Casol, went to France to visit the three leading financial cooperatives: Banque Populaire, Crédit Coopératif and Crédit Mutuel, where Mickaël Casol had the honour to meet great business leaders such as Alban D'Amours, CEO of Desjardins, Pascal Marchetti, Director at Banque Populaire, and Étienne Pflimlin, President of Crédit Mutuel.


"One of my memories include walking with Mr. Pflimlin, and talking about art at their head office in Strasbourg, as he was showing me the Credit Mutuel art collection and I was telling him my mother Maryse Casol was a painter" : Mickaël Casol




France

After the business voyage with Desjardins in Paris and Strasbourg, Mickaël Casol went to the South of France in the small village of Baho to visit his grand-parents, and attend the wedding of his childhood friend Sabine!


"I then rented a car and explored all of the Côte d'Azur from Saint-Tropez to Monaco. I was lucky to be friends with the famous athlete Nordine Taleb, we would practice martial arts at his home in the morning, visit Pampelonne beach in the afternoon, and then party under the stars at night in town. In Monaco, I had the honour to become friend with the very respected Dr. Thierry Ould, who invited me to their Institut Monégasque de Médecine du Sport. It was legendary!"
Mickaël Casol




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2006: Noriko and Mickael start dating each other. It has been 10 years since they first met as dancers on the Bouge de Là! TV Show in 1996.



Tristar Gym Champions


2006: Mickaël Casol graduated from HEC Montreal in Business and became Canadian Thai Boxing Champion.





2005


Mickaël Casol, Congrès Stratégique Desjardins, Québec, 2009

2005: Following his father's advice, Mickaël Casol has the honour to join the Board of Directors in April of la Caisse Desjardins de St-Laurent as an intern, thank you to Director Mr. Gilbert Demers. Le Mouvement Desjardins in 2005 is one of the leading financial institutions worldwide, with 5.3M members, 568 branches, Excédents (profits) of $1.1B and over $118B in assets.

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2004: Casol is founded, first as an art gallery to promote the artworks of Maryse Casol, mother of Mickael Casol. While still in his first year of business school at HEC Montreal, Mickael Casol decided to organize an exhibition in Côte des Neiges, near the University. The exhibition was a success, with all the community being present at the event, including friends and family, but also top business executives, lawyers, doctors, athletes, professors and the National TV.






2003: Mickaël Casol begins the HEC Montreal Business University after finishing college in human sciences.





2002


Mickael Casol, Athens, Greece, 2002

2002: Launch of the Gentlemen music album after 4 years of recording. Promotion in Canada with concerts at La Place des Arts, for the San Tropez Dance Company, at a Toronto Outdoor Festival, and in Greece, Spain, France and Italy as a media tour. The album was also distributed in South America with Codiscos Records. Part of the media tour in Greece, Mickael Casol modeled for 1 month in Athens with the modeling agency Action Management thank you to model friend Daniel Bernard, booker Maria Danai, and Dotte Klingström, owner of the agency. One of the highlights was being on the cover of Music Life Magazine.


Mickael Casol, Athens, Greece, 2002
Mickael Casol, Athens, Greece, 2002
Mickael Casol, Athens, Greece, 2002

Mickael Casol, Athens, Greece, 2002
Mickael Casol, Athens, Greece, 2002
Mickael Casol, Athens, Greece, 2002




TV


Mickael Casol - Big Wolf on Campus, 2002
Mickael Casol - Big Wolf on Campus, 2002
Mickael Casol - Big Wolf on Campus, 2002

Mickael Casol - Big Wolf on Campus, 2002
Mickael Casol - Big Wolf on Campus, 2002
Mickael Casol - Big Wolf on Campus, 2002


Mickael Casol, David Lopera and Jossef Hennessy all appear in the TV Show Big Wolf on Campus, by Peter Knight, Episode N'Sipid, first aired in the U.S. on January 6th, 2002 (ABC). To get the part, Gentlemen had auditioned in front of the producers their harmony version of the USA national anthem: "The Star-Spangled Banner".

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2001

Ophelie Winter, A Space Travesty, 2001
Mickael Casol, A Space Travesty, 2001
Leslie Nielsen, A Space Travesty, 2001

Mickael Casol is featured in the role of a singer in the film 2001 A Space Travesty, a $26M budget film along actors Ophelie Winters and Leslie Nielsen. He has the honour to meet MC. Solaar, who was one of his childhood heroes.

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2000

2000: Mickael Casol featured in the film by Warner Bros. Pictures: The Hole Nine Yards starring Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry and Michael Clarke Duncan.

Mickaël Casol, with his group Gentlemen and some friends, drove 27 hours from Montreal all the way to to Boca Raton in Florida, USA to stay at Yossi's family home. They then took a cruise from Miami to the Caribbean sea. Jogging too far on the beach in the Cayman Islands to go see the turtle farm, the ship left without Mickael. He was lucky to make Filipino friends, who welcomed him in their home for a few days, until his passport arrived so Mickaël could catch back the cruise in the Bahamas! A challenging adventure but a lot of lessons were learnt.






1998: Mickael Casol, David Lopera and Jossef Hennessy sign a record deal with Evolutions Records, by famous music producer Mr. Tony Green to form the group Gentlemen. The first song, "Sweet Lady", that was written by Gentlemen and Tony Green, also features Portuguese rapper James Enrique!

1998: Mickaël Casol starts singing lessons with Mr. Armen Kesseian, masters degree in pop music and Doctorate in Jazz from the University of Moscow.

1998: Maryse Casol is director of sales in Canada with the Accor Hotels, French hospitality group, world class leaders in the travel industry. Her position included missions for the Sofitel luxury hotels.






1997: Mickael Casol is accepted at the Dawson College Professional Theatre Program.

1997: Mickael Casol start to work for Iegor Auctions, thank you to his music teacher, Mr. Laurent Berniard. Mickael, with the other "Commissionneurs" did everything from cleaning the floors, moving paintings and sculptures, preparing international mailings to promote the auctions, to helping during evening sales.


"It was long hours, it was very hard physically, but I've learned so much about art and business during those years, from selling Picasso paintings to Napoleon sculptures. Thank you to Mr. Iegor & Mrs. Martine De Saint Hippolyte.": Mickaël Casol


1997: On the set of the movie The Jackal, featuring Bruce Willis, Richard Gere and Sidney Poitier, Mickael Casol becomes friend with Daniel Bernard, who would become an international model in the Americas, Europe and Asia.






1996: Mickaël Casol stars on the Bouge de Là! Musique Plus TV Show as a dancer, and meets Noriko Emen who would one day become his wife. Mickael and Noriko performed along popular artists such as the Back Street Boys, and the Spice Girls.








1995

Mickaël Casol, 15 years old, movie the Quest with Jean-Claude Van Damme

Mickaël Casol is featured with Melkon Sapsezian, his kung fu master, in the movie The Quest that came out in 1996, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, one of his martial arts heroes. The film makes $57M at the box office. Another star of this film by Universal Pictures is Roger Moore.



Mickael Casol playing in The Quest with Jean-Claude Van Damme


Mickael Casol playing in The Quest with Jean-Claude Van Damme


Mickael Casol playing in The Quest with Jean-Claude Van Damme


Mickael Casol playing in The Quest with Jean-Claude Van Damme




1995: At the age of 15, Mickaël Casol, going by the artist name Casanova, with the help of DJ. Cruz, writes, produces and records his first 2 songs in Spanish/English: ""Mamasitas" and "Morena Linda"! Mickael Casol performed the songs live with 2 rappers and 2 female dancers at the Teleritmo 3rd Anniversary Show thank you to producer Magaly Vargas. Mickael Casol was interviewed by Maria Sanz, host at Teleritmo. The songs were sent to all major Record Companies, including Sony and BMG Records. Evolution Records was interested but it was only 3 years later that a recording deal would be signed with the group Gentlemen.

1995: Along with his brother Nicolas, Mickaël Casol wins his black belt 2nd dan in Shaolin Wing Chun Nam Anh Kung Fu. Their Grand Master Nam Anh, was also a lawyer with a masters degree in International Law from the University of Saigon, and a veteran of the VietNam War. Nicolas and Mickael Casol then started training in Thai Boxing with legendary Master Peter Sisomphou at Tristar Gym.

1995: Mickael Casol starts to work for Caraballo Discos, selling Latin Music and tickets to events in a small store in the Jean Talon neighbourhood. Looking at the posters of the artists on the wall such as DLG, Julio Iglesias and Marc Anthony made him think: "If they can do it, why not me?!".





1994: Studying at le College Français, Mickaël Casol becomes friend with Victor Gandasegui and Patricio Canales, two very talented martial artists. Mickaël learns spanish in school, and with Victor and Patricio.





1992

Mickael Casol enrols in the air cadets after his father's suggestion. Mickael learned military discipline, including the walk, keeping the uniform clean, bootcamp physical training, air planes and leadership.

Mickael Casol starts doing films at the age of 12 with Elite Casting. The first movie he made was Brainscan (published in 1994), starring Edward Furlong (Terminator 2).





1990: School in Canada during the year and summer holidays with the family in France.





1989: The two brothers Mickael and Nicolas Casol, spend their summer holidays with their grand parents in the village of Baho in the South of France. Croissants and lait au chocolat prepared by Mamie in the morning while watching Dragon Ball and Les Chevaliers du Zodiaque! Bicycle adventures with the friends all around the village and La Garigue! Sometimes even swimming pool chez Sabine. Back for a delicious lunch (Paella cooked outside, fresh salads from the garden, fruits directly from the trees...). 1h00pm, the beach at Le Canet, fishing with their Grand Father at Le Port Barcarès, Pain au chocolat Goûter at 4h00pm. Back to the house and dîner at 8h00pm (sometimes 10h00pm!). Then, party with the friends at Le Foyer du Village playing pétanque or other games until midnight, sometimes even 1h00am. It was warm, it was friendly, it was perfect.





1988: Mickael completes all ten levels of the Red Cross Swimming Program and begins diving board classes. The same summer, his father puts him in Tennis.





1986

1986, Mickaël Casol, his brother Nicolas, their parents and grand parents, visit the North of Spain.

1986, Mickaël Casol, his brother Nicolas, their parents and grand parents, visit the North of Spain.

Visit Spain





1985: Maryse Casol works in marketing with the Meliá Hotels.

1985: In Libourne, France, Mickaël Casol achieves his first 1,000 metres at swimming at the olympic public pool.





1984

Luc, the father of Mickael, puts his son in Judo, at the age of 4, at the Hiroshi Nakamura National Olympic School of Judo in Canada. That same year, his father took Mickael to the cinema to see Star Wars VI - Return of the Jedi.





1983

During the summer months at La Roche-Chalais pool in France, Mickael first learns swimming at the age of 3, thank you to his mother.



Mickael Casol and Father Luc, ski, Quebec, Canada, 1983

During the winter, Mickaël Casol first learns how to ski in Quebec thank you to his father.

Ski in the Alps!



1981

Nicolas Casol is born.






Mickael Casol and the rabbits at the family house in France. Mickael Casol and the rabbits at the family house in France.



Noriko Emen, in the magical gardens of Panama Noriko Emen, 1 Ano, Panama, 1978




1979



Maryse Casol, her son Mickael Casol and a friend in 1982, Montreal, Canada.

Maryse Casol, her son Mickael Casol and a friend, October 1979, Montreal, Canada.




At just 4 weeks old, Mickael Casol visits his grand-parents with his mother, on the wings of Air France, at the family house in Montguyon, near Bordeaux, France.

Mickaël Casol is born on May 22, 1979 in Montreal, Canada. His father, Luc, is Canadian and his mother, Maryse, is French/Italian.





1950s

Mario, Edith and their daughter Maryse Casol, France, 1950s

Mario, Édith and their daughter Maryse Casol at the family home in France.





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