Noriko, Valentina et Mickael Casol, 2022

The Story of Casol

Giving you freedom by serving you for your vacations around the world with luxury villas for rent & exclusive hotels, car rentals, yachts and flights, real estate for sale, art, music, fashion, sports, advertising and business services, CASOL is a company founded by Mickaël Casol in Montreal, Canada in 2002, based on a family history and experience of over 70 years that started in France.

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Peinture Maryse Casol Instant d'Été x Iegor
Peinture Maryse Casol Brise d'Été x Iegor

Maryse Casol x Iegor

Sold on May 23, 2024

On Thursday May 23, 2024, the Maryse Casol 2004 paintings, Instant d'Été and Brise d'Été were purchased at the Iegor Auction House in Montreal, Canada! Thank you to the new collector!

Gym Extérieur Griffintown

Griffintown Exterior Gym

May 19, 2024

Thank you to the city of Montreal, for recently investing $16,000, in the Griffintown Exterior Gym in Montreal, Canada. Come train at the Bassin Peel in Griffintown 24/7, the gym is open and welcome to everyone!

Photo : Kilian Quang

Villa Tahaà, Les Parcs de Saint-Tropez, French Riviera, France, Casol


Monday April 22, 2024

Casol now has the honour and pleasure, to welcome you on the French Riviera to Les Parcs de Saint-Tropez at the magnificent grand 7 bedrooms / 7 bathrooms villa for up to 14 guests, with private swimming pool, gardens and sea views : Tahaà! Thank you to the energetic owner for the opportunity.

From €150,000 / week

Casol x Giphy, 300,000,000 views! April 6, 2024

300,000,000 Views on Giphy!

April 6, 2024

On April 6, 2024, Casol reached over 300,000,000 Views on Giphy! Thank you for your presence! Share now your success using Gifs with Casol x Giphy!

Painting Essence Poétique, Passion by artist painter Maryse Casol, for sale at the Iegor Auction House in Montreal, Canada on March 26, 2024


April 4, 2024

On Thursday April 4, 2024 at 2pm, the painting Essence Poétique, Passion by artist Maryse Casol was sold to a collector at the Iegor auction house located near the Museum of Fine Arts, at 1456 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, in Montreal, Canada in their Art, Jewelry & Antiques Sale!

Julie Ashour and Mickael Casol, launch of the Casol wish cards at Jean Coutu in Griffintown : 1224 Notre-Dame Ouest street, Montreal, Canada, March 20, 2024

Casol at Jean Coutu

March 20, 2024

Need to say thank you to someone special or to decorate your home? Thank you Julie Ashour for taking our Casol wish cards at Jean Coutu in Griffintown : 1224 Notre-Dame West street, Montreal, Canada! Shop now for your Casol wish cards!

Maybourne Riviera hotel de luxe

Maybourne Riviera

Roquebrune Cap Martin, Côte d'Azur, France

Thursday March 7, 2024

Casol is proud to now welcome you for your vacations at the Maybourne Riviera luxury hotel!

Men Black Sweatshirt with the Casol Lion Printed in Black Vinyl
Santorini Luxury Vacations Villas for Rent, Canaves Epitome

Canaves Epitome

November 17, 2023

Your next summer vacations in Santorini, Greece? Casol is now proud to welcome you at the Canaves Epitome luxury villas and suites for your vacations in the Greek Islands!

Ultima Courchevel

Ultima Courchevel

October 14, 2023

New properties in Courchevel, Alps, France!

13 Ski In / Ski Out Residences, 4-5 Bedrooms
From €50,000 / week

Villa Punta Paloma, Tarifa, Andalusia, Spain

Villa Punta Paloma

September 19, 2023

New Villa in Tarifa, Andalusia, Spain!

10 Guests, 5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, 5 Acres, Infinity Pool, Sea Views, Beach

Men Black Tshirt with the Casol Lion Printed in Black Vinyl

New Men 2023 Black Casol Tshirts!

July 30, 2023

The perfect gift for him? Need a black tshirt for your work, to go out or for your sport? Shop now for your new Men Black Tshirt with the Casol Lion Printed in Black Vinyl on !

Men White Tshirt with the Casol Lion Printed in Red Vinyl
Casol espadrilles noires

Mickael Casol Men Navy Blue Shorts

Air France x Casol

March 21, 2023

Voyage around the world with Air France on ! To make your life easier with a 1 stop shop destination, simply choose the home where you want to stay on, and follow the Air France beautiful ads to book your flights! We are so proud at Casol to now welcome Air France as an affiliate, to enhance your luxury travel experience and make your dreams come to life!

"I was just 4 weeks old when I flew for the first time with my parents on the wings of Air France, to visit my grand parents at the family home near Bordeaux, it stayed with me forever since." : Mickaël Casol, CEO

Villa Le Grand Jardin, Ile Sainte-Marguerite, Cannes

Le Grand Jardin


Sainte-Marguerite Island, Cannes, French Riviera, France

Casol is proud to now welcome you at Le Grand Jardin for your vacations this summer in Cannes!

Casol white tshirts

Casol Tshirts

The fashion essential for men, women and children? Your new white tshirts with Casol navy blue embroidery have arrived! Chic and comfortable, they are made in house in Montreal, Canada, and are perfect to relax at the pool, for work or to play sports, Win the Game now with Casol!

1st August, 2022

Casol x Payote Espadrilles

Casol x Payote

June 1, 2022

Love fashion and need chic espadrilles at home or for your next luxury vacations? Casol launches for you a collection of espadrilles made in France in collaboration with Payote! Send them as a gift to your family and friends to share with them the sun of the South of France!

Private Island at Cheval Blanc Randheli, Maldives

Casol x Cheval Blanc

October, 2021

Casol is proud to now offer you the private island at the Cheval Blanc Randheli in the Maldives in collaboration with LVMH.

L'Avion de Valentina Casol, drawing, August 2021

The Plane

By Valentina Casol, 8 years old, August 2021

Crayons sur Papier / Crayons on Paper
14.5 cm x 21.8 cm
Signed Valentina in the front

Valentina Casol, August 7, 2021 photoshoot with Denis Boisvert
Maryse Casol art studio, August 7, 2021 photoshoot with Denis Boisvert
Mickael Casol, August 7, 2021 photoshoot with Denis Boisvert

Maryse Casol

Saturday August 7, 2021

Photoshoot of the Maryse Casol never been seen before paintings with Denis Boisvert on August 7, 2021 in the Casol studio of Sainte-Dorothée, Québec, Canada.

Kalesma, Aleomandra, Mykonos, Greece

Kalesma Mykonos

November 3, 2020

Casol has the honour to start welcoming you at the Kalesma Mykonos, a new luxury hotel with 2 villas and 25 suites, on the famous Greek island of Mykonos! This new relationship was possible thank you to the 18 years friendship between Theodore Delousis, manager at the Kalesma Mykonos, and Mickaël Casol, CEO of Casol.

"I first met Theo in 2002 when I arrived at the Hotel Novotel Athens to promote my album Gentlemen. Theodore, who worked there, was so friendly, professional, welcoming, positive and even spoke French! Once he knew I was there for music, Theo even invited me to meet his family and friends at an entertainment industry party, making me connect with the Athenian elite instantly!" : Mickaël Casol.

You will be in good hands in Greece at the Kalesma Mykonos.

Villa Rosalita, Bahamas


February 14, 2020

Casol now has the pleasure to welcome you in one of the best luxury villas for rent in the Bahamas, Rosalita! Built on the exclusive Harbour island, directly on the Pink Sands Beach, experience nature, freedom and privacy in the Caribbean at your villa Rosalita!

Casol x Giphy : 5,000,000 views!

Casol reaches 5,000,000 views on Giphy!

January 27, 2020

Thank you for your support! Celebrate life! Have fun with your text messages, social media posts, replies and stories! Share now your emotions with your family, friends and followers using Casol on Giphy!

Mickaël and Noriko Casol, Antoine Labranche and Anne-Marie Côté Wedding, Montreal, Canada, 2019


On September 7, 2019, Noriko and Mickaël Casol attended the Anne-Marie Côté and Captain Antoine Labranche wedding in Canada.

Mickael and Noriko Casol, Opera de Montreal, November 14, 2018.


On November 14, 2018, Casol was proud sponsor of the Opéra de Montréal.

Maryse Casol art exhibition, Sofitel Montreal, Sunday January 14, 2018

Maryse Casol exhibits her paintings at the Sofitel Montreal from January 15 to March 1, 2018.


Villa for rent in St-Barts


Casol now has the pleasure to welcome you on the exotic island of Saint-Barthélémy in the Caribbean!

Captain Antoine Labranche, Mont-Blanc, Casol Flag, August 19, 2016


On August 19, 2016, Antoine Labranche, Captain in the Royal Canadian Air Force and legendary alpinist, brought your Casol flag to the summit of the Mont-Blanc in the Alps, France, in collaboration with Alina Zagaytova, American alpinist and lawyer, part of a 3 summits expedition that also included the Eiger in Switzerland, and the Matterhorn Mountain at the border of Italy and Switzerland.

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 on February 16, 2016.

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Villa La Vigie, Monaco

Villa La Vigie, French Riviera

Casol Villas France now has the pleasure to welcome you at Villa La Vigie on the French Riviera, where you can swim in the olympic pool or at the private Monte-Carlo Beach Club. Located at the border of Monaco, the villa was proud to welcome the famous designer Karl Lagerfeld.


Mickael and Valentina Casol - Breakfast 2015

Breakfast with the family are magical moments

August 1, 2015

Discover 5 amazing places to have breakfast with your family.

Mickael Casol swimming, 2015

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

The Villas


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.

Shop the Painting

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


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.

Book Now Your Winter Ski Holidays!

Valentina Casol

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

Meet Valentina, Ambassador of the Casol Kid Friendly Villas!


Noriko and Mickael Casol Wedding, 2010

Daniel Bernard

Noriko and Mickael Casol

Noriko Emen-Casol wedding, 2010

Mickael Casol wedding, 2010

Noriko Emen-Casol wedding, 2010


Mickael Casol wedding

Noriko Emen & Mickael Casol Wedding

On the beautiful saturday afternoon of July 17th, 2010, Mickael and Noriko Casol exchanged rings
to become husband and wife in a Spanish style wedding...

2010 - The Beginning

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

The Story of Casol

A long time ago, in a land far, far away, two young boys had the chance to visit their grand-parents every summer on the other side of the ocean, and visit many countries because their parents worked very hard and had an open mind about the world. Many years later, after many journeys, one of the brothers, Mickaël Casol, decided to start a company, Casol, in honour of his grand-father, to welcome you in these magnificent places they had discovered.

Maryse Casol, Contemporary Art

French Riviera

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

Book Now Your Vacations on the Côte d'Azur

Maryse Casol, Kasser Rassu Gallery, Marbella


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

The Casol Lion

June 2009

To join the Je Suis Une Fauve campaign for the Carrés Casol in 2009, Mickaël Casol, founder of CASOL and martial arts master, and his fiancée Noriko Emen, herself a Buddhist, wanted to capture the spirit of the warrior in an image. Created by Japanese artist Setsuko Fukuzawa, the lion is inspired by the armor of Alexander the Great's father, King Philip of Macedonia. If you watch carefully in Rome, you will also find water fountains with lion heads, a legacy of the Roman Empire, and Italian ancestors of the Casol family. The Lion : symbol of power, courage and respect.

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.

Play Film!


Mickael Casol and Noriko Emen, New York, 2008

New York City

To promote the new Casol silk scarves, Mickaël Casol and Noriko Emen, art dealers of Maryse Casol, went to the USA during the New York City art week in March 2008, to meet with buyers, to have interviews with the media, visited the Armory Show at Pier 94, the contemporary art sales at the Sotheby's, Christie's and Phillips de Pury auction houses, and attended art parties at night.

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 your new online boutique on, 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 your support, le Carré Casol has been bought worldwide, from Los Angeles to Tokyo.


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.

Maryse Casol paintings, 2007

New York City

August 2007 : Mickaël Casol goes with his friends for a weekend in a Range Rover to New York City to grow the business relationships with his American clients and be inspired by the city. He will go again in December to celebrate the French Tuesdays New Year's Eve party!

The 2007 voyages will shape the future of CASOL with the desire to build an international luxury company.


June 2007: Mickaël Casol and 16 other young officers of the Desjardins Financial Group, went to France to study 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

French Riviera

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 Tène!

Mickaël Casol, Hotel Byblos Saint-Tropez, French Riviera, France, 2007

"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!"

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Mickaël Casol, Canadian ThaiBoxing Champion, HEC Montreal Calendar 2007

HEC Montreal

To raise funds for the HEC Montreal Foundation, Mickaël Casol is featured in the HEC Montreal 2007 calendar, part of 12 alumni with special talents, here shot in the library, by Belgium fashion photographer Christian d'Hoir, and organized by Noémie Monic, a French model, fashion executive, and also HEC Montreal graduate! The calendar was produced and sold to celebrate the 100 years of the HEC Montreal business school, where large corporations were invited to each sponsor a month of the year. Mickaël Casol was featured for his achievements in University, and for winning the Canadian Thai Boxing Championship in 2006! The press was also invited to a private event, and you can still see the photos of the calendar, exhibited at the Decelles Pavillon on the 5th Floor.

In May 2007, Mickaël Casol graduated in business administration from HEC Montreal!

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

Tristar Gym Champions

2006 : Mickaël Casol became Canadian Thai Boxing Champion, and is featured in the official photo of Tristar Gym amongs other champions such as David Loiseau and Georges St-Pierre.


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.


Maryse Casol, Été Indien, 2003


In August 2004: the Maryse Casol gallery is founded, for you to enjoy the voyages and colourful paintings of French contemporary artist 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.


In October 2004, Mickaël Casol goes for the first time alone to Mexico on the Riviera Maya and discovers Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Playa Del Carmen, Tulum and Chichen Itza!


In March 2004, Mickaël Casol goes to New York City with his friends from school.

2003 : Americas & Europe

Mickaël Casol begins in September 2003 the HEC Montreal Business University after finishing college in human sciences in May at the Cegep St-Laurent. That same year in the summer, he goes back in vacations to France and Greece to visit his friends in Paris, Athens, Santorini and Paros.


Mickael Casol, Athens, Greece, 2002


2002: Launch of the Gentlemen music album after 4 years of recording, and over $4,000,000 invested. 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 in the Playboy Magazine Greece - August 2002!

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

Gentlemen Music Album x Codiscos Colombia, 2002

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

Mickael Casol, August 2002, Specs Models, Montreal, Canada

Returning from Europe to Canada in 2002,
Specs was the model agency of Mickaël Casol.

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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

Boylicious x Big Wolf on Campus

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), then seen in over 100M homes around the world. To get the part, Gentlemen had auditioned in front of the producers their harmony version of the USA national anthem: "The Star-Spangled Banner".

Shoot Your Movie with Casol!


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.


2000: David Lopera, Mickaël Casol & Jossef Hennessy of the group Gentlemen are featured in the film The Whole Nine Yards starring Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry and Michael Clarke Duncan. Directed by Jonathan Lynn, produced by Morgan Creek Productions, Franchise Pictures, Rational Packaging, and Lansdown Films, and distributed by Warner Bros, the film made $106.4 millions at the box office. Play it now on Netflix!

Mickaël Casol, with his group Gentlemen and some friends, drove 27 hours from Montreal all the way to Boca Raton in Florida, USA to stay at Yossi's family home. They then took a cruise from Miami to the Caribbean sea, with stops in the Cayman Islands, Jamaica and the Bahamas, to celebrate the new Millennium!

Watch Mickaël Casol, David Lopera & Jossef Hennessy of the group Gentlemen in the Big Wolf on Campus TV Show Season 2 - Episode 1 : Hello Nasty, first aired on Fox in the USA on March 18, 2000!



Maryse Casol with children in 1999 in the town of Erfoud in southern Morocco, during her mission to promote the Coralia Hotels by Accor as sales director in Canada. It was during this voyage that Maryse Casol made in less than 7 days with other industry professionals, more than 4,000 km by jeep in the Sahara desert.


Watch Jossef Hennessy, David Lopera and Mickaël Casol of the music group Gentlemen in the 1999 TV Show Big Wolf on Campus - Season 1 - Episode 18 : Flugelhoff!

Mickael Casol, Big Wolf on Campus, 1999

Mickaël Casol in 1999, in the Big Wolf on Campus TV show, Season 1 - Episode 3 : Butch Comes to Shove featuring Rachelle Lefevre and Adam MacDonald!

Gentlemen: David Lopera, Jossef Hennessy, Mickael Casol, 2002


1998: David Lopera, Jossef Hennessy & Mickaël Casol sign a record deal in Montreal, Canada with Evolution Records, by legendary music producer Antonio DiVerdis to form the group Gentlemen. The first song, "Sweet Lady", that was written by Gentlemen and Antonio DiVerdis, 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.

Noriko Emen dancing on the Notorious BIG "Mo Money Mo Problems" at Bouge de Là, Musique Plus TV Station, Montreal, Canada, 1998!

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.


Mickael Casol, Student Bodies, 1997

Mickaël Casol at 17 years old in 1997, is featured in the Student Bodies TV Show.

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

Mickaël Casol (blue shirt on the right of the escalators), as an extra at the age of 16 in the film The Jackal starring Richard Gere & Bruce Willis!

This scene was shot during 3 nights at Lionel Groulx metro in Montreal, Canada. Published in 1997, The film was directed by Michael Caton-Jones, produced by Mutual Film Company & Alphaville and distributed by Universal Pictures.

It was on the set of The Jackal that Mickaël Casol became friend with Daniel Bernard, who would succeed as an international model in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Mickael Casol and Noriko Emen, Bouge de Là, Musique Plus TV, 1996

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.

Backstreet Boys, Mickael Casol, Musique Plus, February 1996

February 1996: Mickaël Casol is a dancer at Bouge de Là when the Backstreet Boys came to Montreal.

Mickael Casol show at the Manhattan Disco Club, Teleritmo Tv, 1996

Winter 1996: 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"! Mickaël Casol performed the songs live with 2 rappers and 2 female dancers at the Teleritmo 3rd Anniversary Show thank you to producers Magaly Vargas & Domingo Baez. Mickaël 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 2 years later that a recording deal would be signed with the group Gentlemen.

Noriko Emen, TV Host, Teleritmo, 1996

1996: Noriko Emen is TV host at Teleritmo, a famous spanish TV program.

1996: 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 Masters Peter Sisomphou & Say Moinsourath at Tristar Gym.


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

The Quest

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.

Mickaël Casol, 1995, Shaolin Wing Chun Nam Anh Kung Fu black belt 1st dan exam.

Shaolin Wing Chun Nam Anh Kung Fu

Mickaël Casol at 15 years old in 1995, Shaolin Wing Chun Nam Anh Kung Fu black belt 1st dan exam.

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.



Maryse Casol in vacations during the summer of 1993 on the Margarita Island in Venezuela.


In 1992, Maryse Casol was director of Utmar Tours, the number 1 agency in Canada for voyages to Morocco! In the photo on the right: Maryse Casol and Najat Alaoui in Montreal, product launch event at La Menara restaurant where 150 travel agents were invited with the aim of introducing Morocco to Canadians, with Royal Air Maroc and luxury hotels Salam belonging to the respected businessman Mr. Mohamed Belghmi.

Maryse Casol, Lunch at the Palais Salam Taroudant in Morocco in 1992

Lunch at the Palais Salam Taroudant in Morocco in 1992: study trip to introduce the destination to around twenty travel agents from Canada when Maryse Casol was director at Utmar Tours.


That same year in 1992, Mr. Fred, the sales director of Royal Jordanian, invites Maryse Casol and only 10 other Canadian and American decision makers to Jordan in first class, to offer the destination to their clients.


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).


Maryse Casol, Morocco, 1991


In 1991, Maryse Casol, in her role as director of Utmar Tours, visited the fortified village of Aït Benhaddou, along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in Morocco.


Nicolas, Papi Toinou, Mickael Casol, France Summer 1990


Nicolas, Papi Toinou and Mickaël Casol, Montpellier, France, Summer 1990


Maryse Casol, Collines aux Environs de Ports-Vendre, oil on canvas, 2002

Collines aux Environs de Port-Vendres, 2002, Maryse Casol art book.


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.

Nicolas and Mickael Casol, St-Jean de Matha, Quebec, Canada, August 1989


1989: School in Canada during the year. In this photo, Nicolas and Mickaël Casol at the private lake of Gabriel, a family friend in St-Jean de Matha, Quebec, end of August 1989.

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.


Maryse Casol, Venezuela, 1987

Maryse Casol, Venezuela, 1987

Maryse Casol in 1987 in Venezuela, when she worked for Meliá Tours.


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.

Casol and Barlaam Family, Royan Beach, France, 1986

The Vacations in France

The Casol and Barlaam family, Royan Beach, France, 1986

Mickael Casol, Nicolas Casol et amis, Libourne, France, Été 1986

Libourne, France, summer 1986

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.


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

During the summer months at La Roche-Chalais pool in France, Mickael first learns swimming at the age of 4, 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 Luc.

Ski in the Alps!

Noriko Emen-Casol, Panama City, 1983

Noriko Emen-Casol, born in the great central-american country of Panama, here at the age of 6 years old at her grand-mother’s home in Panama City.

Discover the Caribbean


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


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 parents, on the wings of Air France, at the family house in Montguyon, near Bordeaux, France.

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


Noriko Emen, and her mother Dora, Panama, July 1978, Via Espana

Noriko Emen, and her mother Dora, Panama City, July 1978, Via España, Centro Bancario.

Maryse Casol, La Cantine, 1965

Maryse Casol, her sister Françoise and their friends at La Cantine de l'école in 1965!


Mario and Edith Casol, 1954, Arcachon, France

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

Mario, Édith and their daughter Maryse Casol at the family home in France. For many centuries, the family produced wine sold in Bordeaux, but also delicious milk loved by the children, fresh fruits and vegetables!

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