Haiti - FLASH : Registrations at «Concours national de la Chanson Francophone»
The French Embassy in Port-au-Prince, in partnership with the French Institute in Haiti (IFH), the Alliances Françaises (AF) in Haiti, the Alexandre Dumas French High School (LAD), the Swiss Embassy in Haiti, the Embassy of Canada in Haiti, the Haitian Bureau of Wallonia Brussels International, and the Organization Internationale de la Francophonie, organize the Contest called "Concours national de la Chanson Francophone" (National Francophone song contest), aimed at rewarding French-speaking musicians.
The contest is open to artists of any style in two categories:
A candidate can register in both categories. In this case, the artist must make two different entries.
The contest takes place in 2 stages :
Submission of electronic applications (before 03/01/2017) containing:
Upon receipt, a confirmation email will be sent to you.
Send your file by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The file can also be deposited at the reception of the IFH or at the reception of the nearest AF (Cap-Haïtien, Gonaïves, Jacmel, Jérémie, Les Cayes) or LAD (only for high school students) by in an envelope by indicating "concours de chanson francophone".
Incomplete applications will not be considered...
The candidates selected by the listening committees (1 listening committee / AF +1 committee at the LAD + 1 at the IFH or 7 committees) will be personally notified. There will be 2 selected by the Committee, ie 14 candidates in total.
They must confirm their participation and transmit the choice of the song interpreted during the final.
2. Final :
The selected artists will be invited all expenses paid (national transportation + accommodation + expenses, according to modalities chosen by the Organizing Committee of the competition) to participate in rehearsals with professional musicians at the French Institute in Haiti on Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 March / 2017.
The final will be held on Thursday, March 23 at 7 pm at the French Institute in Haiti. During this final, the songs should be interpreted by a maximum of 1 person, accompanied by professional musicians.
The order of the artists will be established during the final.
The jury will be composed of Haitian artists and music professionals, as well as representatives of the French-speaking partner embassies, IFH, AF, LAD and OIF.
Their decisions, like those of the listening committee, will be final.
Participating artists will see their talents rewarded :
By entering this contest, you agree to be bound by these rules. Any breach of these rules will be sanctioned by the disqualification of the candidate.
The organizers reserve the right, in the interests of the event, without notifying the candidates, to cancel the event and / or to modify the modalities, without any compensation for damage being requested.