French Song Contest 2019

Chanson Française Competition - Oct 25, 2019

Join us for the first Chanson Française Competition in Port Elizabeth. Candidates are competing for a chance to win tickets to visit Paris, France !

Come see the Port Elizabeth competition, and help us judge the best performances ! Candidates selected will then go on to compete at the final in Johannesburg ! So it’s going to be filled with drama and excitement ! Do not miss!

The competition

It’s really easy: First of all, it’s free! You just have to sing a song in French, from any French speaking country!

What are the prizes?

The first prize is a flight to Paris! The second prize is a free semester to learn French and the third prize is a lunch at a fine French restaurant.

Who can perform? 

The competition is open to everyone older than 18, even to French-speakers. The criteria that will be assessed are the following: singing in tune, rhythm, pronunciation, interpretation, stage presence, and originality.

How do I register?

First read the Terms & Condition ! Fill in the online registration form Here and submit it (remember to upload an mp3 of you singing a song in French) if you need extra information, or wish to submit your candidacy by email, please contact communication@pe.alliance.org.za,

Selection of the artists – regional final – national final

A jury will select 12 artists out of all the registered candidates. The candidates will be informed of their selection and rehearsals will follow with our band in preparation of their performance on stage on the Friday 25th October.

The winner will perform for the national final in Joburg, with all the other South African candidates at a future date. Winners stand a chance to win tickets to Paris, France.