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Lancement du concours mondial #ChanteEnFrançais
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Launch of the Global Contest #ChanteEnFrançais

From May 22 to June 9, a #ChanteEnFrançais song contest is being launched on Instagram as part of the Festival of Francophonie, "Refaire le monde." The prize for the five winners is an invitation to an artistic residency in France and Belgium from July 16 to 21, 2024. 

Published on 22/05/2024

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#ChanteEnFrançais : un concours de chanson en français sur Instagram

A #ChanteEnFrançais song contest is being launched on Instagram. Young people aged 18 to 27 from around the world are invited to unleash their creativity in French using the hashtags #ChanteEnFrançais, #SingInFrench, #CantaEnFrancès, or #غن_بالفرنسية.

The prize for five young talents is an artistic residency at the Cité internationale de la langue française, at the Château de Villers-Cotterêts. They will also be invited to perform on stage at the Francofolies de Spa in Belgium from July 16 to 21, 2024.

The contest is open from May 22 to June 9, 2024. The Alliances Françaises, Campus France, the Institut Français, and TV5 Monde are partners of the initiative. 

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Exceptional prizes await: 
  • Experience the passage of the Olympic Flame Relay in Villers-Cotterêts on July 17;
  • Record a music piece in the castle's studio;
  • Perform exclusively on the stage of the Francofolies de Spa to deliver an exceptional concert to lovers of the Francophone scene. 


2024: A Year of French Language Pride 

France will host, on October 4 and 5, 2024, the XIX Francophonie Summit known as the "Villers-Cotterêts Summit," an event and one of the international highlights of 2024 alongside the 80th anniversary of the Normandy and Provence landings, the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the reopening of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Le Festival de la Francophonie 2024
Le Festival de la Francophonie 2024

Since March 20, the Festival of Francophonie has been bringing to life this year of pride in the French language and invites everyone to discover Francophone creativity in all its artistic, cultural, and entrepreneurial facets. 


Learn more about the Festival of Francophonie, "Refaire le monde": 

  • Festival website : 
  • X : @francophonie_24 
  • Instagram : @francophonie.24 
  • Facebook : Sommet de la Francophonie – Villers-Cotterêts 2024 
The Institut français

To bring the Festival of Francophonie "Refaire le monde" to life on an international scale, which will take place from March to October 2024 alongside the Villers-Cotterêts Summit, the Institut français, in coordination with the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the General Secretariat of the Francophonie Summit, launched a call for projects aimed at French cultural network institutions abroad. 

L'institut français, LAB