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French Alliance presents the Festival of French song, Award Winner with A week in Paris

The grand finale of the Festival of French song 2015 will be held on the day 10 November,
in the theater Maison de France. Admission is free

Festival of French song 2015.

Festival of French song 2015.

SETE candidates of all Brazil compete for the grand finale of the Festival of French song, on Tuesday, day 10, to 19 h, in the theater Maison de France, in downtown Rio, with free admission. They were chosen in disputed regional disputes. The high level of the candidates drew the attention of the judges and impressed the audiences. The finalists will be running a one week in Paris. The runner-up will win a round-trip ticket to Paris also. Third place will enjoy a weekend for two people at Club Med Brazil.

The festival is a national music competition sponsored by the Alliance Française, in partnership with Air France, and the Club Med and FEBRAF (Federation of French Alliances of Brazil). This year the sixth edition of the festival will have the special participation of French singer Cecile Taquoi.

The Board of the jury this year is composed by Élodie Bouny, master in music education from the school of Music of UFRJ, and currently, doctoral student in composition, already partnered with Yamandu Costa, they were played in several prestigious halls in the world; Guillaume Pierre, cooperation and action cultural attaché of the Consulate General of France in Rio de Janeiro; Glory Barros, Air France representative; Marion Horn, Club Med representative; and Isabelle Diris, Cultural Director of the Alliance Française of Rio de Janeiro.

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Meet the finalists

  • Carlos Dias Junior, of Bethlehem, with the song "La bohème", Charles Aznavour
  • Carolina Valenzuela, from Belo Horizonte, with Petite Soeur ", Ben l'oncle Soul
  • Daniel Debiagi, from Porto Alegre, interpreting "La bohème", Charles Aznavour
  • Hugo Cesar dawn, of Brasilia, with the song "Soulman", Ben l'oncle Soul
  • John Lucas Borges Zanchi, of São Paulo, interpreting the song "Soulman", Ben l'oncle Soul
  • Lucas Ali Barlas Fortunat, from Curitiba, interpreting "the coup de rêves", Ben l'oncle Soul
  • Stella Maiques, of Rio de Janeiro, with the song "’ J ai deux amours", by Madeleine Peyroux.


  • 1th place: 2 tickets to Paris, leaving the River, of São Paulo or Brasilia (Air France) + 6 nights in Paris;
  • 2° place: 1 ticket to Paris, leaving the River, of São Paulo or Brasilia (Air France);
  • 3° place: weekend at Club Med Brazil for two people.

About the Alliance Française

The French Alliance celebrates 130 years of activities in Brazil 2015. Besides being a reference in the language, she is, no doubt, the most respected institution and known the world, when it comes to the spread of the French language and Francophone cultures. She has, currently, more than 850 units 135 countries, where they study about 500.000 students. In France, it has schools and cultural centers for foreign students. The Brazil has the world's largest network of French Alliances with 40 associations and 67 units and from August more than 40 thousand students of the Brazilian network will use the new teaching method, the Alter Ego + (French Alliance Brazil version), which fit the criteria of quality of the common European framework of reference for languages defined by the Council of Europe, There is also a unique notebook developed by a team of pedagogues of the Alliance Française network Brazil working in partnership with the Publisher to address specifically the intercultural issues between France and Brazil in language learning.

It is the only institution in Brazil authorized by the Embassy of France, to apply the tests that give access to international diplomas DELF and DALF, recognized by the French Ministry of National Education. The Alliance Française is also official examination centre for international testing validity of two years TCF (The French Knowledge Test) and TEF (French Assessment Test) and the national test valid for one year Capes (recognized by agencies CAPES and CNPq MEC). The French Alliance in Brazil develops partnerships with numerous French and Brazilian companies as well as being an essential actor of Franco-Brazilian cultural dialogue.


Festival of French song

END: 10 November, Tuesday, at 7:00 pm
Theater Maison de France
Av. Pres. Antônio Carlos, 58 - Centro - Rio de Janeiro

Tel: (21) 2544-2533 www.rioaliancafrancesa.com.br

Free entrance. Limited seats in order of arrival.

The tickets will be distributed 1 hour before the Theatre box office.


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