Created in 1998, on the initiative of the Council of the Music (Belgium), « Musique à la Française » is a springboard intended to promote the musical young talents in the French Community Wallonia-Brussels. This contest is addressed to the artists semi-professionals or to amateurs residing in Belgium and practitioner a repertory at dominant French-speaking person.
This contest is opened with very diversified musical kinds, energy of the variety to the hip hop while passing by the song, the pop one, the rock’n’roll, metal, the musics electronic, the reggae and the musics of the world.
The inscription closure is fixed at Monday January 9, 2006. A first preselection will be carried out in the current of January by a jury of professionals of the sector in order to determine the semi-finalists. Innovation of 2006: the semi-finals will be spread out over three half-days with knowing the 17, February 18, and 19 2006 and will have as a framework the House of the Musics in Brussels. This in order to respect the three categories (funk-soul-r’n’b-reggae-hip hop... /rock-pop-electro.../singing) and to retain best each category. The final will always proceed on March 11 with the Rotunda with Botany (with Bruxelles)en presence of a jury made up of professionals of the musical sector (specialized press, artistic agents, organizing and programmers).
To take part, it is necessary to have an original repertory with French texts, to be in car-production and to reside in Belgium. To send to the Council Music c/o House of the Musics, street Lebeau 39 to 1000 Brussels (with the mention "Music with the Frenchwoman") for January 9 at the latest: a demonstration CD (3 titles), the form of inscription duly supplemented and signed, a biography of the group or the artist and a chart.
As for the edition 2005, more than 10.000? prices will reward the prizes winner as well as many scenes a little everywhere in Wallonia.