The Finale of the French Singing Competition was held on Wednesday July 14th, 2021 at 7pm on Zoom. A record 387 persons registered for the event, with an average audience of 200 persons!
The Competition was introduced by Mrs. Shawna Lake, Honorary Consul of France in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, as it was also the celebration of the French National Day "Bastille Day". It was followed by remarks from the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Mr. William Vincent Hodge.
The public was able to view the performances of the finalists from the three categories and enjoyed a great show.
The jury, composed of Ms. Virginie Jouffrey (French teacher), Ms. Grace Richardson (Singer/Song-writer), Mr. Azem Bailey (Music Producer/Musician) and Mr. Gairy Knight (Music teacher/Musician), selected the three best performances in each category to vie for a spot in the finale. The criteria included creativity, tone, breath control, accuracy of lyrics, rhythm and pitch.
After the jury’s deliberation and the vote of the public audience, the following winners emerged:
Children Category - equally winners:
- Widson Rosemé
- Jah'Deicia Percival
- Clivansia Richardson
1st Place - Joliver Rosemé - 81.40 points
2nd Place - Chenoa Gilbert - 71.80 points
3rd Place - Tayshaun Phillips - 65 points
1st Place - Romane Michel Bazelais - 81.80 points
2nd Place - Lufkin Foster - 79.80 points
3rd Place - Chevaughn Richards - 75.80 points
This French Singing Competition 2021 was organized by the Alliance Française de St. Kitts and Nevis, supported by the Ministry of Education of St Kitts and Nevis, as well as the Embassy of France to the OECS member states and Barbados. The gold sponsor of the Alliance Française is Corporate Solutions Limited. The French Singing Competition 2021 sponsors were Jad.cash, Island Bakeries and Corks and Screws.