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Discovery Awards for Showcasing Musical Talents in Africa

Discovery Awards

Since 1981, the RFI Discovery Prize has highlighted new musical talents from the African continent.

The Discovery Prize is an opportunity each year to showcase new musical talents from the African continent.

Over the years this Prize has rewarded artists as diverse and talented as Tiken Jah Fakoly (Republic of Ivory Coast I), Rokia Traoré (Mali), Didier Awadi (Senegal), Amadou and Mariam (Mali) or Maurice Kirya (Uganda),.

He now enjoys real notoriety around the world.

Its Jury, made up of professionals, is chaired each year by a personality. From Jacob Desvarieux to Youssou N’Dour, Angélique Kidjo, Passi, Richard Bona, Asalfo and Fally Ipupa, the presidents of the Prix Découvertes RFI bring their support and their experience to its influence.

The winner receives 10,000 euros, a tour in Africa and a concert in Paris.

RFI and their partners are actors committed to the winner and offer him professional support, promotion on their channels, their websites.

The RFI Discovery Prize is organized in partnership with Sacem, The French Institute, the International Organization of La Francophonie and UNESCO

 Over the years, this Prize has contributed to the launch of many artists who have since won over an international audience: Smarty (Burkina Faso) Marema Fall (Senegal) Elida Almeida (Cape Verde), Soul Bang’s (Guinea), M’Bouillé Koité (Mali), Yvan Buravan (Rwanda)… Congolese singer Celine Banza won the 2019 edition of the RFI Discovery Awards .

Its Jury, made up of professionals, is chaired each year by a personality. From Fally Ipupa to Jacob Desvarieux, Youssou N’Dour, Angélique Kidjo, Richard Bona, Kery James or Asalfo, the presidents of the Prix ​​Découvertes RFI bring their support and their experience to its influence.

The winner receives 10,000 euros, a tour in Africa and a concert in Paris. RFI and its partners are committed actors with the winner, they offer him professional support and media exposure.

The RFI Discovery Prize is organized in partnership with The French Institute, the International Organization of La Francophonie and Sacem.

Rules to download reglement_prix_decouvertes_2020.pdf

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