Call for Artists 2017

Call for applications to all artists in Durban
Francofête – Human Rights Day 2017

Bonjour !

As an artist, the most important thing is that you share your passion with the world and that you start a dialogue with present, future fans and partners. Francofête is the best place to showcase your talent!

We are calling on all artists of all backgrounds, professional and emerging artists, to apply and join in the spirit of Francofête – Human Rights Day in Durban on Tuesday March 21st 2017.

Applications close Midnight 21 February 2017.

Artist Application Form – Instructions

Download the Application Form here

Please fill in each section of the form and provide relevant materials with your application.

Artists wanting to apply should send their application, including application form with required materials to:

Mr Aldé Atchy – Event Coordinator

Material to be provided with the Application Form:
• Line up (group composition)
• Biography
• Technical Rider
• Pictures (high resolution)
• Videos, music, work links
• Press Kit

We’ve provided instructions for each question, so please read them carefully!

If you supply an email address, then we’ll send you a confirmation of your application. Please double check that you’ve given us your correct email address.

The Artist Outreach committee will review applications on a monthly basis. After the final selection, you will be contacted to join in the Festival line up to perform.

Send your application   


Volunteering: We welcome and look forward to everyone willing to help make the festival happen! We may need MCs, Venue Manager, Instrument Lockup staff and for other tasks. So please also consider.

About Francofête – Human Rights Day Festival

The 5th edition of Francofête – Human Rights Day Festival is to held at Sutton Park Morningside on Tuesday 21st March 2017.

Francofête is a family Festival which exudes friendliness, participation and having a good time with new and old friends.
Open to all, Francofête celebrates diversity and tolerance through all cultures, generations and communities at the occasion of Human Rights Day and the Francophonie (la francophonie) Week.

The previous edition in Durban welcomed local acts including Ntswaki’s Adventure, The Sound of our Heartland, Burundian and Zulu Dance, Poetic Voice, ECO Giant, Lucky Strike, Jembekan, Bo Tasker, Faraway Friends, Kwazulu-Natal Youth Wind Band, EWOK (MC) and international acts including Marema (SNG), Sofy Mazandira (RUN), Nicolas Fraissinet (CH), Rumbaccordeon (FR/ RDC), amongst others.

As a non-profit and public benefit organisation, the primary missions of Alliance Française are the dissemination and teaching of French, the promotion of Francophone culture as well as the promotion of cultural diversity.