Laureates 2019

Pacifique en chanson 2019 - Laureates of the evening


On Saturday, May 4, 2019 was held the 27th edition of the Pacifique en chanson Show at Vancouver's Waterfront Theater, produced by the Conseil culturel et artistique francophone de la C.-B. This evening highlighted four francophone talents from British Columbia and the Yukon: Autoheart, Brigitte Desjardins, Françoise Thibault and the Stranger Brew band.

After a remarkable performance, the Stranger Brew trio wins the Marie Woolridge Award, opening the doors of Chant'Ouest! Stanger Brew was also rewarded for its good interaction with the public through the awarding of the Press Award, offered by the newspaper La Source.

Yukon's candidate, Brigitte Desjardins, won the Song Award for composing À l'heure. This award, offered by the Center culturel francophone de Vancouver, rewards the best original song.

For his part, singer-songwriter Autoheart won the favor of spectators and was awarded the Public's Choice Award by the Federation of Francophones of British Columbia.

Pacifique en chanson also offers the opportunity for “Jamais trop tôt”, presented in partnership with the Festival international de chanson de Granby and the Réseau national des galas de la chanson. This year, Agathe Riopel (Kelowna) and Cassandra Dubuc (Vancouver) were involved in this project. At the end of their performances, Agathe Riopel was selected by the jury members to represent British Columbia at the next Festival international de chanson de Granby.

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Pacifique en chanson 2018 - Laureates of the evening

Four participants of the main component and two young singers of the youth component Jamais Trop Tôt stepped on stage and tried to win the audience’s favors and the jury’s honors in order to continue to others famous events. Trésor Otshudi won the Marie-Woolridge award and emerge victorious from Pacifique en chanson 2018. Through this price, he has won his ticket to Chant’Ouest - the Western Canada music contest – which will take place this year on September 20th in Vancouver. For the youth ‘Jamais Trop Tôt’ (Never too soon) component, André Lacroix did a remarkable performance that give him the opportunity to participate at the Festival international de la chanson de Granby (Qc) this upcoming August with 23 others young singers from all over Canada. Trésor Otshudi also received two other awards: Public award and Press award. The duo Stranger Brew obtained the Song award for their song Le depart.


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Trésor Otshudi - evening Pacifique en chanson 2018 | Photo credit : Stéphanie Lamy


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Duo Stranger Brew - evening Pacifique en chanson 2018 | Photo credit : Stéphanie Lamy


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André Lacroix - evening Pacifique en chanson 2018 | Photo credit : Stéphanie Lamy


Congratulations to all the candidates for this great edition! Read the Press Release for summarizing the evening.

2017 has been an outstanding year, regarding the quality of the show, with talented artists broadcasting a large range of musical styles.

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Jean-François Packwood (ED), with participants Sylvie Painchaud, Mireille Labbé, Mat Côté & Aude Ray | Photo Credit: Stéphanie Lamy

This year, we welcomed 2 artists from Yukon for Pacifique en chanson: Mireille Labbé and Sylvie Painchaud, alongside 2 artists from BC: Aude Ray and Mat Côté.
For the Youth Awards Jamais Trop Tôt (Never too early) Frédérika Ionescu and Joshua Diebel were competing for the prize.

At the end of the evening, Mireille Labbé won the 4 prizes of the main component: 

The Press Award (sponsored by La Source), the Audience Award (sponsored by Fédération des Francophones de C.-B.), The Favorite Song Award (sponsored by Le Centre culturel francophone de Vancouver) for her song "1898" and the Marie Woolridge Award (sponsored by Conseil Scolaire Francophone). 

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Mireille Labbé, winner of the 4 prizes on the main component of the event | Photo Credit: Stéphanie Lamy


For the youth component - Jamais Trop Tôt, Frédérika Ionescu has been choosen by the jury to represente our province at the Festival international de la chanson de Granby (Granby International Song Festival, Qc) this coming August to be part of the show Jamais Trop Tôt - bringing together 24 young singers from all over Canada.

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Frédérika Ionescu | Photo Credit: Stéphanie Lamy


Previous years

2016 (24th edition)
Prix Marie Woolridge - Sophie Villeneuve
Chanson primée de la soirée - Frédéric Etanchaud
Prix du public - Éléa Saunier
Prix de la presse - Frédéric Etanchaud
Jamais trop tôt laureate - Alisa Blanc

2015 (23rd edition)
Prix Marie Woolridge - Ingrid Rondel & Samuel Sixto
Chanson primée de la soirée - Jérôme DePasquale
Prix du public - Ingrid Rondel & Samuel Sixto
Prix de la presse - Ingrid Rondel & Samuel Sixto
Jamais trop tôt laureate - Ania-Caroline Rahoerason

2014 (22nd edition)
Prix Marie Woolridge - Denis P. Clément
Chanson primée de la soirée - Les deux soeurs Kamelia et Chahira Merarsi
Prix du public - Les deux soeurs Kamelia et Chahira Merarsi
Prix de la presse - Mireille de la Prairie 

2013 (21st edition)
Prix Marie Woolridge - Aude Ray
Chanson primée de la soirée - Éléa Saunier
Prix du public - Éléa Saunier

2012 (20th edition)
Prix Marie Woolridge - Hélène Beaulieu
Chanson primée de la soirée - Hélène Beaulieu
Prix du public - Loïg Morin

2011 (19th edition)
Prix Marie Woolridge - Myriam Parent
Chanson primée de la soirée - Myriam Parent
Prix du public - Myriam Parent
Prix de la presse - Myriam Parent
Prix Boréale - le groupe Marée Noire

2010 (18th edition)
Prix Marie Woolridge :
      - Pascale Goodrich-Black
     - Sylvie Painchaud
Chanson primée de la soirée - Sylvie Painchaud
Prix du public - Sylvie Painchaud
Prix de la presse - Les Jam'n'tonics

2009 (17th edition)
Prix Marie Woolridge :
    - Michelle A. Richard
    - Virginie Hamel

2008 (16th edition)
Prix Marie Woolridge :
    - Barbara Alexandre
    - Ingrid Rondel

2007 (15th ition)
Prix Marie Woolridge :
    - Geneviève Chassé
    - Ingrid Rondel

2006 (14th edition)
Prix Marie Woolridge :
    - Kathleen Décosse 
    - St-Pierre

2005 (13th edition)
Winners :
    - Junior Belzile 
    - Marie-France Lapierre

2004 (12th edition)
Winner :
    - Mélanie Boucher 

2003 (11th edition)
Winners :
    - Hélène Léone 
    - Steeve Thomas 

2002 (10th edition)
Prix interprète - Alexi Litvinov
Prix Auteur-Compositeur-Interprète - Maurice Albert

2001 (9th edition)
Prix interprète - Sonia MaheuxLaurier Tiernan 
Prix Auteur-Compositeur-Interprète - Laurier Tiernan

2000 (8th edition)
Prix interprète - Karine Zamor 
Prix Auteur-Compositeur-Interprète - Patrice Gélinas

1999 (7th edition)
Prix interprète - Mélonai Brisdon 
Prix Auteur-Compositeur-Interprète - Patrice Gélinas

1998 (6th edition)
Prix interprète - Josée Allard 
Prix Auteur-Compositeur-Interprète - Rhéal Poirier 

1997 (5th edition) 
Prix interprète - Mélonai Brisdon
Prix Auteur-Compositeur-Interprète - Nisha Ouellette

1996 (4th edition)
Prix interprète - Catherine Bourget 
Prix Auteur-Compositeur-Interprète - Morico

1995 (3rd edition)
Prix interprète - Mélonai Brisdon
Prix Auteur-Compositeur-Interprète - Danielle Hébert

1993 (2nd edition)
Prix interprète - Patrick Fillion
Prix Auteur-Compositeur-Interprète - Danielle Hébert

1992 (1st edition)
Prix interprète - Patrick Fillion
Prix Auteur-Compositeur-Interprète - Claude Champagne     

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