The 7th edition of the Grand Prix Poésie RATP is a major success! Nearly 10,000 amateur poets have participated in the competition this year by submitting their work from 29 March to 2 May on the grandprixpoesie.ratp.fr website.
Quelques chiffres :
- 61% of participants reside outside the Île-de-France region,
- 75% of amateur poets participated for the first time,
- 13% of participants are under the age of 18.
The contest demonstrates yet again French citizens’ fondness for poetry and writing.
Discover the 10 winners of this year’s edition right now by watching the awards ceremony, available for streaming on Youtube.
An anthology featuring the 100 finalist poems will be published in partnership with Gallimard.
The 10 winning poems will be displayed across the RATP metro and RER network from 7 July to 31 August 2021.
The three Grand Prix winners will receive the following prizes:
- Grand Prix Adults: a weekend in a major European city
- Grand Prix Teens: a touchscreen tablet and a one-year subscription to the Je Bouquine magazine;
- Grand Prix Children: culture-related gift vouchers worth €400 and a one-year subscription to the J'aime Lire magazine.