2022 Competition Information

Poem Selection

The 2022 theme is freedom.

2022 Poem Selection for Year 3-12, including audio recordings will be available soon.

Participation Instructions

Find here 2022 dates and information on how to participate, online submissions and important dates.

Competition Categories

There are four competition categories: Year 3-10 Poetry Recital, Year 9-10 Written Exam, Year 11-12 Oral Exam, and Year 11-12 Written Exam.

Drawing Competition

Years 3-6 students who are participating in the Berthe Mouchette Competition are invited to illustrate their chosen poem, expressing their vision of it.


Information about fees and payment for competition participation.

Prizes & Sponsors

All participants receive a certificate and prizes are awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of each year level.

About Berthe Mouchette

The Berthe Mouchette Competition takes its name from the first president of the Alliance Française de Melbourne.

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