Rules and Regulations of PHASE 1 are the same as PHASE 2 with the exceptions that there are no fees to be paid in PHASE 1 South Africa Selections.
The videos of the candidates must imperatively be recorded specifically for the Trophée Mondial 2021 (except for the categories of the 2nd Richard Galliano International Trophy), and in no case be published under any platform whatsoever (Youtube, Facebook, …), before the end of the Competition (DECEMBER 2021).
Each video will be checked upon receipt. The CMA Executive reserves the right to refuse any video that does not meet the criteria defined above.
The videos of the candidates must imperatively be recorded specifically for the Trophee Mondial, and in no case be published under any platform whatsoever (Youtube, Facebook, …), before the end of the Competition (DECEMBER 2021).
720 p (1280 x 720 format 16/9) (+/- the video rendering of a smartphone located 3 meters from the accordionist)
The camera (or Smartphone) must be in a fixed shot and in Landscape format.
Distance to the camera: about 3 metres
Full image of Candidate: Head / Foot / bellows open
Neutral video background if possible
Possibility of recording in professional studio
volume: between -18 and 0 Db (+/- the audio rendering of a smartphone located 3 meters from the accordionist)
Prefer a light natural reverb or a light digital reverb when recording in the studio.
Note that too much sound reverb will adversely affect the quality of the performance, as well as the judgment of the international jury.
Each video must be uploaded to YouTube by the candidate themselves respecting the following criteria:
YouTube Link Name
Round (if more than 1 in your category)
Given Name + Name
Please, add the address of the official website of the CMA after your program: www.cma-accordions.com
Exact Title of the compositions performed in order
Timing of each composition
Use the Poster created with your name and picture by the General Secretary Anna Bodell. In the event / case that the Thumbnails is too large, take a screenshot of the thumbnails which will be smaller.
Select “No, It’s not made for kids”
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Choose imperative “UNLISTED”
As a demo, you can have a look at the video How to upload your Video to YouTube
In case you have trouble uploading your video to YouTube, please contact your national delegate
After the competition ends, you can change the YouTube link settings (from Unlisted to Public) and publish the video wherever you want
Each video will be checked upon receipt. The CMA Executive reserves the right to refuse any video that does not meet the criteria defined above
Video link Submission
Video link submission deadline must be observed:
National Selection 15th JULY 2021
CMA 01 SEPTEMBER 2021
AS A RESULT OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT MADE FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN SELECTION 25TH JULY 2021
SELECTED CANDIDATES WILL PROCEED TO PHASE TWO FOR REGISTRATION/VIDEO PROCEDURES DIRECTLY TO CMA