The tenth annual declamation in French for the medal of the Comite France-Amerique, of Paris, will be held in the John Knowles Paine Concert Hall of the Music Building tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock, and will be open to the public.
The medal is awarded annually as a prize, established in 1918 by the Comite France-Amerique of Paris, to the successful contestant in a declamation on a subject drawn from the history of French civilization.
Six undergraduates will compete in this year's contest Friday, each giving a short oration in French as follows: "Les Relations Franco-Italiennes", by F. W. Condert '30; "M. Briand, M. Kellogg, et la Paix Mondiale", by Norman Winer '29: "E' influence Americaine en France", by R. T. Lyman Jr. '28: "La Politique de M. Poincare", by W. A. Fowlie '31: "Le Programme de M. Poincare", by C. W. Boyd '29: and "Les Dernieres Elections en France", by G. E. Stone Jr. '31.
Before and after the declamations French music will be rendered on the piano by M. F. Motte-Lacroix, professor in the New England Conservatory of Music.
Professor Andre Kossul, exchange professor from the University of Strasbourg will preside. The judges of the declamations will be Professor James Geddes '80, of Boston University, Professor F. R. Wheeler of Tufts College, and F. I. Ratche of Harvard.