1. Organiser and Subject-mattter of the Competition

The Fondation Louis Vuitton, whose registered address is 8, avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, 75016 Paris, France and which is registered in France under no. 494 685 761 (the “Organiser” or the “Fondation”), is organising a free Internet-based competition without any purchase obligation aimed at amateur or professional solo dancers or groups of dancers, from 9am on Monday 13 March 2023 to 11pm on Sunday 16 April 2023, the French date and time of connection of the Participants, as recorded by the Fondation’s computer systems, being taken as the basis for reckoning (the “Competition”), governed by the terms that are set out in these rules (the ”Rules”).

Participation in the Competition implies full and unreserved acceptance of these Rules and of the prevailing and applicable laws, regulations and other legal texts in France. The Rules shall therefore apply to anyone taking part in the competition.

The Competition is accessible from any computer terminals with an internet connection (computer, tablet or mobile telephone) on the web site of the Fondation that is accessible via the following link: (the “Web Site”).

Participants must access the abovementioned link of the Web Site to upload, via a Google Form that shall be provided for that purpose:

  • A video of their Choreography lasting two (2) minutes maximum;
  • A short text presenting and explaining their choreographic project

(“the Entry or Entries”).

A panel consisting of personalities from the world of dance and representatives of the Fondation, as well as Marion Motin, a female dancer and choreographer who is the driving force behind the Competition (the “Panel”) shall shortlist fifteen (15) to twenty (20) Participants who shall have uploaded their Entries during the period of the Competition in accordance with the terms and conditions that are laid down by these Rules, and shall then interview each of the shortlisted participants by videoconferencing in accordance with the terms of article 5 below.

Four (4) to six (6) Entries shall be selected pursuant to these interviews (the “Winners”). 

The Winners shall be invited to perform their choreography routines on the premises of the Fondation during the Nocturne event on 2 June 2023 between 7pm and 11pm.

The Fondation is the only organiser of the Competition. 

2. Terms governing participation

The Competition is open to any natural person who resides in mainland France, whatever their nationality, and who has come of age on the start date of the Competition (a “Participant”).

A “Participant” may either be a single (1) dancer or a group of two (2) to four (4) dancers.

The Competition is open to both amateur and professional dancers.

Persons who work for the Fondation and/or for the firm of bailiffs and/or members of the Panel and their families may not take part in the Competition.

A person may only enter the Competition once, i.e. may only submit a single Entry via the Web Site.

Any entries that feature missing, false, incomplete, illegible information or that do not comply with the provisions of these Rules or that are uploaded after the cut-off date and time for participation shall be considered as null and void and shall not give rise to the allocation of any prize.

The Fondation shall be entitled to check that each Participant duly meets these conditions.

The Fondation shall be entitled to ask any Participant to prove that they complied with the terms governing participation stipulated by this article. Any person who does not meet these conditions or who refuses to show evidence of having done so shall be disqualified.

The Fondation shall also be entitled to disqualify any Participant who fails to comply with any provision of these Rules. A Participant’s status as a Winner under these Rules is subject to strict compliance with these Rules.

The Participants hereby authorise the Fondation to conduct any checks of their identity. The Fondation shall be entitled to bring legal action against whomsoever shall have committed fraud or attempted to do so as part of the Competition. It shall not however incur any liability whatsoever towards any Participants for any frauds that might be committed. Any instance of fraud shall lead to the disqualification of its perpetrator.

Participants may be disqualified under any of the paragraphs of this article at any point in time.

Any connection costs incurred by a Participant to take part in the Competition shall be borne in full by them and shall not be refunded by the Organiser.

3. Terms governing the video uploaded by a Participant as part of their Entry

In order to be considered by the Panel, the video uploaded by each Participant:

  • must feature one or more amateur or professional dancers (up to four (4) persons);
  • must feature an original choreography;
  • must be somehow related to the works of the “Basquiat x Warhol, painting four hands” exhibition;
  • must not feature any editing (faking or trickery);
  • must not feature any integration, even partial, of other photographs or video sequences or of any other pre-existing element, whether or not protected by intellectual property rights
  • must not violate any prevailing law or regulation
  • must not be against the public interest nor against public morals
  • must not violate the rights of any third party (including their intellectual property rights)
  • must not have been presented as part of another contest or competition, nor published on other multimedia platforms.

The video must not exceed 1 Gb in size.

Participants hereby warrant that they hold all the rights to use the video submitted as their entry in the Competition, and that they have not transferred these rights, even on a non-exclusive basis, to any third party.

Participants undertake not to commercially exploit the video they submit as their Entry in the Competition, throughout the duration of the Competition.

Any videos that do not comply with these terms and conditions shall not be taken into consideration as part of the Competition.

4. Selection of the Winners

After the closure of the window for submitting Entries, the Panel shall select and shortlist 15 to 20 Participants among those whose Entries comply with all the terms and conditions that are laid down by these Rules, and shall proceed to interview them verbally via videoconferencing in order to ascertain the significance of their performances in greater detail.

After that, the Panel shall select four (4) to six (6) Participants (the “Winners”).

The selection criteria shall focus on the originality of the Entries and their inclusion of urban contemporary dance routines that are somehow related to the works of the Collection.

The decision of the Panel shall be final. No challenges to the Panel’s choice shall be countenanced.

The winning Entries shall be announced by an e-mail that shall be sent out on Friday 5 May 2023 to each winning Participant at the e-mail address disclosed by them upon submitting their Entry.

Participants whose Entry shall have been selected shall have to confirm their acceptance of their selection by e-mail within two (2) calendar days following the Fondation’s notification of their selection, i.e. by Sunday 7 May 2023 at the latest, enclosing the following elements/information with their confirmation e-mail:

  • their full identity (first name, family name, date of birth, address)
  • a civil liability insurance certificate.

A Winner’s final selection will only be irrevocably confirmed upon receipt of these elements.

Failing this, a Winner’s selection may be cancelled.

Should the selection of one or more Winners be cancelled, the Fondation may select one or more other Winners to replace them or may opt not to select any other Winner.

Each Participant shall receive an e-mail informing them about their status following the choice of the Winners.

5. Timetable of the Competition

During their participation, each Participant undertakes to make themselves available on the dates mentioned below, corresponding to the timetable of the Competition:

  • Between 24 and 28 April 2023: For the verbal interviews via videoconferencing of the 15 to 20 Participants whose Entries are shortlisted;
  • On 5 May 2023: For the announcement of the Winners (between four (4) and six (6) Entries) in keeping with the terms mentioned in article 4 above;
  • On 9 May 2023 (between 10am and 6pm): For the Winners to reconnoitre the site of their future performances at the Fondation and for a visit of the “Basquiat x Warhol, painting four hands” exhibition
  • On 1 June 2023 (from 8pm): For rehearsals at the Fondation
  •  On 2 June 2023 (from 7pm to 11pm): For performance of the winning choreography routines on site at the premises of the Fondation during the Nocturne event.

Each Winner shall be required to perform their Entry between three (3) and five (5) times during the Nocturne, to the extent of 10 to 15 minutes per performance, without any say in the number and/or the duration of their performances. 

6. Prizes awarded to the Winners

Each Winner whose selection shall have been confirmed shall receive the following prizes (the “Prizes”):

  • The opportunity to perform their choreographed routine during the Nocturne event on 2 June 2023;
  • The promotion of their choreographed routine on the social networks of the Fondation (Facebook, TikTok, Youtube, Instagram);
  • The provision of a cheque of € 2,000 (two thousand euros) for each winning Entry.

In case of force majeure, the Fondation shall be entitled to replace the Prizes by a prize of equivalent nature and value.

7. Compliance with, changes to and official filing of the rules of the Competition

Participation in the Competition implies full and unreserved acceptance of all these Rules.

These Rules have been filed with Cabinet Callipe et Associés, a firm of court bailiffs based at 416 Rue Saint Honoré, 75008 Paris, France.

The Rules may also be viewed and downloaded free of charge on the web site throughout the duration of the Competition. Should they have any questions regarding the terms governing the Competition, Participants can contact the Fondation by e-mail at the following address:

The Fondation shall be entitled to alter the dates of the Competition, to defer or cancel it, to modify its terms and/or the terms governing participation, for any reason that it sees fit. Any rider to these Rules shall be published on the web site of and filed with Cabinet Callipe et Associés, a firm of court bailiffs based at 416 Rue Saint Honoré, 75008 Paris, France.

8. Intellectual property

Any reproduction, showing or use of all or part of the elements comprising the Competition, shall be strictly prohibited.

All the trademarks, logos, texts, images, videos and other distinctive signs reproduced on the Web Site, on the web sites and social media accounts of the Fondation, and on the web sites and social media accounts to which these provide access through hypertext links, are the exclusive property of their respective holders and are protected in this respect by the provisions of France’s Intellectual Property Code for the world as a whole. Their unauthorised reproduction shall constitute an infringement of intellectual property rights which may be prosecuted in a court of law.

Any unauthorised full or partial reproduction of these trademarks, logos and distinctive signs shall constitute an infringement of intellectual property rights which may be prosecuted in a court of law.

It is understood that no commercial or non-commercial use of the video recordings (such as the sale of the various videos) shall take place without the consent of the Participants.

Each Winner hereby authorises the Fondation to reproduce and use in any way the photographs, films and other recordings made during the Nocturne event featuring their image and voice.

These uses, exploitations, reproductions, adaptations, showings and disclosures may take place by any means and on any media, whether currently known or unknown, such as, but not limited to, on the social networks of the Fondation and in all communication media, such as brochures, banners, etc.

This license is hereby granted to the Fondation on an exclusive basis, for a term of five (5) years following the disclosure of the outcome of the Competition, for the following territory: the world as a whole.

9. Liability

The Fondation hereby disclaims liability in the event of force majeure or an act of God beyond its control that wholly or partly prevents the Participants from being able to take part in the Competition and/or the Winners from being able to benefit from their Prizes.

The Fondation hereby disclaims liability for any direct or indirect damage arising from the filming and/or the use of the video, or the use of the Internet network or any other network used for the sending and the filming of the video of the choreographed routine and/or for its use or exploitation.

The Fondation shall be entitled to make any changes to the  Competition and/or to the Rules, at any point in time, without any notice or obligation to provide grounds for its decision and without incurring any liability as a result.

Any modification of the Rules shall come into force as of being posted online and any Participant shall be deemed to have accepted it merely by virtue of taking part in the Competition. Any Participant who rejects the change(s) made must cease to take part in the Competition.

The Fondation shall be entitled to interrupt or to cancel the Competition without having to justify its decision. The Fondation shall not incur any liability as a result and the Participants shall be barred from claiming any compensation whatsoever.

The Fondation shall in particular be entitled to invalidate and/or to cancel the Competition if it should appear that any fraud or malfunction has occurred, whatever the nature or form thereof, such as in respect of any IT-related aspect of the Participants’ involvement in the Competition.

As part of their various performances, the Winners must comply with the applicable safety rules, both inside and outside the buildings of the Fondation.

The Winners shall sign a liability disclaimer during their visit to the Fondation on 9 May 2023.

10. Personal data

In its capacity as the data controller, the Fondation shall gather and process the personal data of the Participants in the Competition in order to manage their participation and the progress of the Competition as well as the allocation of the Prizes (including the publication of the names of the Winners on the Web Site and/or on any other medium of the Fondation).

The Fondation therefore undertakes to comply with France’s data protection law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, as modified in 2018, and the provisions of European Regulation no. 2016/679 of 27 April 2016.

The Participants undertake to ensure that the personal data they disclose to the Fondation as part of of the Competition is accurate and up-to-date.

The data processing that is thus implemented shall be based on the performance of these Rules and on the legitimate interests of the Fondation, specifically its interest to stage events that might be of interest to its existing and prospective clients.

The personal data that is gathered shall be kept throughout the duration of the Competition and shall then be archived for a period of five (5) years following the end of the Competition, in keeping with the applicable periods of limitation.

The personal data may be transferred to the Fondation’s IT and communication service providers, acting as its data processors, if this is necessary for the accomplishment of the abovementioned purposes. This data shall not be transferred outside the European Union.

Participants have a right to access, to amend and to erase their personal data. They also have a right to limit and challenge the processing of their data and can inform the Fondation about their instructions regarding the use of their data after their death. These rights may be exercised by sending an e-mail to Participants can also file a complaint with France’s CNIL data protection watchdog.

The Fondation has appointed a data protection officer who may be contacted at the following address: to answer any question.

11. Reimbursement of the costs of taking part in the Competition

Access to the Google Forms used for the Competition and participation in the Competition are entirely free of charge.

During the presence of the Winners at the Fondation on the days mentioned in article 5 above, the Fondation shall bear the cost of their meals (lunch and dinner if need be, on presentation of receipts) to ensure the smooth progress of the Competition.

With the exception of Winners who reside in Paris proper (i.e. those whose address has a postcode beginning with ‘75’) or in the ‘petite couronne’ ring of inner suburbs (Hauts-de-Seine (92), Seine-Saint-Denis (93) and Val-de-Marne (94)), the Fondation shall also bear the following costs:

  • the Winners’ accommodation costs shall be reimbursed on presentation of receipts, to the extent of up to one hundred and fifty euros (€ 150) per person and per night, for up to two (2) nights;
  •  the Winners’ travel expenses incurred to travel to the Fondation on the dates mentioned in article 5 shall be reimbursed to them on presentation of receipts. 

12. Agreement over what constitutes valid evidence

The Participants and the Fondation hereby agree that the computer systems and files of the Fondation alone shall have evidential value.

The computerised records kept in the computer systems of the Fondation under reasonable conditions of security and reliability shall be considered as evidence of the contacts and communications between the Fondation and each Participant.

It is therefore agreed that save in the case of a blatant error, the Fondation may invoke as evidence of any event, fact or omission the programs, data, files, records, transactions and other elements (such as logs or other statements) of a digital or electronic nature or in/on a digital or electronic format or medium that are drawn up, received or stored directly or indirectly by the Fondation, such as in its computer systems.

The element in question, if they are produced as evidence by the Fondation in any dispute, litigation or other proceedings, shall be admissible, valid and enforceable between the parties in the same way, on the same terms and with the same evidential value as any written document that is drawn up, received or stored in physical form.

13. Settlement of disputes, applicable law and jurisdiction

Participation in the Competition implies full acceptance of these Rules.

These Rules shall be governed by French law.

Should any dispute arise over the application or interpretation of these Rules, or over any unforeseen aspect, it shall be settled authoritatively by the Fondation, in keeping with French law.

In the event of a persistent disagreement concerning the application and/or the interpretation of these Rules, and in the absence of an amicable settlement, any dispute shall be brought before the court which has jurisdiction over the place of residence of the Participant.

Should one or more provisions of these Rules be declared null and void or inapplicable, the other terms shall remain fully valid.