In 1965, Mon Pays won the Félix Leclerc Award of Festival du disque in Montreal, and one of its early performers, Monique Leyrac, was presented with the Grand Prix of International Day at the International Song Festival in Sopot, Poland. Mon Pays was also a winner at a festival held in Ostend, Belgium. In 1987, Mon Pays was voted best Quebec song as part of a competition held by Radio-Mutuel network. The pianist and composer André Gagnon quoted the theme of Mon Pays in the first movement of the fourth concerto of his Mes Quatre Saisons series.
The song’s tremendous success at home and abroad inspired Vigneault to pen a sequel, Mon Pays II.