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Apply now: Song Contest “Dein Song für EINE WELT!”

The Song Contest “Dein Song für EINE WELT!” (Your song for ONE WORLD) is accompanying the German Federal President's school competition on development policy. From 22 February 2017, talented young people from all over the world, aged between 10 and 25 will be asked to respond musically to issues relating to global development and to submit their self-composed songs about ONE WORLD. Soloists, bands, choirs and anyone else who enjoys music can take part. The songs are submitted online. 

The Song Contest is about ONE WORLD, and here, you will meet people from all over the world! You will stand LIVE on stage with well-known patrons and by performing your own song, you will support the ideas that move us all. There are money and material prizes to be won with a total value of 40,000 euros, and all participants will receive a personal certificate from the German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development.

For more information and to register, visit www.eineweltsong.de.

Deadline: 18 July 2017

The 23 best songs will be professionally produced in the studio for the EINE WELT album. With coaching sessions and workshops at the Kreuzberger Musikalische Aktion e.V. organisation in Berlin, you can also learn everything you need to know about making your music and the topics that inspire you stand out.

After the official closing date for entries, all published songs can be accessed on the website for user voting purposes. Users can vote for their favourite songs for a period of three weeks. The song with the most votes wins the public's prize! In an internal selection process, 30 winning songs will be determined by a preliminary jury. From these 30 winning songs, an independent main jury (experts from the education, film and/or music fields) will then select the EINE WELT song and determine the 2nd to 30th places as well as the three special prizes.

Ezekiel Wendtoin Nikiema went to a PASCH-school in Burkina Faso and speaks German fluently. He is a musician and won 2015 in the competition “Your song for ONE WORLD” the Africa Special Prize.

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