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The Act-Belong-Commit Fairbridge Festival Quest Youth Song-writing Competition for young West Australians
Win Fairbridge Festival performance and more!
The folk and world music original song-writing competition is back for 2019.
- Song: Craft
- Song: Performance
- 12–15 years
- 16–18 years
The winner in each of the four categories will receive:
- Fairbridge Festival live performance (Sunday 28 April)
- John Butler Studio recording session voucher
- HK Photography professional photoshoot
- Free WAM Song of the Year entries
- WAMCon 2019 ticket
- Post-final mentoring session from WAM
- Opportunity of Perfect Pitch publishing deal
Genre dictionary definitions
Folk: Music originating among the common people of a nation or region and spread about or passed down orally, often with considerable variation.
World: Popular music that has been influenced by the music of traditional cultures
Song-writing in folk and world music genres tells stories about people and the places they come from. This competition is your chance to tell us your stories and for us to hear your music!
How to enter
All entrants must be available to perform at the Act-Belong-Commit Fairbridge Festival Quest Final on the evening of Saturday 23 March 2019 where shortlisted entrants will be judged by a distinguished panel of music industry experts.
You must also be available to perform a minimum 20-minute set at Fairbridge Festival, 23 April 2019.
Entries must be your original material and be received by 6 pm, 2 March 2019 with a $25 admin fee*. Entries must include an audio file of your song/s and text document of its lyrics both submitted online. (link to online application form)
* The $25 admin fee is per song for up to two songs.
If you have any queries then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Entries close strictly at 6pm on 2 March 2019
Places are strictly limited in a series of song-writing workshops designed to hone your song ready for entry. The workshops will be held in Perth and in the regions. Stay tuned here for workshop dates to come.
Email Leanne to register your interest stating where you live.
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