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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 2018.
- 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 22 April 2018)
- John Butler Studio recording session voucher
- HK Photography professional photoshoot
- Free WAM Song of the Year entries
- WAMCon 2018 ticket
- Post-final mentoring session from WAM
- Opportunity of Perfect Pitch publishing deal.
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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 24 March 2018 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, 22 April 2018.
Entries must be your original material and be received by 8pm, 2 March 2018 with a $20 admin fee*. Entries must include an audio file of your song(s) and text document of its lyrics both submitted online.
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* Note: The $20 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 8pm on 2 March 2017)
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 at email@example.com to register your interest stating where you live.
2017 song-writing workshop. Images courtesy Linda Dunjey.
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2017 Fairbridge Quest winners
In the 12-15-year-old category
Song: Performance: Jayda D’Agostino (Mercedes College) for Stand
Song: Craft: Sara Strahan(Georgiana Molloy Anglican School) for Powder and Crystals
In the 16-18-year-old category
Song: Craft: SATARVO (John Curtin College of the Arts) for Father
Song: Performance: Siobhan Cotchin (Perth College) for Adjusted Reality