Calling all rappers, poets, spoken word performers and songwriters… If you write your own material in any word-based genre then we need YOU!
Word Up! is an exciting performance competition which gives 12 – 20 year olds the opportunity to present their original work: from rap, poetry and spoken word to song lyrics, or even stand-up comedy.
There are some great prizes up for grabs, so enter now! Follow this link to the entry form, and terms and conditions
The winner of Word Up! will receive:
Bragging rights as the Word Up Winner 2017!
_ A free recording session with David Atai from Neisan Mystik thanks to Crescendo Trust
_ An interview and opportunity to perform live on bFM and Base FM
_ An industry standard Shure microphone for your future performances
_ The opportunity to perform at the Going West Readers and Writers Poetry Slam Final on Saturday 9 September
highlights from last year's event
Going West Books and Writers festival
The Crescendo Trust of Aotearoa
Entries close: Friday 18 August (Entry is free)
Entry forms available here
Auditions: Saturday 26 August, 10am – 4pm
Grand Final: Fri 8 September
Corban Estate Arts Centre, Shed 1