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 13 – 21 year olds the opportunity to present their original work: from rap, poetry and spoken word to song lyrics, or even stand-up comedy.
The judges are confirmed and they are:
Hip Hop Artist MeloDownz
Spoken Word Artist Ria Masai
Spoken Word Veteran Ken Arkind
There are some great prizes up for grabs, so enter now!
Fill in the online registration form here.
The winner of Word Up! will receive:
Bragging rights as the Word Up Winner 2018! and more prizes to be confirmed !!!
Grand Final: Friday 7 September.
An evening of original word-based performance by young people, in association with the Going West Books and Writers Festival. Be in the audience to hear young singer-songwriters, poets and rappers present their own original work. Yes, it’s a contest, and there are prizes to be won!
Going West Books and Writers festival
The Crescendo Trust of Aotearoa