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The European Union launches song competition against child labour

13/08/2020 - 07:00
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2021 has been declared the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. In support of the fight against child labour, the European Union, through the Ghana Employment and Social Protection (GESP) programme, will launch a campaign specifically aimed to fight against child labour in Ghana, which will be executed during the first quarter of 2021. In pursuit of a theme song for this campaign, the European Union is launching a song contest. The winner of this contest will compose the theme song for the campaign, and become the musical face of this noble initiative.

song competition against child labour flyer

 

OBJECTIVE OF THE MUSIC COMPETITION

The objective of this competition is to identify, select and contract a singer or band to compose a theme song for the EU’s Ghana Employment and Social Protection (GESP) programme’s campaign against child labour which will be organised around March-April 2021.

The campaign will take place within the context of the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour 2021.

The official song of the campaign will be part of the global Music Against Child Labour Initiative, managed by the International Labour Organization (ILO).

 

BASIC RULES FOR THE COMPETITION

The competition is open to Ghanaian musicians only. Contestants may have to avail themselves during the song competition and campaign, for which only in-country travel expenses will be reimbursed.

The theme of the song must evolve around the fight against child labour.


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS

The deadline for submission of songs is 14 September 2020, before 6:00 pm Ghana time.


MODE AND SIZE OF SUBMISSION

All submissions will be done electronically by email to: GESPGhanaPlus@gmail.com

All submission should be in MP3/MP4/YouTube-link format and the size should not exceed 3mbs.

 

PRIZES

Winners will be announced in the first week of November 2020.

There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th places.

 

If you are interested and willing to participate, read more information below:

PDF iconsong_competition_-_more_info_eud_website.pdf

PDF iconsong_competition_against_child_labour_-_terms_and_conditions.pdf

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