Songwriting Competition and Workshop

2018
(Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport, Western Cape Government)

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with Music Exchange to host Songwriting Competitions and Workshops in the Western Cape. Auditions will take place as follows:

  • Rheenendal in Knysna on 16 November 2018 – please see more information in Afrikaans, English and Xhosa;
  • Smutsville in Knysna on 17 November 2018 – please see more information in Afrikaans, English and Xhosa;
  • Beaufort West 23 and 24 November 2018 – please see more information in Afrikaans, English and Xhosa;
  • Artscape in Cape Town on 30 November and 1 December 2018 – please see more information in Afrikaans, English and Xhosa; and
  • Vredenburg on 7 and 8 December 2018 – please see more information in Afrikaans, English and Xhosa;

The good news is that the winners of the competition automatically gain access to six months’ mentorship by music industry professionals, a chance to participate at music conference and showcase, having one of your songs recorded and a chance to perform at music festivals.

We are growing our next generation of artists, BETTER TOGETHER.

The content on this page was last updated on 12 November 2018