Application for Pitching Peace Youth Music Challenge 2022 are now open. Its launched by #Youth4Disarmanent .
The Challenge has been inspired by the uniting and healing power of music. That can support efforts for Securing Our Common Future.
Its a youth outreach initiative established in 2019 by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs. To connect geographically diverse young people with experts to learn about current international security challenges, the work of the United Nations and how to actively participate.
With financial support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, the #Youth4Disarmament initiative invites young people (13-29), to share what disarmament means to them and their communities by creating their own music.
The original scores should also reflect one of the following Disarmament for inspiration :
Winners will receive a token grant, ranging from following :
Additionally, will be invited to perform at a special congratulatory event during the seventy-seventh session of the United Nations General Assembly First Committee.
Submissions will be welcomed and judged in three age groups:
Submissions can be from any genre of music. Also can be performed in all languages. Entrants are encouraged to perform in their native language and should provide a transcript if lyrics are used.
All entries will be judged using the same criteria: musical technique, creativity and
innovation, theme, performance, and overall impression.
The challenge will close for submissions on 12 August 2022, International Youth Day, and the winners will be announced on 21 September 2022, International Day of Peace.
Lastly, visit the official website link given below for full details.