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Enter Now: Word Up! 2017 Competition


Sat 26 Aug 2017, 1:00am–11:55pm

Where: Corban Estate Arts Centre, 426 Great North Rd, Henderson, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

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.

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... and more!

Follow this link to enter: or see the website for more details.

Entries close: Friday 18 August, the close of business.
Auditions of qualifying entrants: Saturday 26 August, 10am-4pm.
Grand Final: Friday 8 September, 7pm

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