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    Apply: Goethe Talents Scholarship for Musicians

    Deadline: 18 March, 2020

    Pop-Kultur Festival in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut is offering scholarships to young musicians, composers, singer-songwriters and instrumentalists between 20 and 30 years old, from developing countries. The scholarship will enable successful applicants to experience music in the city of Berlin in the run-up to the Pop-Kultur Festival: studio visits, jam-sessions, short traineeships in selected companies of the Berlin creative industry, listening sessions and meetings with other scholarship holders of Musicboard Berlin GmbH. Networking will be a big part of the experience.

    Benefits

    • The participation fee, accommodation, travel expenses, hospitality (per diem of €10) will be covered by the Goethe-Institut for the period of 18–30 August, 2020
    • The Goethe-Institut will also book and pay for flights and will help with visa issues
    • The Musicboard will give the talents a festival ticket free of charge plus access to Pop-Kultur’s networking area for professionals
    • The Musicboard will organise accommodation (breakfast included), cover health insurance and public transportation in Berlin

    Eligibility

    • Applicants should prepare a short input talk (approximately ten minutes) in advance about their experience in the music field thus far and about the music scene in their country
    • Advanced English skills are crucial as there is no translation available (applicants will be tested in advance by the local Goethe-Institut)
    • Applicants need work experience in the field of music (proof of at least three projects and a link to a video of a live performance is required)
    • All applications are for one person (no accompanying persons can be sponsored or included in the programme)

    To apply and for more information, click here.

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