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YO!Fest 2018 Emerging Bands Contest (EBC)

The European Youth Forum and JM International are once again launching the popular YO!Fest Emerging Bands Contest. Don't miss your opportunity to shine!

The YO!Fest is a part of the European Youth Event , which combines politics, debates and workshops with live music and a variety of artistic performances. This perfect mix for an enjoyable and meaningful experience will take place in Strasbourg (France) on 1st and 2nd June.

The aim of EBC is to find the best young European bands and give them the opportunity to showcase their music in front of an international public, and open for exciting headliners. The contest is open for bands with maximum 8 members that are between 18 and 30 years old and coming from:

- European Union member countries

- EU candidate countries (Albania, FYROM, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey)

- EFTA (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland).


Bands must submit their entries, including band's info, music and links, online by 18th March 2018. Four winners will be selected, 3 Bands and 1 DJ.

Each winner will have a 30 minutes performance at YO!Fest 2018.

The winning bands will get the travel to/from Strasbourg (France), local transport, accommodation and food covered, plus 50 EUR per band member to play on stage at the European Youth Event 2018.


Find out more:



YO!Fest at the EYE2016 After Movie from European Youth Forum on Vimeo.

Published: Fri, 16/02/2018 - 14:35

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