10 TALENTED female aboriginal SINGER SONGWRITERS COMING TO ALICE SPRINGS
caama music is looking in all corners of australia for emerging indigenous music talent
CAAMA Music’s Alukura Competition (‘Alukura’ meaning ‘woman’ in Arrernte language), is offering 10 female Indigenous singer/songwriters from across Australia and the Torres Straits the chance to participate in 10 days of songwriting workshops, music industry mentoring and recording. These workshops will be held at CAAMA Music in Alice Springs, which is the oldest Aboriginal Record label in Australia. These workshops will take place in April 2015.
The project is the ultimate opportunity for songstresses ready to take their career to the next step, with winners receiving career development and invaluable exposure to Central Australian Indigenous culture through cultural exchange with the local Arrernte people. Adding to this great package is the chance to record their music and have it released under the CAAMA Music Label on a compilation CD.
Alukura Update! Competition now open until 31st January 2015 – Get your entries in and spread the word!
All winners will be flown to Alice Springs
Songwriting support workshops with mentors
Cultural exchange with Indigenous elders of local community in Ntaria
* All travel and accommodation for the winners will be provided
The competition conditions:
Entrants must identify as a female Indigenous Australian.
Entrants must be between the ages of 18 – 40 years.
Entrants must have a Triple J unearthed profile, with at least 2 of their own original songs uploaded.
If you meet all the competition conditions and would like to enter The Alukura Music competition, please click on the below box and tell us more about yourself.
COMPETITION CLOSED AND WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED. GO TO ALUKURA CHUFFED TO HELP SUPPORT THE GIRLS TO MAKE A CD
CAAMA MUSIC is an Alice Springs-based company, owned and operated by indigenous Australians, that has been recording, supporting and promoting Aboriginal music for more than 30 years. It is part of the Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association, Australia’s leading Aboriginal owned and operated media organisation delivering culturally relevant content that helps preserve and maintain Aboriginal culture.