Chengdu International Sister Cities Youth Music Festival 2019

​​We are calling for musicians or dance performers in Casey to showcase their talent to the world. Talents will be displayed at the Chengdu International Sister Cities Youth Music Festival 2019. City of Casey is searching for two local performing artists to represent our City.

About the event

Date of festival: 25 to 29 July 2019

The programme will run across four busy days. This includes a grand opening, creative and diverse music shows and outdoor performances. Hospitality will be provided by the Dujiangyan Municipal Government during the event. This includes accommodation (twin share), meals and transportation within Dujiangyan.

Event background

City of Casey’s relationship with Dujiangyan was formalised in 2018. The cities signed an economic cooperation partnership, to work together in areas of culture, trade, education and sport. In the same year the two cities conducted a Soccer Exchange Program. The two Casey youth teams played against local schools in the Sichuan province.

This year, City of Casey has been invited to take part in the Chengdu International Sister Cities Youth Music Festival. Held at the Dujiangyan Venu the event is sponsored by the Chengdu Municipal People’s Government. The festival aims to promote friendship and exchanges, while showcasing artists and musicians.

The successful event has had a high international profile for more than 10 years. Each year it attracts more than 500 international performers from 19 countries. Take a look at the 2018 event.

Criteria for consideration

  • Be a resident of City of Casey

  • Be a solo or duo performance only

  • Provide video footage of past performance

  • Be aged between 18 and 24

  • Have professional performance experience

  • Be able to prepare three to five performance pieces, each approximately five minutes in length

  • Be available to travel to Chengdu, China 25 – 29 July 2019

  • Hold a valid passport

  • Be able to pay for other costs not included in hospitality by the Chengdu or Dujiangyan Municipal People’s Government

    • own return air flights between Melbourne and Chengdu

    • Chinese visas

    • and all other incidentals – travel insurance, medical costs, spending money etc.

  • Be available to attend the audition at the Factory in the week starting 22 April 2019.

How to apply

Express your interest via email by 17 April 2019. Please include the following information:

  • List of members in your performance group

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