Call for Application: INTERNATIONAL YOUNG MUSIC ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR (IYMEY) AWARD 2009

APPLY NOW FOR INTERNATIONAL YOUNG MUSIC ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR (IYMEY) AWARD 2009

Do you work in the Kenyan music industry?
Are you a young music entrepreneur in Kenya between the ages of 25 to 35?
Are you actively involved in the Kenyan music industry?
Do you have a valid passport? And are ready to travel to London in April for a free management experience?
Do you speak and understand English quite well?
Are you an artist or DJ doing your own management and business?

WHO is a Music Entrepreneur?
§ Record companies; Artists & Repertoire (A&R); producing, recording, engineering; music licensing, and distribution
§ Venue and/or festival programming and management
§ Artists management and agents
§ Music broadcasting
§ Music journalism and publishing
§ Music development & management
§ Music marketing; public and media relations
§ Music retail; online (including digital) and high street outlets
§ Consultants offering specialist services in any of these areas

If you meet the above criteria the British Council would love to invite you to apply for the International Young Music Entrepreneur of the Year Award that takes place in London UK in May 2009. To apply for this award please fill in the form and return before the 25th of February 2009. (Please Read and Fill in the Form Carefully).

The Application form for Kenyans can be found through Buddha Blaze, Spark Africa on blaze(at)sparkafrica.com. Before you APPLY, PLEASE READ the instructions CAREFULLY, fill the form and return the signed form by February 25th 2009: to janet.ndungu(at)britishcouncil.or.ke

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