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THE FAIR PLAY COMPETITION IS NOW OFFICIALLY OPEN!

The impact of corruption on our communities cannot be accurately conveyed in numbers or reports. To understand how it affects the lives of people, we must listen to their voices.

Fair Play is a global competition for original songs by young bands (age between 18 to 35) on the theme of anti-corruption, integrity, and fighting for social justice. Bands are invited to submit their anti-corruption music videos online until 1st August 2018. The music video must be related to the theme of corruption.

Two bands will be selected to perform in Copenhagen, Denmark at the Fair Play live concert that will take place on 23 October 2018 in conjunction with the 18th IACC!

 

Past Winners

The top 3 winning bands of 2016 were invited to the 17th IACC to perform their songs that fight for social justice. Below are the top 3 songs for the competition held around the event in Panama.

NASSEMAN

Bonkey

Liberia

‘Bonkey’ is a term in Liberian pidgin English for a corrupt individual. This video shows several scenes of struggling, everyday Liberian citizens who are adversely impacted by corruption in society.
The song and video vividly show the pain that society collectively feels as a result of corruption and is a call to action for reform and transparency at all levels.

 

BARBAROOTS

LIVING LIKE ON MOVIES

France

Barbaroots formed as a group in the alternative Tunisian music scene in 2010, fusing Reggae, Dub, Gnawa and Maghreb Folklore influences.
The group have released 2 Eps, ‘From the Underground’ and ‘404’, and have been engaging the music scene in Europe and Tunisia with their energetic and engaging sound.

 

MC PATO EC

Manteniendo la Esencia

Ecuador

A musical project by Ricardo Patricio Romo Muñoz, founded in 2010 with the purpose of making music and expressing both personal and social experiences.
MC PATO EC’s music draws from Reggae, Funk, Ecuadorian pasillo, jazz and dub step, and other genres and aspires to connect and share experiences through music.

 

Fair Play is an awareness-raising program and network building effort to connect socially conscious artists and citizens worldwide, brought to you by the JMI and Transparency International.

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