First European Music Competition

“The kid in the ghetto”

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Association “Justice for David and all the Children of Bosnia and Herzegovina”, Vienna, Austria in cooperation with the Association “Way of Justice” Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, are releasing a contest for the selection of new musical composition which are going to be published on the official “Kid in the Ghetto” musical compilation .

Who can apply?

The competition is open to all performers from the entire European continent, who have their own recorded music track (no matter the production quality). Track can be in any musical genre, as long as it is inspired by the life and work of David Dragicevic, a 21 year old student from Banja Luka, and the “Justice for David” movement in general.

What are the criteria for the competition?

The jury, composed of local musicians who have been on our scene for years, will select the 20 best tracks to be found on the compilation. Quality of the text and vocal possibilities of the performers, as well as the representation of the topic of life and work of  killed student from Banja Luka, David Dragicevic or the global “Justice for David” movement  will be taken as a main criteria.

How to apply?

In order to apply for the competition, you need to record and submit your demo song in mp3 format (author composition), which must not be longer than four minutes. You can send the song to the following e-mail addresses: or with the main information: name, surname, pseudonym, short biography of the band or solo artist as well as the contact telephone number.

Application deadline?

Application deadline  is 31st of December 2020.

When will the list of performers who have passed the competition be published?

The list will be published on the official sites of the organizers one month after the end of the competition and on the official pages of social networks. The list will include the names of 20 performers that are going to be on the compilation ” The Ghetto Kid ” which will have its digital release.

What does ”The kid in the ghetto” compilation bring to the performers?

First of all, it brings the affirmation of the performer, whose tracks will be on the digital edition, live performances at the concert, which will be organized after the release of the compilation. It also brings collaboration with renowned performers and authors, and possibility to record and publish a solo album and many other benefits.