WICID Online Battle Of The Bands Is Back! Entries Now Open!

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Yn Gymraeg // Welsh version

Hello there, talented young people of Rhondda Cynon Taf. It’s that time of year again for the second WICID Online Battle of the Bands!

Firstly, for those who don’t know what WICID is, well listen up! If you’re already in the know, allow yourself five minutes to make a cup of tea.

WICID.TV is the second biggest youth website in Wales and is also an award winning youth website in developing new skills for young people in new media. Our content has thousands of views per month.

This makes WICID the perfect platform for upcoming talent, with local young people looking for the next big thing! You can write about any topics, including live gig reviews, politics, poetry and lots more!

After the success of last year’s Battle of the Bands Competition, this year is going to be another big success and is going to be a bit different as we are holding auditions for places in the semi-finals all over different venues in Wales

In the first rounds you will perform in front of judges, which will be filmed and photographed ready for the online voting to see who will be voted in to the semi-finals.

The entry requirements are:

• All band members must be aged 11 – 25.

• Bands must either send an online link of their band to Rhys.Milsom@rctcbc.gov.uk or a CD Track to Rhys Milsom, Editor of Wicid.tv, Ty Trevithick, Mountain Ash, CF45 4UQ.

•Any form of sound or video is suitable for entry.

The winning prizes are:

• A professional music video for the winners, which will be posted on CLIConline, Youtube and Wicid.tv.

• A professional photoshoot by Clixx Photography for the winners, second and third place will also receive a professional photoshoot by Wicid.tv.

• A press release in local newspapers.

• A feature on ClicOnline and Wicid.tv.

• An automatic entry to CLIConline Battle of the Bands.

Please email Rhys.Milsom@rctcbc.gov.uk with all band details including: names of the band members, location of the band, ages of members, number of members, contact details and band name.

All demos/links (SoundCloud, Bandcamp, YouTube, Spotify, Facebook, Myspace, Twitter etc)/CD tracks, must be emailed or posted to: Rhys Milsom, Editor of Wicid.tv, Ty Trevithick, Mountain Ash, CF45 4UQ by Friday 28th June 2013.

After that date a member of the WICID team will get in touch with you via email or phone to inform you about your audition time and date.

Also we are accepting entries from all over Wales!

So, don’t waste time and spread the word about this year’s Battle of the Bands to all your friends and get your entries in.

Good luck!

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1 thought on “WICID Online Battle Of The Bands Is Back! Entries Now Open!”

  1. WICIDRhys says:

    Hey pitchforkgirl, we’re announcing the dates of the semi-finals in the next month. We’re also letting applicants know whether or not they’ve made it to the semi-finals stage after the 28th June.

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