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Children and young adults aged between 10 and 25 and who love music – watch out!
Starting right now we’re inviting talented young people from all over the world, aged between 10 and 25, to respond musically to issues relating to global development and to submit their self-written and self-composed songs.

Songs can be up to 3:50 minutes in length and must reference ONE WORLD themes in terms of content. Soloists, bands, choirs and anyone who enjoys music can take part.

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Your song is finished and you want to submit it to the third round of the Song Contest? Find out how to do it in our tutorial! We'll show you the steps you need to follow when participating and submitting songs. The closing date for entries is 25 June 2019!

We wish you and your song every success!


Thinking of taking part in the Song Contest but not quite sure how to get started with song writing? Useful song writing tips are available here for your inspiration.

Are you a teacher and looking to put together a music project for the Song Contest with a class, team or choir? Work sheets and training materials are available here to help you.

„Song Contest goes c/o pop“

The Song Contest “Dein Song für EINE WELT!” (Your Song for ONE WORLD) has inspired children and adolescence last Saturday, May 4, as a part of the c/o Pop Festival in Cologne-Ehrenfeld. At the Location Heinz Gaul music interested, young people got informed about the Contest. In addition, a HipHop-Workshop about songwriting and performance organized by Heartbeat motivated participants to present their own music on stage. Dealing with wishes for the ONE WORLD and the integration of these wishes into own a song have been part of the workshop as well. Here you can find some impressions from this event.


Do you have questions regarding participating in the song contest? We have summarised and answered the most frequently asked questions in our FAQ section. If you can’t find the answers you’re looking for, please feel free to get in touch with us directly via the contact form.

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Our “alle für EINE WELT für alle” (all for ONE WORLD for all) newsletter and our WhatsApp service provide regular and up-to-date information on all aspects of the Song Contest „Dein Song für EINE WELT!“ (Your song for ONE WORLD) and the “alle für EINE WELT für alle” School Competition on Development Policy. Register now to ensure you never miss any important news!

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Music video
Gideon Glock ft. Franz Funke “Mauern (Second ‘89)”

The grand prize winner of the second round of the song contest, “Gideon Glock feat. Franz Funke” won a professional music video shoot for their EINE WELT song! Watch the music video for “Mauern (Second ’89)” now! The video and the song are an appeal to us all: help break down physical and intellectual barriers and contribute to a peaceful and tolerant co-existence. The video was produced with Berlin music non-profit initiative Kreuzberger Musikalische Aktion. You can also hear the song on the EINE WELT Vol. 2 album.

Take a look behind the scenes at the making of the music video

The new EINE WELT album vol. 2 is available now!

The new EINE WELT album vol. 2 is available now! All 23 winning songs have been produced on two CDs, including the starting song by Fargo and Jamie-Lee Kriewitz. Get your free copy!

Order the EINE WELT album.
Download the EINE WELT album. [ZIP file | 196 MB].
Impressions of studio recordings.