We are looking for the EINE WELT song (ONE WORLD song)!

Do you like looking beyond your own horizons and think that ONE WORLD concerns us all? Do you have fun with music or write your own songs? Are you between 10 and 25 years old? Then you are in the right place - at the Song Contest "Dein Song für EINE WELT!" (Your song for ONE WORLD!)

Every two years, the song contest invites young people in Germany and in countries of the Global South to musically explore development policy topics, such as human rights, climate change, sustainable consumption or flight and migration and to write and compose songs about them.

Is there a global issue particularly close to your heart? Do you also want to change the world with your music? Then take part in the Song Contest „Dein Song für EINE WELT!“ (Your song for ONE WORLD) and maybe your song will be chosen as the next ONE WORLD song!

Participate now! Learn more about us here!

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Message from Minister Svenja Schulze

Music is a language that brings people together across borders – so says Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Svenja Schulze. In her greeting, she calls on young people like you who are interested in music to put wishes, hopes and ideas for a just, sustainable and peaceful world into a song and submit it to the Song Contest!

The Song Contest "Dein Song für EINE WELT!" (Your song for ONE WORLD) is organised by Engagement Global gGmbH – Service für Entwicklungsinitiativen on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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Participate – frequently asked questions and answers

How can I take part? From what countries the participation is allowed? Who decides who will win the song contest? You can find the most important questions and answers about the song contest here.

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Take part – info and help

Do you want your song to become the new EINE WELT song (ONE WORLD song)? Find out everything about how to submit your song for the current round of the song contest and what you need to watch out for. In the registration tool you can submit your contribution in English, German, Spanish, French und Portuguese.

Find out everything about taking part here!

Tips on songwriting

Do you want to participate in the song contest but don’t know how to approach creating your song? We show you how it all works – from finding a topic and writing lyrics to digital composition.

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Click here for material for teachers