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Impressions of the 2017/2018 song contest

Get an impression of the second round and watch our clips of the milestones during the 2017/2018 song contest! From the launch event to the main jury session and the surprise for the winners to the music video and the EINE WELT festival (ONE WORLD festival) in Berlin.... all in memorable images! You’ll also find impressions here of other highlights such as the recognition workshops or the involvement of the song contest winners in the Table Tennis World Championship with their own song. Just click through!


You weren’t able to be at the EINE WELT festival (ONE WORLD festival) in Berlin this year or do you want to refresh your memory of the highlights? The song contest winners’ performances, the acts by the patrons and the fantastic atmosphere in the Admiralspalast - our documentary film combines all the best impressions of the EINE WELT festival!

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


Weren’t able to be at the EINE WELT Festival this year? Don't worry, we’ve put together a BEST OF gallery with the very best impressions! Take a look and enjoy!

Here you find the BEST OF gallery

© Engagement Global / Patric Fouad, Merlin Nadj-Torma, Lena Siebrasse


Both the ONE WORLD (EINE WELT) Festival and the award ceremony itself for the eight round of the school competition on development policy entitled “alle für Eine Welt – Eine Welt für alle” (“All for ONE WORLD for all”) were held on 21 June. A musical interlude by song contest winner Luise Skupch uplifted the occasion, prompting reflection with her song “Mind Game (Gedankenspiel)”.

© Engagement Global / André Wagenzik

© Engagement Global / Patric Fouad


Winners of the song contest and school competition on development policy had the chance to come together on 20 June: the around 500 children and young persons converged at the Statthaus Böcklerpark centre in Berlin, enjoying the opportunity to chat. Winners of the current song contest round were also joined in attendance by two winners first through successfully: Andre Fischer and Ezekiel Nikiema added to the program with a delightful musical score.

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Under the motto “COLOURFUL - LOUD - LIVE”, the EINE WELT Festival will be held in the Admiralspalast in Berlin on 21 June 2018. The festival is the finale of the second round of the Song Contest, and promises to offer a high-quality programme. Our festival trailer shows you what exactly you can expect to find in Berlin, and which stars will share the stage with the winners of the Song Contest.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Info flyer on the EINE WELT Festival


As well as the main prizes and the honouring of the winning songs with a slot on the new EINE WELT album, several recognition prizes were also awarded during the second Song Contest. Here, the focus is on providing individual coaching for participants, as well as networking among each other. The first recognition workshops have already been held in the Kreuzberger Musikalische Aktion e.V. in Berlin.


Gideon Glock and Konrad Mellentin had no idea that their song had been selected to be the new ONE WORLD-song, when we had invited them to an alleged photo session at the Kreuzberger Musikalischen Aktion e.V. in Berlin. There, Andre Fischer, the winner of the first song contest round, surprised the two musicians and delivered the happy message that their song “Mauern (Second ‘89)” has been elected as the new ONE WORLD-song. The joy of the two winners was huge!
Once more the Song Contest Team warmly congratulates!


In November 2017 the main jury came together and crowned the winners of the Song Contest out of 32 finalists. Also they determined the ONE WORLD-Song, which will be the anthem of the 8th round of the school competition on development policy. Here we present you the impressions from the main jury meeting!

All information about the main jury meeting you find in the press report (in german)
Here you find more information about the school competition

Song Contest live at the Kirchentag!

Song Contest live at the Kirchentag! During the German Evangelical Kirchentag (church conference) in Berlin on May 27, 2017, the winners of the song contest 2015/2016 performed theirs songs for ONE WORLD and many new self-composed tracks live on stage! Among them: Andre Fischer, Crushed (aka Serena), Dorin Ben-David, Friedemann Thierfeld, Maria Oravcova, Philipp Jung and Zoe Hoffard. The participants of the song contest supported each other during theirs performances and showed the audience what it means to be part of the song contest family!

Song contest launched in Münster

On 23 March 2017, musicians and representatives from politics and culture officially launched the latest "Dein Song für EINE WELT!" (Your Song for ONE WORLD!) song contest at Schiller Secondary School in Münster! In a colourful support programme with information stands and participatory activities, partner civil organisations highlighted the ONE WORLD themes.

In a grand concert, Adel Tawil, Jamie-Lee Kriewitz, Fargo, Cross and many more celebrated the diversity of music and living together. Jeannine Michaelsen, who is supporting this latest edition of the song contest, hosted the evening!

Here you can download image material.