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The Song Contest “Dein Song für EINE WELT!” (Your song for ONE WORLD) invites children and young adults aged between 10 and 25 to respond musically to issues relating to global development and to compose their own song.

The Song Contest first started in 2015 to accompany the School Competition on Development Policy in a supporting capacity. The pilot round welcomed 189 entries for the ONE WORLD from 1,300 children and young adults, with participation in the second round rising to more than twice the figure with almost 500 songs from over 2,700 participants. In the third round in 2019, the success of the previous round was repeated with almost 500 entries submitted by over 2,500 participants. The new round will start at the beginning of 2021!

The Song Contest "Dein Song für EINE WELT!" serves to accompany the School Competition on Development Policy “alle für EINE WELT für alle” in a supporting capacity and is organised by Engagement Global gGmbH – Service für Entwicklungsinitiativen on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.


All song entries that satisfy the formal and content-related competition criteria will be published on the website of the Song Contest. Moreover, the young artists’ involvement will be rewarded with attractive prizes. The best songs for instance will be professionally produced in a studio for the EINE WELT album. The winning song additionally will provide the musical soundtrack to the new round of the school competition as the “EINE WELT song” (ONE WORLD song) and will feature in a professionally made music video.

A detailed overview of prizes can be found here.

Well-known patrons

High-profile patrons are supporting the Song Contest. These include Banda Internationale, EES, Graf Fidi, Jamie-Lee Kriewitz, Jess, Johanna Klum, Joyce Candido, Kafvka, Karyna Gomes and Mu Mbana.

Further information on patrons of the Song Contest can be found here.

The new EINE WELT album Vol. 3 (ONE WORLD album) is out now!

All winning songs can now be found produced on two CDs, including the current EINE WELT song (ONE WORLD song) "Molotov zum Blumenstrauß" by Byrd & Ward. Get your free copy now!

Order EINE WELT album Vol. 3 (ONE WORLD album)
Download EINE WELT album Vol. 3 (ONE WORLD album) [ZIP folder | 70 MB]
Click here for impressions of our studio productions.


We present you the official music video for the EINE WELT song (ONE WORLD song) "Molotov to the Bouquet" by Byrd & Ward! With their song, the Saarland duo puts their wish for a peaceful coexistence in the ONE WORLD into the centre of attention. The song can also be heard on the EINE WELT album Vol. 3 (ONE WORLD album).

Here you can find the impressions of the music video shoot