For the EINE WELT (ONE WORLD) album, all 25 winning songs were re-recorded in a professional music studio. Simon Deregowski, Mostafa Archaki & Co, the student band from the Protestant High School in Meiningen and Ezekiel Nikiema, aka Ezé Wendtoin, were filmed during the studio recordings. In this video, they explain more about their songs, their motivation for participating in the competition and their thoughts about ONE WORLD.
Ezekiel Nikiema aka Ezé Wendtoin won the Special Africa Prize with his song "Die Rampensau singt Eine Welt" (The stage hog sings one world). Ezekiel not only composed the song but also recorded all the instruments himself. During the studio recordings for the EINE WELT (ONE WORLD) album, Ezekiel talked about his thoughts on ONE WORLD and showed his many talents.
Main jury session for the song contest
The independent main jury for the song contest met on 6 November 2015 in Berlin and selected the song "Augen auf" (Open your eyes) by Andre Fischer as the "EINE WELT (ONE WORLD) song". The EINE WELT (ONE WORLD) song provided the accompanying hymn to the German Federal President's seventh school contest on development policy. Ezekiel Nikiema won the Special Africa Prize with "Die Rampensau singt Eine Welt" (The stage hog sings one world).
Interview with Andre Fischer
The song by Andre Fischer "Augen auf" ("open your eyes") was chosen as the EINE WELT (ONE WORLD) song for 2015 and provided the accompanying hymn to the German Federal President's seventh school competition on development policy. In the interview, Andre explains how he learned about the song contest and what it was like to be the main winner of the song contest. The interview was conducted by Vite, the mascot for the seventh school competition.
for the school competition on development policy
Our song contest winners enjoyed their first big appearance in 2015 at the event launching seventh school competition on development policy. The song contestants performed their songs on stage with the band Elaiza, the patrons for the first competition. In the video, winners Simon and Dorin and others explain what their winning songs are about.
Opening song for 2015
The Kreuzberger Musikalische Aktion initiative (KMA), which is partnering the song contest, worked together with four artists to compose an opening song that inspired and enthused everyone. Renowned musicians joined together to sing the opening song "This world belongs to us!" ("Diese Welt gehört uns!"). Those taking part included Johnny Strange, rapper Cross Beatbox, rapper Fargo and the Brazilian singer, Odara Sol. Watch the video and gather ideas for YOUR song for ONE world!