Entertainment of Wednesday, 6 January 2016
Applications for this year’s edition of OneBeat has been announced. Announcing the news in a post shared via Facebook by The US Embassy Ghana, musicians between 19 and 35 years were eligible to apply for this year’s edition of OneBeat.
But for the age restrictions, musicians from all backgrounds with or without formal musical training are encouraged to apply. OneBeat also welcomes music of all genres, including but not limited to: traditional/folk, hip hop, experimental, electronic, jazz, classical, sound design, beat-making, multimedia art, or any combination of these styles.
An initiative of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the groundbreaking New York-based music organization Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation, OneBeat is a music exchange and incubator for music-based social entrepreneurship, where innovative musicians from around the world launch collaborative projects designed to make a positive impact on local and global communities.
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