Fair Play 2011 winners
Apr, 01, 2011 - Sarah Nardone
We are proud to present this year's winning artists.
113 artists from more than 30 countries submitted anti-corruption music videos to this year's competition.
Over 25,000 people from all over the world came to hear them, and show their support online.
Now, the 3 winners are headed to Nairobi - catch them LIVE & DIRECT, 29 APR 2011 at the Sarakasi Dome.
Kafulu Xenson (Uganda) is a rapper, poet, graffiti artist and cultural activist with a five-piece band. He has been involved in the Ugandan hip-hop community since 2003, and is a co-founder of the Uganda hip-hop foundation, which empowers youth through hip-hop music and culture.
Young Life (Vanuatu) is an urban reggae band from the shantytowns of Port Vila. Young Life is a youth band which aims to send the message to the youth of Vanuatu of goodwill and peace and aims to encourage the future leaders of Melanesia to be strong and true to the wishes of the people.
De Bruces A Mí (Colombia) is an independent reggae band founded in 1999 and based in Medellín. They have released 3 albums - a self titled debut album, 'Real' (2006) and 'El Poder de tu Alma' (2008) and performed on Colombia's main stages.
And the winner of the public vote award is… Teddy and Tenny (Bulgaria) with 3540 votes! This Bulgarian/Nigerian duo has been performing together since 2008. They have earned an international reputation as semi-finalists of the 2009 Bulgarian Eurovision contest, finalists of the EU 'Music Against Poverty' competition and for their video 'Corruption' which ranked in the Top 20 on MTV Africa in August 2010.
Big thanks to everyone who participated - let's stay united.blog comments powered by Disqus