Music Against Child Labour Competition

The Music Against Child Labour Competition is now open and calling on the world’s musicians to create songs that inspire action!

It’s time to join the global fight against child labour.

What is it?

The Music Against Child Labour Competition is inviting all musicians, both professional and amateur, to submit a song on the theme of child labour, specially in the cotton, textile and garment sector.

Submissions from musicians of all formations are welcome! Participating in the competition is an opportunity to raise awareness about child labour and the importance of music and creativity in the lives of children. Contributions from different genres are equally valued – soul or song, highlife or hip-hop, folk, jazz, rock or tango, classical music of every tradition and every type of music besides!

Who can enter?

Musicians of all formations, both professional and amateur, of any age, from Burkina Faso, Mali, Pakistan or Peru.


  • 500€ cash prizes for one selected video from Pakistan
  • Qualify for an all expense covered music video of your song
  • A live video recording of your song to be-streamed at the CLEAR Cotton Project events and other occasions.

Understand child labour and Clear Cotton project here. 

Music Against Child Labour is an international project. a joint initiative of International Labour Organisation – United Nations (UN), JM International and European Union.

In Pakistan, this initiative is run by The Little Art in partnership with rearts and Alhamra – Lahore Arts Council.

What do you need to enter?
  • An original song

That inspires action on the theme of child labour

  • An audio recording
  • Lyrics

You can sing in any language but a translation will be required since the competition is International

How to submit?

Deadline: 04 April, 2021

Fill in this form with your information and we will share forward steps with you.

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