Dancity Festival DJ Competition

 

How to enter

Dancity Nights is the series of renowned off-season events by Dancity Festival, which take place in the city of Foligno, Italy, and Serendipity club, one of the best clubs of the Italian scene. Since 2007, Dancity Nights hosts top international artists and young talents of the electronic culture scene for DJ sets and live performances, along with the Dancity resident DJs. To name a few of our guests:

JEFF MILLS
MATTHEW HERBERT
JAMES HOLDEN
LUKE ABBOTT
LAUREL HALO
NATHAN FAKE
SCUBA
GOLD PANDA
STEFFI
COM TRUISE
REDSHAPE
CARIBOU
FALTY DL
MARK E
BEN FROST
PROSUMER and many more.

For your chance to be part of next season’s Dancity Nights performers, create a mix no longer than 60 minutes using vinyl records only (exception – your own self-produced tracks on other mediums), and follow the instructions below.

  • Upload a mix on Mixcloud, 60 minutes maximum, following your musical taste.
  • Mix must be vinyl only, except for self-produced tracks if included.
  • Title the Mix “Dancity Festival 2014 DJ competition – Your DJ Name”
  • Tag the mix: “Dancity Festival 2014 DJ competition“. If you fail to tag the mix correctly, your entry may be missed.
  • Write a short biography (150 Words Max)
  • Add tracklist.
  • Use the competition cover-art provided here.
  • No age limit applies. For minors, please include a parent/legal guardian permission form to enter the competition.

Instructions and regulations in Italian here.

Territories

Europe

Prizes

  • DJ set at Dancity Nights event during the 2014-2015 season – including travel, room and board expenses to Foligno, Italy, from a chosen location in Europe, for the Dancity Nights event. The date of the event will be concurred with the winner. (To view past events, click here)
  • VIP pass for Dancity Festival 2014, June 26-27-28, Foligno Line-up: Bambounou, Ben Ufo, Caribou, DVS1, Felix Kubin, Flying Lotus, Helena Hauff, James Pants, Jessy Lanza, Marco Shuttle, Murcof & Vanessa Wagner, Neneh Cherry w/ RocketNumberNine, Omar Souleyman, Pangaea, Pearson Sound, Petar Dundov, S/V/N Showcase, Theo Parrish live band, and many more. (Tickets on sale here.)
  • The winner will also receive a Novation Launchpad Mini by Midiware.

 

Judging

  • The top 10 Mixcloud “favourites” will be shortlisted.
  • A panel made up of music critics and the top event organisers all around Italy will review the selections and choose one winner.
    • Davide Amici, artistic direction assistant, Club2Club festival
    • Francesco Bartolucci “Franco B”, Dancity and Serendipity club resident DJ
    • Claudio Fagnani, communications manager, Elita Festival
    • Marco Unzip, RoBOt Festival
  • Quality, originality and technical skills will be considered, among other aspects.

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