Not in Our Lifetime Concert Give-away
Jul24

Not in Our Lifetime Concert Give-away

Get your party gear on, take back the city and officially make your pledge to the “Not in Our Lifetime” pro-African initiative taking place in Newtown Park next . It’s all about bringing musicians together from across Africa to mobilise citizens to continue to make a difference in our communities and to encourage the positivity we all share about our glorious continent. It’s chipile at R50 but leave your shisanyama’s at home as there will be stalls providing everything you need… We have two double pairs of tickets to give away, simply email editor@represent.co.za with your name, ID number, contact number and email address, and answer the question: Name two of the presenters of the ‘Not in our lifetime Concert’ to be held in Newtown on 3 August. Send your entries before the 31st July and remember. Read all about it below… All in one day for “Not In Our Lifetime” concert – tickets now on sale! MTN SA is proud to announce that it is to sponsor the “Not in Our Lifetime” concert to be held at Newtown Park in Johannesburg on Sunday 3 August 2008. The concert is the second phase of an awareness, educational and fund-raising initiative that was launched on 9 July. ‘Not In Our Lifetime” , which is driven by music, is aimed at spreading a positive message about South Africa and the African Continent. MTN SA is the founding Corporate partner of the initiative. Says Pieter Verkade, Chief Marketing Officer for MTN SA: “MTN has come a long way since its inception and is today the biggest mobile telecoms provider on the African continent. We recently launched our 2010 FIFA World Cup™ campaign, One Spirit One Africa, so we are very happy to celebrate this great continent through one of its strongest roots and one of our passions, music.” The concert line up includes Lungelo, Teargas, MXO, Slikour, Necessary Noize (Kenya), Danny K, DJ Sbu, Kwela Tebza, Tuks, Tic Tac (Ghana), KB, Kalibrados (Angola), Pro Kid, HHP and DJ Cleo. MC’s for the event includes Thomas from Metro FM, Lee from Yfm and Shugasmakx. The concert is about bringing artists from across Africa together to share one stage and unite in pledging their support to changing the world around us. It will take place at Newtown Park (adjacent to The Bassline ) in Newtown. Tickets, priced at an affordable R50 each are only available through Computicket. All proceeds from ticket sales will go towards the “Not In Our Lifetime” initiative. Gates open early from 9am until 6pm for a full day line up of incredible artists who support the initiative. Refreshments and food...

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Japan Calling. Arty Southern Africans take note.
Jul17

Japan Calling. Arty Southern Africans take note.

Representah’s all know how obsessed we are with Japan… we tell you again, what ever you do, get there. Anyway, one of our favourite creative arts Japanese magazines, SHIFT, has asked us to share some of their current ‘Call to Entries’ for a bunch of Japanese-based competitions including digital film, art, t-shirt design and calender design. They really really want Southern Africans to represent, offering up prizes worth R200k (never mind the air tickets to get to go to Japan!) so make sure you get amongst and check out the deadlines. Read all about it below: – UT GRAND PRIX 2009 – AMUSE ARTJAM 2008 – 12TH JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL – DOTMOV FESTIVAL 2008 – SHIFT 2009 CALENDAR COMPETITIONUT GRAND PRIX 2009 UNIQLO’s annual T-shirt design competition since 2004, the 5th “UT Grand Prix” will call for entries from July 15th. UNIQLO has actively developed its global expansion as a casual wear brand from Japan, opening flagship stores in New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Korea and China, and also shown the global promotion campaigns that world people can participate such as UNIQLOCK and UT LOOP! Based on the concept of “T-shirt Design Olympics”, UT Grand Prix calls for T-shirt designs from young & upcoming creators from all over the world. Works will be chosen from more than 10,000 submissions in the first and second phases of judgment, & these will be shown on the web. In the final stage, 20 designs will be selected by presiding guest judges, & these designs will then be sold as UT (UNIQLO T-shirt) at UNIQLO stores. Cash & other prizes will be also presented to the winner(s). The Grand Prix (top) prize is 3 million JPY (or equivalent in local currency at current rates). Submission Period: July 15th – September 21st, 2008. More info here. AMUSE ARTJAM 2008 AMUSE ARTJAM, a new art competition by a Japanese agency for all-round entertainment “AMUSE”, will open calling for entries from August 1st. This is a competition that has counted more than 5000 submissions and total 70000 visitors in the past 6 events, gathering attentions as a gateway for young artists to success. This year as a new project, they will open a new gallery for contemporary art called “ArtJamContemporary” in the art complex building “NADiff A/P/A/R/T” in Ebisu, Tokyo. The participants of ARTJAM will be mainly featured in the gallery and sent to the world. Anyone can participate in this competition regardless of genders, nations, ages, educations, professionals or amateurs, and genres. However, the competition winners need to participate in the award ceremony, which will be held in The Museum Of Kyoto on...

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MOVE FAST for your chance Muso’s
Jun27

MOVE FAST for your chance Muso’s

If you live in KZN, Western Cape, Eastern Cape or Mpumalanga, you’ve still got a chance to enter your band into the Durex Ultimate Battle of the bands competition that’s cruising the country in July and August. Sorry for you Jozi peeps… the auteng and Free State shows are full! But it looks like more venues MAY be added – hold thumbs. Move fast to guarantee your place. Let’s hope that the radio stations pick up on the winners in each region and we push ALL SA music up to where it belongs! See the flyer and below for more. We’ve received such an overwhelming response to The Durex Ultimate Battle Call for Bands; that we are being forced to add even more shows to the list hosted in the Gauteng Province. (More details to be announced shortly for JHB and PTA) There are still a few slots available around SA (outside of JHB and PTA and Bloem) for bands to compete in this amazing contest! Wed 2 July – Stones Edenvale. – FULL Come support Downward Spiral, Iberah, Killing Pablo and Only Forever. Get there by 19h00. Thur 3 July – back2basix, Westdene. – FULL Come Support Empery, Facing the Gallows, Fear of Falling and Solace. Get there by 19h00. Fri 4 July – Black Dahlia, Boksburg. – FULL Come support GlassBeadGame, Kudegra, United Against You, Unseen Hero and Wake To Wonder. Get there by 19h00. Sat 5 July – Foundry Fly Lounge, Swartkoppies PTA – FULL. Come support Better Off Blind, Elaborate Station, Leef, Neontetra, and Silent Siren. Get there by 19h00. Wed 9 July – Stones, Centurion – FULL. Come support 7stukkesilwer, Elivery, Rhutz and Scenery. Get there by 19h00. Thurs 10 July – Roxy Rhythm Bar, Melville – FULL Come support Earl Grey and Croquet, Same Old Story, Straw and TV iv Dogs. Get there by 19h00. Thursday 17 July – Roxy Rhythm Bar, Melville – FULL Come support Fire Like You, Outside The New, Red Letter Sunday and Six Points From Safety, My Untold Legacy. Get there by 19h00. Friday 18 July – Maloney’s Hatfield. – FULL Come support: Alarmhouse, Symphalt, Lyst and Shades of Faith. Get there by 19h00. Sat 6 Sept – Die Mystic Boer, Bloemfontein – FULL Come support All Will Fall, Enakskind, Nuverus, Papercut, Unforbidden and Vulcan Nerve Pinch. Get there by 19h00. WESTERN CAPE / EASTERN CAPE/KZN/MPUMALANGA Friday 11 July – Cliffy’s Pietermartizburg (3 more spaces) Saturday 12 July – Willowvale Hotel, Durban (2 spaces available) Friday 18 July – Tin Cups, Witbank. (4 spaces available) Sat 19 July – Blue Moon, Nelspruit (3 spaces available) Wed 23 July...

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Is your green idea worth R5,859,055.53?
May30

Is your green idea worth R5,859,055.53?

Have you got an inspired idea for a greenhouse-gas-reducing product or service? Are you interested in using your creativity to help with the current global crises? Enter the PICNIC Green Challenge and win over R5 million to develope your bright idea… and you get to meet Richard Branson.  It’s a global crisis and a global competition, so scientists, engineers, superminds, enter! “The world must embrace a new, greener lifestyle. One bright idea can make a big difference. To encourage and aid the invention of great new green products and services, the Dutch Postcode Lottery and PICNIC present the PICNIC Green Challenge 2008.” We call on you to dream up a greenhouse-gas-reducing product or service. Send us your idea by 31 July. Watch the competition video below for more information....

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Win Tickets to the Hip Hop Love Movement
Mar20

Win Tickets to the Hip Hop Love Movement

Sounds like this party is going to blow up – so make sure you get there – we love the way it flows – starting in one place and ending elsewhere. It’s going down on Friday the 28 March 2008 in Jozi… and we’ve hooked some luck Represent readers up: You can Win a pair of VIP tickets (that include dinner) to the Hip Hop Love Movement Evening – or you can win tickets and CD’s to the afterpartay at Black Orchid in NorthRiding. In fact we have three prizes to give away – all you have to do is answer the following two questions and send your name, ID number and contact details to editor@represent.co.za 1. Where exactly is the Hip Hop Love Movement Evening (and dinner) being held? 2. Name two performers at the “I am Legend” afterpartay CLUE: Click on the flyers 😉 PPS: Usual rules apply. No negotiations will be entered into, the judges decision is final. Cut off date is the 25th...

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