The Borneo Jazz Festival is proud to present its 2nd Edition Talent Search with an all-new category for DJ’s. With the same aim to provide a unique opportunity to young and emerging artists from the Borneon region to perform and gain attention from music lovers alike. The talent search will run prior to the festival and selected finalists will get to perform and compete at the Borneo Jazz Festival, and stand a chance to win a total prize giveaway of RM11,000.
Best Solo: RM 2,000
Best Duo: RM 3,000
There are many types of DJ’s, but what does it take to stand out? It’s not just about matching beats or clever transitions, it’s learning to match expressions with the desires of an audience. Finalists will get a chance to experience a masterclass with a renowned international DJ.
For a chance to have a masterclass with an international DJ:
Criteria for DJ Submission:
Grand Winner: RM 3,000
1st Runner: RM 1,500
2nd Runner: RM 1,000
Best Original Composition: RM 1,000
Every band needs a unique identity and the ability to create not just imitate. There is a level of ensemble technique that really elevates a band to be beyond average and they should be able to take audiences on a ride by dictating the mood with their sets and utilise great segues along with medleys.
Criteria for Band Submission: