As part of the fourth edition of IndiXChange2015, a music-writing workshop is being held in Chennai. The 3-day workshop on Music Journalism will be conducted by London-based world music critic Simon Broughton (Songlines UK, The London Evening Standard). It is designed to offer Indian journalists fresh perspectives and practical skills in music journalism, the workshop involves a series of eye-opening seminars and practical training. Among the partcipating artists at this workshop: Howie B, musician and producer will also be performing and interacting with the participants.
At the end of the 3-day workshop, the best piece will be published in Songlines Magazine, UK.
Dates: 27- 29 Nov
Timing: 9 am - 9 pm
Venue: Taj Connemara, Chennai
Details of the course
Participants will be aksed to write reviews, news stories and interviews. These will be submitted each day to a closed website and reviewed in the workshop sessions. We’ll learn how to avoid the pitfalls and make the writing interesting, entertaining and informed. Whether you are writing for print, for PR, for a blog or simply for fun, come and hone your skills.
The best review will be published in Songlines Magazine.
Who can apply?
- The program is aimed at journalists and aspiring writers looking to hone their skills.
- Participants must be available during the three days of IndiEarth XChange 2015 - November 27th – 29th in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
How to apply?
1. Participants must already have a 3-day XChange pass (available for purchase here)
2. Click on the button at the bottom of the page - the workshop registration fee is Rs. 500 (per person)
2. After you make the payment, you will be redirected to an Online Submission Form
3. Fill in the form, and submit it!
1. Read the Submission Rules & Regulations carefully and ensure that you comply with all the requirements
2. No registrations will be considered beyond the deadline date of 26 November, 2015