Irie FM and Tarrus Riley Freedom writer competition

by DRW
(Jamaica)

Tarrus Riley

Tarrus Riley

International reggae artiste Tarrus Riley has once again joined forces with radio station Irie FM to present the Tarrus Riley-Irie FM Freedom Writer competition.


The competition seeks to unearth the creativity of teenagers and their knowledge of black history.

In a release to the media, Riley said feedback and response from the competition last year were overwhelming, hence the decision to make it an annual one.

"Last year, (2011) we had the competition and we got a lot of entries and most were quite impressive. We want to use this competition to create awareness about black history," Riley explained.

The competition is open to students between the ages of 12 and 17 years old. They are required to write a poem or essay of no more than 200 words and explain why black history is important and relevant to them.

Entries must be creative, original, and dynamic and can be emailed to trileyfreedomwriter@iriefm.net. Entries can also be dropped off at Irie FM's Kingston or Ocho Rios offices.

The deadline for entries is February 29.

First prize is an ipad and second prize is a book voucher valued at $20,000. There will also be consolation prizes.

READ MORE ABOUT IRIE FM


READ MORE ABOUT TARRUS RILEY

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Comments.

Custom Search

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Recent Articles

  1. Skip Marley Is The First Marley To Score A Billboard Top 10 Single

    Feb 23, 17 10:10 PM

    Bob Marley’s grandson Skip Marley is the first singer from the musical family to score a top ten single on Billboard Hot 100. The young reggae singers

    Read More

  2. Tilibop - Between Us Prod. by Free Worll Ent.

    Feb 23, 17 09:33 PM

    World Blast Premier Tilibop - Between Us Prod. by Free Worll Ent. Artiste Name : Tilibop Song Title : Between Us Producer : Free Worll Ent. DOWNLOAD LINK

    Read More

  3. Saab Livin A Lie Official Single

    Feb 23, 17 09:24 PM

    Check out this brand new single from upcoming artiste Sabb titled 'Livin A Lie'. The single is produced by Lapa Leng Records. Stream below...

    Read More

  4. Former Miss World Wants Vybz Kartel's Music banned From Airwaves

    Feb 23, 17 07:10 PM

    Lisa Hanna has a bone to pick with Vybz Kartel and is calling for the deejay’s music to be banned from the Jamaican airwaves, radios in particular. Hanna,

    Read More

  5. MOUNTAIN VIEW RIDDIM

    Feb 23, 17 06:52 PM

    MOUNTAIN VIEW RIDDIM 01. George Nooks - Love TKO.mp3 02. Chyna Nicole - Hello.mp3 03. Jahvante Campbell - I Love You.mp3 04. Kenisha -Hello.mp3 05.

    Read More






NEWS NEWS NEWS