Ladies and gentlemen!
We are proud to announce to you... the winners of Fair Play 2016

After receiving submissions from activist musicians from all around the world, we have selected the winners of FAIR PLAY Anti-Corruption Youth Voices 2016. This edition the international jury has decided to select not one, but three winners!

The three bands are now on their way to Panama where they will perform and participate at the 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference that will run from the 1st to the 4th of December, making their voices heard at the most important anti-corruption event in the world.

They will perform on Friday the 2nd of December at the Plaza Catedral (Casco Antiguo) in the old town of Panama. The concert starts at 20:30 sharp! Oh, and did we mention that we have a special performance from Fair Play Ambassador Badiaa Bouhrizi!

So, without further ado, here are this year's winners.


NASSEMAN | Liberia

"Bonkey" is a term in Liberian pidgin English for a corrupt individual. The music video vividly shows the pain that society collectively feels as a result of corruption and is a call to action for reform and transparency at all levels.
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BarbaRoots is a music group of the alternative Tunisian scene. They propose a fusion of styles such as reggae, dub, gnawa and Magreb folklore.
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MC PATO. EC | Ecuador

MC PATO. EC is a musical project aiming at expressing personal and social experiences. The winning song explains how to make good music without money and without losing your essence.
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JMI and Transparency International proudly announce the relaunch of FAIR PLAY Anti-Corruption Youth Voices, in conjunction with the 17th IACC in Panama, which is to be held from the 1st to the 4th of December 2016.

FAIR PLAY Anti-Corruption Youth Voices is a global competition for original songs by young bands (18-35 years) on the theme of anti-corruption. Through the competition, bands raise awareness within their communities whilst contributing to the global call for accountability

Over the past 5 years FAIR PLAY has fostered an international movement of socially conscious artists and citizens worldwide, highlighting the role of youth and music in combating and preventing corruption.

Artists and bands are invited to submit their videos from 25th September to 25th October 2016. Participants who submitted their videos for the 2014 Tunis edition will be automatically taken in consideration for the 2016 competition. The Tunisian edition of FAIR PLAY was postponed due to conflicting dates between the IACC and the Tunisian elections.

The prize:

An international jury will select one winning band/artist, who will win a trip to Panama to perform and participate in the 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference in December 2016. Making their voices heard at the most important anti-corruption event in the world.

The winner of FAIR PLAY will be announced on the Fair Play website early November 2016.
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Fair Play: Anti-Corruption Youth Voices would like to announce that due to the postponement of the International AntiCorruption Conference (IACC), Fair Play will reflectively be extending its deadline to the 1st of December at 17:00 CET.

Entries already submitted by artists thus far will be carried over to the next round of the competition, which will be relaunched on Monday 18 August 2015. We look forward to reignite the fight against corruption and look forward to receive your entires.

Below you have an extract from the official IACC press release, we will share the new dates of the event as soon as they are known.

The International Anti-Corruption Conference Council and Transparency International announced last week that the 16th edition of the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) planned for 21-24 October 2014, in Tunis, Tunisia has been postponed by the request of the Tunisian government due to recently announced parliamentary elections to be held on 26 October.

The date of the parliamentary elections was not fixed when the Tunisian government accepted to host the event and set the IACC dates. The interim government has now concluded that the elections would put a greater burden on the security services in the run up to the election and that a postponement of the 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference would be in the best interests of all concerned.

The International Anti-Corruption Conference Council met on Friday 25 July to discuss the situation and accepted the proposal of the Tunisian government to postpone the conference for security reasons. New dates, which will not be in 2014, and new venue if so needed will be announced as soon as possible.

Read the full official press release from the IACC 16th IACC website here
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Fair Play winners Youssra El Hawary (Egypt) and Dr. Sley & Da Green Soljas (Cameroon) have both been nominated for the upcoming Honesty Oscars, a parallel initiative to the Academy Awards where instead of celebrating the best films, actors and behind-the-scenes players in Hollywood - celebrates incredible videos, infographics and songs that help fight global corruption through creativity and innovation.

The Honesty Oscars 2014 is a campaign by ONE together with Accountability Lab and is a week-long event to honor groundbreaking the people and creatives that make our world more transparent and hold our governments and corporations more accountable.

You have until the 2nd of March to Vote for Fair Play’s winners in the category of Best Activist Anthem via this link:

Please help us spread the word via Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #HonestyOscar.
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Today's the International Anti-Corruption Day and we celebrate by looking back at what we achieved so far and looking forward to 2014 when Fair Play - Anti-Corruption Youth Voices will be again on the look for your music videos with a message against corruption!

Between 2010 and 2013, over 200 music videos coming from 50 countries were submitted in the competition.

Fair Play has even won a European Youth Award in 2012 for "Best e-Content application" in the category Create your Culture!

Big thanks to everyone involved - let's stay united.

Keep an eye on the website in 2014 and get your videos ready, we'll be announcing more information about the competition soon!

In the meantime, get some inspiration from the previous Fair Play winners.

Youssra El Hawary (Egypt)
El Soor (The Wall)

SIMPONI (Indonesia)
Vonis (Verdict)

S3 (DR Congo)

Public Vote Award
Dr. Sley & Da Green Soljas (Cameroon)
Down by the Riverside

Kafulu Xenson (Uganda)
King of Peasant

Young Life (Vanuatu)
Give us Equal Rights

De Bruces A Mí (Colombia)
Soy Una Roca

Public Vote Award
Teddy and Tenny (Bulgaria)
Stop Corruption

Mafilika (Malawi)
Let's Stop Corruption

Katya Emmanuel (DR Congo)
How long...

I-Voice (Lebanon)
3am badafe3 (I’m defending)
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1 winning band will perform in Panama!