As in previous years, EXIT Festival and the Student’s Cultural Center of Novi Sad have started a competition that provides an opportunity for young musicians to perform on the leading festival stages on Petrovaradin Fortress from 5 to 9 July. During previous years, this competition attracted more than 6,000 performers, while just last year, from 1083 applied performers coming from 28 countries, the total of 44 performers were chosen! This year, EXIT opens its doors for best bands and artists from all over the world! Bands, DJs, and all other musicians can apply online today at Exitmusic.rs. The competition will stay open until Saturday, 25th March, the last day to fill out the applications and enter the competition.
All interested artists who wish to participate at the competition need to open an account, upload at least two tracks or DJ mixes via the streaming service SoundCloud, provide a short biography, artist photo, and include their respected genre into their application on Exitmusic.rs. All artists who already have accounts opened at this website, just need to click on the application for 2017, on their profile page.
The panel of selection judges will this year include renowned music journalist from Serbian national television, Branka Glavonjić, MTV Adria’s music editor and founder of “Lampshade Media” record label, Nikola Jovanović, co-founder of “Koncert godine”, Obrad Boba Škrbić, radio hosts Dušan Majkić, Alma Kovčić and Daško Milinović, music journalist Bojan Perić, the program editor of the Student Cultural Center Novi Sad, Igor “Zgro” Todorović. The judges’ panel will also include editor-in-chief of Nocturne Magazine, Marko Ristić, while the votes from the program production crew of Exit Festival will be cast by Milan Rakić and stage managers of the No Sleep Novi Sad, Radio AS FM, Urban Bug and Gaia eXperiment Trance Stage. The audience will also have a chance to participate, casting their vote by giving their support on Facebook, Twitter and SoundCloud, which may give their favorite artist a greater chance of performing on Exit.
The biggest number of artists will perform on the Future Shock Stage, while some will be given a chance to perform on stages such as Addiko Fusion Stage, Explosive, No Sleep Novi Sad, Urban Bug, Radio AS FM, Gaia eXperiment Trance Stage.