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Song writing competition for UK schools, colleges & universities

29th April 2015

A free competition for students to write songs for Fidel the musical about Fidel Castro and the Cuban revolution is now launched and they already have schools, colleges and universities signing up. You can hear an 7 minute radio interview about the project on

This is an exciting and educational competition for the summer and/or autumn term open to UK schools, colleges and universities.   The University of Southampton invites students to compose and submit their own songs for Fidel – a musical This is especially relevant to music students, but also to students studying English, history, politics, international relations or Spanish who can contribute lyrics.

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