Music Quest

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As part of its Empowerment Programme, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ invites emerging young artists and bands who would like to break into the music scene to join Music Quest. This project is intended for young artists aged 13-30.

Artists and bands who apply for this project can benefit from free music management coaching, live exposure and a prize of up to a maximum of Eur 1000 for a professional production of their song including a photo session.

Music Quest runs in 2 phases:



Phase 1 is open to young artists who are aspiring to get into the music scene.This phase includes mentorship, guidance workshops and one-to-one sessions depending on the needs of the young artist. The aim of these sessions is to encourage the young artists to proceed to Phase 2.

Participants are mentored for songwriting, recording, techniques for stage and social media presence. During this phase artists will be supported by a youth worker who has a wealth of experience in the music field.

MQ Phase 2 – Submission of an original demo song

Phase 2 is open to all young artists who are trying to upgrade their music portfolio. Demo songs are submitted on CD and sent to Aġenzija Żgħażagħ St. Joseph High Road, Santa Venera SVR 1012. The best entries will benefit from:

1. live exposure during national festivals around Malta

2. financial assistance up to a maximum of Eur 1000 to cover the production of a professional song including a photo session for the winning artist or band.

Participants can go directly in Phase 2 by submitting a demo song. The winning song is announced within a month from closing date of submissions. 

Application forms can be downloaded by clicking on the Phase titles. If you have any questions about this initiative and would like further information, please contact Aġenzija Żgħażagħ on 22586700 or