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ANBC National Busking Championships

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The Australian National Busking Championships (ANBC) is now in it’s 6th year. For the first four years the ANBC has been held exclusively in Cooma NSW, the picturesque and historic capital of Australia’s Snowy Mountains.

The next stage now is to make this event a truly National Championship by holding ANBC Regional Busking Competitions in various regional towns around Australia. The winners from these regional events will be then invited to compete in the National Grand Final back in Cooma in November of each year.

On Saturday 27th October 2018 Gundagai Regional Enhancement Group will host a Regional Busking Competition at Gundagai.

Download the Gundagai Entry Form here: ENTRY FORM 2018

Calling All Buskers & Street Performers!Photo_Comp_036

Thousands of dollars in cash prizes will be up for grabs at the ANBC Gundagai Regional Finals. Gundagai is one of the regional towns that have joined the ever-growing network of ANBC busking competitions around Australia.

The Prizes:Photo_Comp_-_2nd

There are generous prizes for 3 age categories, Open (Adult), Secondary (High School Age) and Primary (Primary School Age). Plus lots of other awards such as Peoples Choice Award, Best Band, Country Music, Blues Music, Jazz Music, Classical Music, Folk, Indigenous, Community Based Music, Youth Encouragement, Most Innovative, and Ability Award (for buskers with a disability). Solos, Duos, Groups, Ensembles, Choirs are all welcome. There has even been a prize for non-musical Street Performance such as jugglers, magicians, and dancers.

The winners of each of the 3 age categories will qualify for the ANBC National Grand Final in Cooma.