Competitions

Kurds got talent? Yes they do! Each year an impressive number of Kurdish youth showcase their diverse talents to a live audience and a panel of judges. Contestants receive audience votes and the top three receive notable awards. Previous attendees have competed in categories such as: visual arts and mixed media, film and video, poetry and spoken word, singing and musical performances.

Kurds Got Talent

The Kurdish Youth Festival invites Kurdish youth around the world to participate in the Kurds Got Talent competition. KGT seeks to showcase the unique, diverse and amazing talents of our youth. Prizes will be awarded to the top three performers. The only condition to participate in this competition is to have a special talent! First place winner receives a round-trip flight to Kurdistan! Deadline is December 15, 2014!

The application is closed. Good luck to those who applied!

Film Competition

Throughout the history of the festival we have had many impressive film submissions! Submit your short film for a chance to win $500.00!

Please keep in mind:

  1. Film must be no longer than 15 minutes.
  2. Deadline for submission is December 15, 2014.
  3. Must have English subtitles

The application is closed. Good luck to those who applied!


Art Auction

We started an art auction in 2011, we loved it so much we decided we needed to continue! You can submit only two pieces with a starting bid of either $50.00 or $150.00. Deadline is December 15, 2014!

The application is closed. Good luck to those who applied!