2014 WCP Candidates

The Modern Rockstar Academy auditions band from underprivileged areas once a year, chooses 7 learners, and takes them to Sweden. Here they perform at the World Children’s Prize Giving Ceremony hosted by Her Majesty Queen Sylvia of Sweden at her castle in Mariefred. Here the queen present the prizes to the candidates. This video […]

Nelson Mandela’s pledge

The World’s Children’s Prize Foundation (WCP) is an organization based in Sweden that…
Shen Winberg, founder of The Modern Rockstar Academy (MRA), is the South African Cultural Youth Ambassador for the WCP. We audition learners in the townships of South Africa to participate in…
Nelson Mandela was honored in 2010 as a patron to the WCP. […]

Reach Out Programme details

We audition and select a group of child musicians from Khayelitsha to undergo training to perform at the World’s Children’s Prize Award ceremony in Sweden in October every year. Once there, they will meet HRM Queen Silvia, perform at an international press conference in the historic Stockholm City Hall and join in several workshops […]