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Australian National Busking Championships 2019 – Cooma Regional & National Grand Final

Saturday 16 November


The Australian National Busking Championships™ is an Australia-wide network of busking festivals. The ANBC celebrates the rich diversity of Australian Music & Street Performance Culture.

Cooma NSW 2019:

On Saturday 16 November, ANBC Inc. will be conducting the 2019 Cooma Regional Busking Championships & the ANBC National Grand Final. This will be the culmination of the Australian National Busking Championships™ for 2019.

The Cooma Regional Busking Championships will be open to all. However, competitors who wish to to be the the ANBC National Grand Final will have to earn a place by either the high standard of their performances on the day in Cooma or by qualifying by winning First Place in an Age Category in the other Regional Busking Championships that have been held around Australia during 2019.

The Prizes – Thousands of Dollars in Cash on offer:

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 poets, mime, jugglers, magicians and dancers.

Laura Luscombe performing at the 2019 ANBC Stanthorpe Regional Busking Championships

Regional Busking Championships for 2019:

Duxie Franklin performing at the 2019 ANBC Kilmore Busking Championships.
(Photo Chris Cobern)