Laptops, Televisions and Smartphones For Grabs in UNESCO Jingles Video Contest.
Unesco Video Jingles Contest

Laptops, Televisions and Smartphones For Grabs in UNESCO Jingles Video Contest.


UNESCO Abuja Regional Office, in collaboration with StarTimes, is organizing a call for jingles/short videos against dis- and mis-information on COVID-19.

It is open to all the residents aged between 18 and 35 years in the region (Benin Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Togo) between May 10 and June 8, 2020.
We would like to have your participation with innovation and creativity.

How to participate

Steps for Participation
Step 1: Identify one piece of dis- and mis-information that your jingle would react on, e.g. “Coronavirus is only for the wealthy.” and “Drinking detergent can kill coronavirus.” (This website may be helpful:

Step 2: Make a one (1) minute or less of jingles in the format of audio or video pointing the dis- and mis-information and conveying correct information instead. (Some Youtube videos on “How to create a jingle?” may help make your jingle catchy.)

Step 3: Post your jingle on one of your social media handles (Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram), using hashtag #JinglesAgainstCovid19, #UnescoCallForJingles, and tagging at least three other friends to enter this call.

Deadline is 5 p.m. of June 8, 2020 (Abuja Time, GMT+1).


#StaySafe #Covid-19 #UNESCO #StarTimes


Important Basic Rules
*Participants are advised to carefully read and follow the entry guideline and rules, especially remember to post using designated hashtags #JinglesAgainstCovid19 and #UnescoCallForJingles;
*Entries can be English, French, Pidgin English and local languages (please indicate which local language the jingle is in the social media post);
*Entries from both individuals and collective groups are acceptable, but a collaborative group will be considered as one participant while reviewing and prizing;
Entries within the framework of this call certifies and warrants that his/her/their jingles does not violate the rights of a third party and/or any copyright.
*By submitting of their jingles, the participant authorize UNESCO to use their works for purpose of public information, including but not limited to publish the results of the call in the spoken, written, and/or electronic media – with the name of the creator(s) – and to exhibit or publish any of the submitted jingles anywhere in the world.

Evaluation Criteria
Compliance with guideline and rules of the call (10%)

Appropriate response to dis- and mis-information on COVID-19 (30%)

Being clear, catchy and memorable (40%)

Innovation and creativity (20%)

Social media interaction (the quantity of like, comment, & share) as of June 8 (extra 5%)

Prizes for Winners
No. 1: Laptop

No. 2: Television

No. 3: Smart Phone

No. 4-10: UNESCO T-shirt and series of book on Media and Information Literacy

By summiting of their jingles, the participants agree that the intellectual property of jingles is jointly owned by creators and UNESCO.

UNESCO reserves the right in their absolute discretion to disqualify any entry or participant, or to waive any rules in the event of circumstance arising outside its control which in their opinion, make it desirable to cancel the call at any stage. On all matters, UNESCO’s decision shall be final.

Contact Persons
Mr. Olushola Macaulay: sends e-mail)

Ms. Yachat Sandra Nuhu sends e-mail)

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  1. Michael

    I will love to win a phone please, June 10is my birthday

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