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ZirZamin, an alternative Iranian music magazine, will be hosting a contest called "Make Yourself Heard." Contestants from all over the world are invited to submit their work according to these guidelines
. Submissions are welcome in both English or Persian. The winner will receive $2,500 worth of studio time and the runner up will get paid mastering services with Universal Studios.
Shahin Najafi, Mohsen Namjoo, and Arash Sobhani of Kiosk are among the artists who will be judging the contest. The deadline for submissions is October 1, 2010. The winners are expected to be announced on November 6, 2010. -- Arash Karami