Bill Withers Committee accepting creative works for Lovely Day Youth Art, Music, and Literature Contest

Beckley, WV (WOAY)- The Bill Withers Committee is seeking creative works from local youth inspired by Bill Withers’ songs for the Lovely Day Youth Art, Music, and Literature Contest. 

The contest’s purpose is to expose the young people in our area to the beauty of the music of our local legend, Bill Withers.  

The contest has two age categories: the first is for 1st-5th grade students, and the second is for 6th-12th grade students. 

There are three major categories: art, music, and literature.  

Within the art category, entries can be visual paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, or crafts.  

The music category will include songwriting, either instrumental or vocal.  

The literature category includes essays up to 1,000 words and poetry.

The contest is open to any young person in Raleigh County.

The winners will be announced before the Bill Withers Memorial Festival on July 6.

For further details about contest rules and to access the entry form, visit Beckley.Events.

Entries are due by May 24.

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