Compete in Young Lions Indonesia 2016 and Represent the Country at Cannes in June! [Updated]

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The road to Cannes Lions 2016 is now open and young creative professionals working in communications agencies are encouraged to apply to participate in the Young Lions competition to represent Indonesia.

[Post updated with a new closing date]

The Young Lions competition is a great opportunity for industry cubs to experience the global creative scene and expand their network in and knowledge of the advertising and communications landscape.

The 2015 winning team from Indonesia was from TBWA, which consisted of group strategic planner Denny Eko Prasetyo and content strategist and copywriter Satria Partala Pamungkas, to represent the country at the global event in Cannes in June.

In 2014, the SOHO Square pair of Aidil Akbar Latief and Finy Santeria emerged as the winning team for the domestic competition while in 2013 it was the team from Hakuhodo, strategic planner Aleima Sharuna and Art Director Rizky Muhammad, that won.

Aspiring participants for Young Lions competition 2016 must be 30 years or younger at the time of competition and not have won any of the Young Lions, Young Spikes, or Daun Muda awards before.

Other conditions for participation include having a valid passport until at least January 2017, fluent in English, receive a formal permission from their agency and paying the participation fee of Rp 2 million per team of two people or Rp 1 million per participant. Freelancers are most welcomed to participate as well.

Each participant to Young Lions 2016 must register at and send a scanned valid passport, NPWP, KTP/SIM, letter of approval from company, and transfer receipt to Any question or query regarding the competition may be addressed to the Young Lions Gmail address or on Twitter @canneslions_ina. If the website is inaccessible, you can send your details to the email address.

Registration closes on 22 30 April 2016 and participants must attend the event briefing on 23 April from 9:00 in the morning. You have five days including today until the 30th to register, so be quick!

The Young Lions Indonesia competition is supported by P3I DKI Jaya, Cannes Lions, and Institut Fran├žais Indonesia.

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