LMF 2022 DJ CONTEST – Win mainstage opening set and electronic music production scholarship!

Are you an aspiring DJ, and you like electronic music?

Would You like to perform on a stage that has hosted names like Marco Carola, Luciano, Claptone and many other great names? Here is a lifetime opportunity for you!

LMF Festival, Playbox and UNITED POP are giving you a unique opportunity to perform on Zagreb’s biggest outdoor electronic festival alongside the world’s most renowned DJ’s as well as a scholarship for a bachelors degree in Electronic Music Production at UNITED POP – Academy of Music, Media and Arts worth 15.000€.



March 22 – April 22, 2022

Upload your mix to your Mixcloud and engage your social skills to get as much social engagement on your mix as you can (Likes, Listens, Comments). In Phase 1, we value social engagement (30%) and quality (70%) and we pick 20 mixes for semifinals – Phase 2.


April 23 – May 1, 2022

Out of the 20 selected, our judges will listen, discuss and pick the 3 finalists based on their mixing skills, music selection and creativity. Finalists will be contacted directly and announced on our social media.


June 3 – June 5, 2022

Finalists perform on LMF Mainstage! Each finalist gets to open the mainstage one day of the festival. Our judges will be there and listening! Get your game on because after the festival, the best of the three finalists will become a student in Electronic Music Production at UNITED POP Academy!



Record and upload a 60 minute mix on your Mixcloud, set the following image as mix artwork/cover USE THIS ARTWORK COVER

02. NAME & TAG

Name your mix “DJ Name – LMF 2022 Contest”. Add a secondary tag “LMF2022“ so we can find and repost your mix (very important!)


That’s it! We will contact you if you”ve made it to phase 2. Good luck!


There will be twenty (20) semifinalists and three (3) finalists

For Phase 2, we will select 20 semifinalists from Phase 1 based on the aggregated number of engagements (30%) and mix quality (70%)

Agregated engagements includes likes, comments and listenings on your applied DJ mix

Each finalist will be awarded a mainstage opening slot on one day of the festival

Contest is open to all participants from Europe

One (1) entry per participant

We are evaluating mixing skills, music selection and creativity

Submissions are expected to adapt to a mainstage warmup/opening style DJ set

Music styles/genres should be compatible to the festival lineup

Uploaded mixes should: be no longer than 60 min, contain a tracklist, have a short info/bio about the artist submitting the mix

When submitting a mix, be sure to include “LMF2022” tag so we can find it and listen (very important!)

All finalists will have all expenses paid (accomodation + flight tickets) for the duration of the festival and two full festival tickets for you and a friend

Winner will receive full scholarship for “Electronic Music Production” Bachelors degree at UNITED POP – Academy of Music, Media and Arts

Winner will be announced and contacted in the week after the festival

LMF DJ Contest judges will be announced soon.

BA(Hons) Electronic Music Production details