On 19 November, Cloud Cafe has won the Amsterdam Pop Prize. In a packed Melkweg, the band of CvA alumni competed against Max Hell, Sachee (CvA), Panda Noir, ALOYSE (CvA) and Liam Pek (CvA). Wiith four bands in the final, the Conservatorium van Amsterdam Pop Department was well represented!
The Amsterdam Pop Prize is a band competition for Amsterdam bands of all styles. In the twenty-four years of its existence, the Pop Prize has become an institution, proving to be a springboard to a successful career for many participants. Previous winners of the Amsterdam Pop Prize who studied at the CvA Pop Department were WIES, TAPE TOY, Jagd, Sarah-Jane, The Great Communicators and Yori Swart.