Music & AI Hackathon

14.06 - 15.06.2025 in Nara, Japan 🇯🇵

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World Expo 2025 🇦🇹 🇯🇵Music & AI Hackathon 2025

Join the excitement next year and show us your Music and AI Hacking skills. The event is a 24hs Hackathon focusing on the future of Music. We will go to a historic temple in the city of Nara, close to Osaka, Japan. The challenges focus on music and AI.

This initiative is organized by

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24hs, one competition, lots of prizesCome by and challenge yourself

The international hackathon at the world expo 2025. One competition with many challenges (🤫 still secret) to compete in with a team. Many additional prizes can independently be won.

Challenge #1


Challenge #2


Challenge #3


Challenge #4


📈 Music Visualisation Prize

Prize for the best display of data while solving a challenge.

📡 Technical Excellence

A team that has done something extraordinary with technology.

🤲 Open Source & Data

The prize for the best looking open source repository created for solving a project.

🗽 Against the Odds Prize

The best performing team in a challenge that isn't popular.

🐝 Audience Darling

Audience vote for the best team.

Partners & SponsorsWe are excited to host you!

This event is a collaborative project and a developer centric event made possible by our partners and sponsors.

Main Partners

Community Partners

Participants.You are welcome!

Participants are students, employees, freelancers, experimenters. Different perspectives help creating new ideas. We are an inclusive event welcoming all cultures, genders, ages and backgrounds. Participation is free and open to everyone – registration & confirmation necessary.


Programmers & Data people

Marketing & Visual people

Team Players

Hands on Girls&Guys&Inbetween

Makers & Creatives

Location & ExperienceGyokuzoin Temple, Nara 🇯🇵

Gyokozin is a temple in Nara, Japan located at the holy mountain of Shigi. We will stay at Shukobo, an accomendation facility within the temple grounds in mids of buddhism and nature.

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Gyokuzoin Temple

〒636-0923 2280 Shigisan Heguri-cho,Ikoma-gun, Nara-ken

  • Connect with participants from all around the world.
  • Great food and the possibility to stay overnight is given.
  • Tickets for the "World Expo 2025" are included.
  • This event will be for free for all participants.

Agenda.2days, 24hs, full weekend

Friday (optional), 13.06.2025

09:00 - 17:00Arrival at temple for guests (optional)

Saturday, 14.06.2025

09:00Opening & Registration
10:00Official Greeting, Presentation of Format, Rules and Constraints
11:00Challenge Selection, Formation of Teams and Ideation Start
13:00Official Hackathon Start
21:00Night Hacking

Sunday, 15.06.2025

10:00Pitch Training with Trainer
13:00Project Submission
16:00Winner announcement
17:00Dinner, Drinks & Networking

FAQs.Any more questions?

It is always an exciting time when participating at a hackathon or any other stream. No matter if you a frequent participant, a curious one or an absolutely newbie - do you have any questions? We've got you covered!

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