Absolutely true that “Music is a piece of art that goes in the ears and touches straight to the heart”.
I am a music lover, but I don’t have the talent to compose a song. If you are one in a million songwriters (amateur or professional) from Eastern Visayas, It’s Your Time to Shine. Share your talent in composing songs by joining the “2nd Kamurayaw Music Festival” a Songwriting Competition of Kalahi-CIDSS (Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Service) in Region 8.
Here’s how to join:
The competition is open to all songwriters (amateur or professional) who are Filipino citizenship or of Filipino descent residing in Eastern Visayas. For minors who are willing to enter, secure a written consent from your parent or guardian.
- Number of Entries – submit a maximum of three (3) songs.
- Song Requirement – an original composition and all rights of copyright to the entry song must be owned exclusively by the participant.
- Lyrics – must be in Filipino, Waray, Bisaya or a combination of these languages.
- Form and Length of the Song:
- Composition must be in accordance with the over-all theme “Kalahi-CIDSS Community Driven Development
- Song entry could be based on any genre; Pop, Rock, Ballad, R&B, etc.
- At least three (3) minutes song duration but not more than four (4) inclusive of intro and extro
- Musical composition is final once submitted and may not be altered or modified prior to the selection of Top 8 Finalist who shall compete for the Grand Finals or the Kamurayaw Music Festival.
Criteria for Judging:
Musicality, Artistry and Creativity – 30%
Lyrics, Content and Messaging – 30%
Originality – 30%
Song Impact – 10%
First Prize – Php 15,000.00
Second Prize – Php 10,000.00
Third Prize – Php 7,000.00
Plus Special Awards and Other Prizes
Send your entries to the following:
DSWD Field Office VIII
Social Marketing Unit
Magsaysay Blvd., Tacloban City, Leyte 6500
Or thru email – firstname.lastname@example.org