MEGOC in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus and the Belarusian Philharmonic announces the start of the second stage of the competition for composing songs for the opening and closing ceremonies of the upcoming sports forum.
The organizers are accepting applications until May 15, 2018. Songs created in Russian, Belarusian and English are allowed to participate. The lyrics should reveal the theme of the unity of peoples, peaceful sports competition, Belarus’ hospitality, the sincerity and warmth of the host of the 2nd European Games. The competition is aimed at unearthing and supporting talented youth, involving a wide circle of authors in the development of the creative content for the European Games, creating new music compositions that could be performed at the opening and closing ceremonies of the games.
The Directorate expects that the contestants will create songs based on national motives.
To take part in the contest, you need to send your songs to the post or email to the Belarusian Philharmonic: Minsk, Nezavisimosti Ave., 50, 220005, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mark your message by the title “song contest”. The application must contain an audio recording of the song on CD or flash-card (full plus), a music recording of the song, lyrics, and an application. Contact person: Ksenia N. Kokhan, +375 17 2844534.
The winner and prize winners, determined by voting of the jury members, will be awarded special diplomas and prize money in the amount of:
I place: 100 basic rates (author of music and author of lyrics)
II place: 70 basic rates (author of music and author of lyrics)
III place: 50 base rates (author of music and author of lyrics)