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2nd Cyprus Music Festival 2014

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14-Oct-2013

2nd Cyprus Music Festival 2014

2nd Cyprus Music Festival 2014

The eligible participants for the CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL are,apart from the citizens of the republic of Cyprus, citizens from any country recognized by the UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION on condition that they will enter and leave the territory of the republic of Cyprus through the legal ports/airports under the control of the Republic of Cyprus (Limassol port , Larnaka /Pafos airports).

Any person who may attempt to enter the territory of the Republic of Cyprus through ports or airports in the north part of the island currently under illegal Turkish occupation will automatically be disqualified.

Period of Materialization 2nd Cyprus Music Festival 2014

The festival will be in three phases:

  1. Procedure of collecting submissions to the CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL May to 28 February 2014.
  2. Procedure of open voting by the public through the website of the CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL during a one-month period: 5 March to 5 April 2014 . (In the event that there are twelve or less applications then this phase will not apply and all submitted applications will be accepted and will proceed to the next phase which is the grand final contest). The process of voting will be open to the public; each user will have the right to one vote only .
  3. The grand final contest will take place May 31 2014.

Participation to the 2nd CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL 2014

The music festival will comprise of contests for musicians, lyrics writers and performers who will present original songs heard for the first time (this means that the songs should not be heard on radio or tv, or released in records).

LANGUAGE:

The language of the lyrics are at will on condition that the original lyrics a translation in English is submitted – this doesn’t apply to lyrics in Greek.

DURATION OF SONGS: 3 (three) minutes.

SEQUENCE OF CONTESTANTS:

The sequence of performing the songs will be based on the serial number of applications to the CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL as these are noted on the website of the music festival.

At the grand final the sequence of the presentation of the songs will be determined by a relevant draw.

Each country can be represented with more than one songs.

The songs submitted to the CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL (including all royalties) will be ceded to the organizing committee of the CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL for purposes of reproductions ,sale of records or DVDs, radio/television and like transmissions related to the CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL only.

Each participant has the right to participate in the festival for as many years as it is organised with one participation per year.

COST OF PARTICIPATION

The submission of each participant is to be accompanied by a deposit of 100 (one hundred)Euros to the bank account indicated by the organizing committee of the CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL.

Not abiding by these regulations or delay in depositing the participation fees entails automatic annulment of the entry.

BANK CODE: ΒCYPCYNN
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 0159-01-004983
IBAN: CY84002001590000000498300

ACCOMODATION -TRANSPORT – SUBSISTENCE COSTS

The CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL covers accommodation in lodgings to be determined by the organizing committee for singers of each foreign participation that has passed to the grand final. The package includes 3 nights B/B at a hotel and 2 meals per day at restaurants other than the hotel’s according to the programme of the festival. Persons who may express interest to escort the artists will have to bear their own expenses.

Transport from and to ports or airports as well as any transport required for the needs of the festival will be offered free of charge. Costs of any other transport not strictly related to the needs of the festival are not to be met. For your own safety, we feel obliged to inform you that we do not recommend visits to the north part of the island under the control of the Turkish occupying forces. Such visits are at your own discretion and risk.

Participants should submit:

  1. A brief CV of the singer (about two paragraphs) in English and Greek. Mention should be made of the tile of the song to be submitted for the contest as well as of the names of the composer, the lyrics writer and the person responsible for the orchestration.
  2. A recent photograph of the singer.
  3. A photocopy of the identity card of the singer.
  4. A short video about the country of origin of the singer or the country he/she represents of at least three-minute duration. For Cypriot participants there is relevant material at the PIO of the Republic of Cyprus already in possession of the organizing committee. Should a Cypriot contestant wish to submit any other relevant video he/she is free to do so and it is acceptable.
  5. In addition all participants can, if they wish so, send a video concerning the performance of the song they will participate with, which will be shown on the website of the festival during the process of voting through internet – (THIS IS OPTIONAL)
  6. A due receipt should be sent certifying that there has been the due deposit of the participation fees (100 euros) at the account of the organizing committee of the Festival.
    Bank code: BCYPCYNN
    Bank account: 0159-01-004983
    IBAN: CY84002001590000000498300
  7. Dispatch of the soundtrack of the submitted song in its final form in mp3. In addition at a different archive the orchestration accompanied by possible vocals if such exist to be used at the grand final.
  8. A signed cooperation agreement concerning ceding the royalties of the concerned artists for sole purposes of the Cyprus Music Festival. Procedure of open voting by the public through the website of the CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL during a one-month period: 5 March 2014 to 5 April 2014. (In the event that there are twelve or less applications then this phase will not apply and all submitted applications will be accepted and will proceed to the next phase which is the grand final contest). The process of voting will be open to the public; each user will have the right to one vote only.

P.S. All the performances at the grand final are to be live.

Prizes of the 2nd Cyprus Music Festival 2014

  1. BEST SONG CATEGORY

    • First Prize: The winner of the 2nd Cyprus Music Festival 2014 will also receive an honorary diploma and the trophy of the music festival and 1200 euros.
    • Second Prize: An honorary diploma, a commemorative prize from the 2nd CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL 2014 and 500 euros.
    • Third Prize: An honorary diploma, a commemorative prize from the 2nd CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL 2014 and 300 euros.
  2. Prizes from www.cyprushighlights.com for the first, second and third winners

    • The Organizing Committee of the 2nd Cyprus Music Festival, proudly announces its cooperation with www.cyprushighlights.com, a first Cyprus tourist website company credited with 7 years in the service of internet promoting.

    www.cyprushighlights.com will produce a digital album with all participating songs of the 2nd Cyprus Music Festival.

    Cyprus Highlights will also offer prizes to the first three winners of the Best Song Category:

    • Digital distribution of their songs to all internationally recognised (750) digital establishments worldwide, thus allowing them electronic distribution of their music.
    • Τhe inclusion of their songs on sites visited by more than 40.000, people musical editors of cinema productions, tv productions etc., thus giving them the opportunity to get their music included in films soundtracks.
    • Τhe electronic dispatch of their songs, bio data and the Festival press release about their victory as well as their internet links to 15.000 radio producers, journalists, tv stations, record shops, artists’ managers, concert organizers etc.
  3. BEST LYRICS

    • First Prize: An honorary diploma from the 2nd CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL.
  4. BEST ORCHESTRATION
    • First Prize: An honorary diploma from the 2nd CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL.
  5. BEST FEMALE PERFORMER
    • First Prize: An honorary diploma from the 2nd CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL.
  6. BEST MALE PERFORMER
    • First Prize: An honorary diploma from the 2nd CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL.
  7. BEST STAGE PRESENCE
    • First Prize: An honorary diploma from the 2nd CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL.
  8. MOST POPULAR SONG (By public voting)
    • First prize: An honorary diploma from the 2nd CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL. The first prize will be presented by the chairman of the organising committee.

Prizes for Best Songs, as well as prizes for Best Lyrics, Best Orchestration, Best Female Performer, Best Male Performer and Best Stage Presence are awarded by the Jury while the Most Popular Song Prize is awarded by public vote. In addition, the organizing committee of the 2nd CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL has the right and is empowered, if deemed necessary, to award further prizes and distinctions.

Contact us:
Mailing address: Alambra Community Council Eirinis 4, Alambra, Lefkosia,, 2563, Cyprus
Telephone: 00357-99224478
Website: www.intercymusicfest.com
E-mail: intercymusicfest@gmail.com
FACEBOOK: CYPRUS MUSIC FESTIVAL
TWITTER: INTERCYMUSICFEST
YouTube: INTERCYMUSICFEST
Myspace: Cyprus Music Festival

 


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