Director: Mrs. Tsatsral Baatar “Asia Folk 2020” special edition - online music contest Due to Covid 19 pandemic condition in all over the world organizers of the “Asia Folk” festival cancelled its 2020 edition. But we decided to shift cancelation and move it to remote form, ONLINE MUSIC CONTEST. This time the special edition is open to artists from all countries in all continentals. We will provide with music note of one Mongolian folk song. Participants will perform it in their own arrangements with their traditional instruments. Any performance by dance and vocal artists, using this song melody is also acceptable. Organizers: “ArtLar Culture” NGO “Arts of Mongolia” Agency “Bilguun Undarga” NGO World Association of Folklore festivals European Association of Folklore Festivals Participants: Musicians and vocal artists from all over world Age: No age limit Song: “Ser ser salhi” Mongolian folk song Participants will perform the song in their own arrangements and with their traditional instruments. The music notes of the song will be provided. You can see different versions of the song from those links. https://youtu.be/SbB2S6biSAY https://youtu.be/JXBnvJ1hE-E https://youtu.be/8UuEdBRV74I Application process: Application form Links of Youtube and Facebook live video Video duration is no longer than 5 mins. Stage costumes are not required in the video. Facebook live, including members from different cities and countries is advantage. Participation fee: There is NO participation fee! Awards: Winner of the contest /1st place/ will be invited to the “Asia Folk 2021” which will be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and their participation fee, including hotel and meals /max 5 person/ will be covered. As well as a video clip will be made by professional studio. Video clip shooting will be organized when they come for the festival in Mongolia. 2nd and 3rd place winners will get diploma Certificate will be sent to all participants All diplomas and certificates will be sent by e-mail in jpg or pdf files. Jury commission may decide to invite the 2nd and 3rd place winners to the “Asia Folk 2021” festival. Deadline: Application is open from May 01 until September 01, 2020. Winners will be announced by September 16, 2020.