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“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. 

Application process:

  1. Application form
  2. 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.

Champions

LAB Art Project, Kabupaten Agam (Indonesia)

Winner of I grade certificate, invitation for Asian Championship of Folklore "Asia Folk 2021" and voucher of cost for 5 pax /hotel, food and domestic transportation/

TUNI RANDAVI, SANDAKAN (Malaysia)

Winner of I grade certificate, invitation for Asian Championship of Folklore "Asia Folk 2021" and voucher of cost for 5 pax /hotel, food and domestic transportation/

Group Family, Sofia (Bulgaria)

Winner of II grade certificate, invitation for Asian Championship of Folklore "Asia Folk 2021", 500 USD voucher

Mehr, Tehran (Islamic Republic of Iran)

Winner of II grade certificate, invitation for Asian Championship of Folklore "Asia Folk 2021" and voucher of cost for 5 pax /hotel, food and domestic transportation/

Sławomir Niemiec, Aleksandrów (Poland)

Winner of II grade certificate, invitation for Asian Championship of Folklore "Asia Folk 2021" and voucher of cost for 1 pax /hotel, food and domestic transportation/

Children's folklore vocal group - "Yordan Yovkov" secondary school, Kardzhali (Bulgaria)

Winner of II grade certificate

Jaka Waldhütter, Ruše (Slovenia)

Winner of II grade certificate

Tabriz dance and music - Shalale art school, Tabriz (Islamic Republic of Iran)

Winner of II grade certificate

Fado Ensemble , Tehran (Islamic Republic of Iran)

Winner of II grade certificate

PERSATUAN SENI BUDAYA TUARAN SABAH (PESTA), Tamparuli (Malaysia)

Winner of II grade certificate

Avat ensemble, Kerman (Islamic Republic of Iran)

Winner of II grade certificate

Folk ensemble of folk instruments "Kruglica" / Народный ансамбль народных инструментов "Круглица", Столбцы (Belarus)

Winner of II grade certificate

Ginas Baladinskas , Kaunas (Lithuania)

Winner of III grade certificate

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