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OBJECTIVE:

To compose a song inspired by Sabah’s attractions and natural beauty. The winning entry will become the official Sabah Tourism Theme Song

REGISTRATION & ENTRY ELIGIBILITY:

  1. There will be Two (2) categories in the competition:-
    1. MELODY & LYRICS:

      Competition is open to all musicians in Sabah only. Closing date for submissions: 30th December 2016. The winner will be announced in the Sabah Tourism website (www.sabahtourism.com) on 7th January 2017 and will receive RM5,000.00.

    2. ORCHESTRATION FOR THE WINNING MELODY & LYRICS:

      Competition is open to all musicians in Malaysia upon the announcement of Melody & Lyrics Winner on 7th January 2017. Melody & lyrics can be requested from the Jesselton Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO- refer to contact persons). Closing date for submissions: 25th February 2017. The winner will be announced in the Sabah Tourism website (www.sabahtourism.com) on 4th March 2017 and will receive RM5,000.00.

  2. The registration form can be downloaded from Sabah Tourism Board: www.sabahtourism.com
  3. Entrants must submit a photocopy of their MyKad.
  4. Entrants below 18 years must have parental / guardian consent.
  5. Each song submitted must be entrant’s original work, and consist of scores, lyric and music (MP3/CD).
  6. Songs may have multiple co-composers, but only one name as the entrant on the applications.
  7. Entrants may submit as many songs, but each entry from must be accompanied by a separate score, lyric sheet and music (MP3/CD)
  8. Melody, Lyrics and Orchestration can be of any style based on individual creativeness, inspiration or popular trends.
  9. The winning song debut and prize presentation will be on the 6th of May, 2017 during Sabah Fest.
  10. Terms & Conditions Apply.