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UNIVERSONG © 2021 – 20th Anniversary – ONLINE EDITION

The Canary Islands International Song Festival

 FIRST INTERNATIONAL ONLINE MUSIC FESTIVAL IN EUROPE – SINCE 2001

RULES 2021

Festival UniverSong 2012

 

IMPORTANT: Due to COVID-19 situation, the 2021 edition will be ONLINE.

ORFEUM European Music Festivals Organization (member of ALFA – Alliance of Festivals Associations) invites singers from all over the world to participate in the UNIVERSONG 2021 – The Canary Islands International Song Festival (Online Edition)


Registrations from August 2 to October 2 2021

PLEASE, Read carefully the Regulations before filling in the

ONLINE ENTRY FORM

 


PARTICIPATION CATEGORIES

  • UNIVERSONG JUNIOR – From 10 to 15 years old
  • UNIVERSONG – From 16 years

In both categories the participation of soloists and vocal groups is allowed.

Groups will compete in the category corresponding to the mean age of all their members.


REGULATIONS

Each participant can present up to 2 songs in any style.
Songs can be original, also national or international hit songs and other songs. The International Jury will only value the performance of the singer, not the song as composition. 

Preferably, the submitted songs should not exceed 4 minutes, although longer songs are allowed.

Allowed formats:

1.- HOME RECORDING AND FILMING OF THE PERFORMANCE (with mobile phone or digital video camera).
As far as possible, the background should be neutral (a white wall or similar). The artists’ costumes must be appropriate for performing at a festival.

2.- PERFORMANCES AT OTHER FESTIVALS, CONCERTS, TV SHOWS or VIDEO CLIPS

The filming of the performances must be HORIZONTAL and with enough quality (audio and video) for its online broadcast for the international jury and for the audience.

By participating in the contest and signing the registration form, the participants authorize the festival organization to use the songs presented, their names, the recording of their performances, as well as their pictures for promotion and dissemination of the contest. They also take responsibility for the origin of the music bases used (playbacks) and releasing the organizers from any claim about it. Participants also accept the Privacy and Data Protection Policy of the festival

Minor artists (Under 18 y.o.) must have the acceptance and authorization of their father, mother or guardian in the entry form.

GROUPS: The entry form must be completed by the representative or leader of the group, accepting, on behalf of all the components, the regulations of the festival and the privacy policy. The representative is also responsible for and authorizes the participation of minors, if there are any in the group, confirming by accepting these regulations that he/she has the proper authorization of the parents or legal guardians of the underage participants.


AWARDS 

1,000 EUROS:

Universong Junior Category

“Platinum Tabaiba” – GRAND PRIX Diploma  + 200 euros Bonus for 21th Anniversary of Universong Festival (Tenerife – 2022).
“Golden Tabaiba ” – 1st. Prize Diploma  + 150 euros Bonus for 21th Anniversary of Universong Festival (Tenerife – 2022).
“Silver Tabaiba” – 2nd. Prize Diploma  + 100 euros Bonus for 21th Anniversary of Universong Festival (Tenerife – 2022).
“Bronze Tabaiba” – 3rd. Prize Diploma  + 50 euros Bonus for 21th Anniversary of Universong Festival (Tenerife – 2022).
“International Artist” Diploma
“Voice of Europe” Diploma
“Orfeum Special Award for adult singer” Diploma
“Voice of the Atlantic” Diploma

Other important Special Awards and Diplomas of Excellence, Honourable Mentions and Finalist Diplomas.
Online promotion on social networks and the official web of the festival.

Universong Category

“Platinum Tabaiba” – GRAND PRIX Diploma  + 200 euros Bonus for 21th Anniversary of Universong Festival (Tenerife – 2022).
“Golden Tabaiba ” – 1st. Prize Diploma  + 150 euros Bonus for 21th Anniversary of Universong Festival (Tenerife – 2022).
“Silver Tabaiba” – 2nd. Prize Diploma  + 100 euros Bonus for 21th Anniversary of Universong Festival (Tenerife – 2022).
“Bronze Tabaiba” – 3rd. Prize Diploma  + 50 euros Bonus for 21th Anniversary of Universong Festival (Tenerife – 2022).
“International Junior Artist” Diploma
“Young Voice of Europe” Diploma
“Orfeum Special Award for junior artist” Diploma
“Young Voice of the Atlantic” Diploma

Other important Special Awards and Diplomas of Excellence, Honourable Mentions and Finalist Diplomas.
Online promotion on social networks and the official web of the festival.


INTERNATIONAL JURY

The International Jury is composed of prestigious music professionals. Their votes will be unappealable.


ENTRY FEE
1 Song: 35 euros
2 Songs: 50 euros


Payment by Paypal:


Entry Options



 

 For questions regarding your payment, please, contact our team: orfeumhispania@gmail.com


Payment by Bank transfer:

Orfeum Organización de Festivales Europeos de Música
Bank: CAIXABANK
Address: Méndez Núñez, 90 – Edificio Miami – 38001 Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain)
IBAN: ES4721006651122200580588
BIC SWIFT: CAIXESBBXXXCosts of the bank transfer will be paid by the sender. Please ask our team before making the transfer: orfeumhispania@gmail.com 


Registrations from August 2 to October 2 2021

The contest rules may be changed if the development or production of the festival so requires.

The registration of the participation will not be completed until all the required information and materials have been sent and the payment of the registration fee has been made.
The amount of the registration fee is non-refundable.

The Organizing Committee of the UNIVERSONG Festival, July 31, 2021.
ORFEUM – European Music Festivals Organization ©


Registration

ONLINE ENTRY FORM


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