Phil Pop Music Festival 2013

Friday, January 18, 2013 jeffrey 0 Comments

After the successful launch last year, the Philippine Pop Music Festival 2013 is already geared up to search for more musical talents. That is, those deserving songwriters who can encourage and initiate positive change through their compositions. If you think you can inspire the future generations to have a deep appreciation of our Filipino music, then start composing your own original piece and submit it online. You are allowed to submit a maximum of two (2) entries only.  The competition will be more tough this year as Executive Director Maestro Ryan Cayabyab prepared a more exclusive and difficult process in screening to find the Final 14. This is in line to break the record of 3,000 participants in the initial run. Submit your best entry for a chance to take home the P1 Million Grand Prize.

Contest Requirements:

  • Open to all local-based or has Filipino descent amateur and professional composers
  • Of any age, including minors provided that you have the written consent of a parent or guardian
Contest Mechanics:

  1. Log on to the Philippine Popular Music Festival website
  2. Entry Guidelines
    • Must be your original composition
    • A song entry may be written in any form or structure, whether in a popular or new song genre, fusion, etc
    • Lyrics may be in Filipino (a local regional language, dialect), English, or any combination
    • Audio file should be in MP3 format and must not exceed four (4) minutes
    • Must not be licensed to any publisher, has not been recorded before and must not infringe on any existing copyright or any other rights
  3. Complete the online entry form and upload audio file and lyrics in prescribed format
  4. Only one (1) form and audio file per entry
  5. You can only enter a maximum of two (2) songs, either as a sole composer or collaborator
  6. The Top 14 finalists will move on to the finals
  7. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: Cut-off date of submission until February 28, 2013, 11:59PM
Contest Prize:

  • Grand Prize - P1 Million Cash

  • Online submission
  • Big CASH prize
  • No fees or charges to join
  • You can only enter a maximum of two (2) songs
For more info, log on to