1st Foshan Composers Contest

The 1st Foshan Composers Contest is a new competition created with the aim of encouraging composers to create new music celebrating to the city of Foshan. Composers of all ages and nationalities are invited to participate in the 1st Foshan Composers Contest 2022 to write compositions for an ensemble with Chinese and Western instruments. Works submitted should be inspired by and reflect the theme of Foshan and its Intangible Cultural Heritage. The compositions should aim to blend traditional Cantonese folkloristic music and Western music, suitable for the general public and connected with Foshan culture. Ten nominated pieces will be premiered during the Final Concert on October 29th, 2022 at the Shunde Performing Arts Center, Foshan, China.

Total prize money of RMB100,000.
No age limit. All nationalities.
No entry fee. Anonymous judging.
Compositions for an ensemble between 5-18 mixed instruments.
Deadline of application: September 1st, 2022.

See https://www.matchingarts.com for all information.

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Best regards,

Henry Kelder

Director MatchingArts, The Netherlands
Partner of SkyCulture Foshan