The Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc. (FILSCAP), the sole and official music copyright society in the Philippines which was established in 1965, partnered with Pioneer Insurance, one of the top life and non-life insurance companies in the country, launched the FILSCAP Campus Caravan, a college songwriting talk that aims to guide aspiring musicians in the different aspects of writing.
During its run, FILSCAP Campus Caravan is set to visit De La Salle University-Manila, San Beda College Alabang, UP Diliman, my beloved university, University of Sto. Tomas, Ateneo De Manila University, San Beda Alabang, University of Makati and Ateneo de Davao. Each visit is set to have a songwriting workshop talk to be conducted by FILSCAP, a face-to-face session with a well-known Filipino singer-songwriter, and introduce the collaboration’s second event, which is the #MoveOnLang Songwriting Competition.
The competition aims to give musically-inclined students a venue to showcase their songwriting skills. Interested applicants may visit moveonlang.ph to register and submit their entry. Over Php 260,000.00 in cash will be given away, with Php 100,000.00 as the grand prize. Winners will also receive insurance coverage from Pioneer, while a special prize will also be awarded to the Online Favorite.
The Pioneer Group of insurance companies constantly finds fresh ways to reach out to the Filipino with insurance that covers what they value most. Finding inspiration from the media such as visual arts, film, music and theater, Pioneer gives back by sponsoring, covering, and promoting events and concerts like “The Beyonce Experience: Live in Taguig,” “The Final Set” of Eraserheads, “The Global Warming Tour” of Aerosmith, “Born This Way Ball” of Lady Gaga, “Dance Again World Tour” of Jennifer Lopez and “Rebel Heart Tour” by Madonna. They also sponspored and promoted music festivals such as Good Vybes, Wanderland, Paradise International Music Festival and the recent MTV Music Evolution 2016.
You may submit your entries to the #MoveOnLang Songwriting Competition until October 21, 2016. Participants must be 15-24 year old Filipino college students with a max of 5 entries per participants. The length should be 3 and half minutes or less. Submit your entries through moveonlang.ph.