Join SEAMEO Song Angklung Contest and be the best!

Join SEAMEO Song Angklung Contest and be the best!

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SEAMEO Secretariat and SEAMEO Regional Open Learning Centre (SEAMEO SEAMOLEC), on the occasion of SEAMEO 50th Anniversary, collaboratively organise a regional musical contest, “SEAMEO Song Angklung Contest”. The objectives of the contest are as follows.

(1) To celebrate the SEAMEO 50th Anniversary by promoting the Southeast Asian identity and appreciation of cultural heritage through a common and unique musical instrument in Southeast Asia, called “Angklung”;

(2) To promote the necessary values and skills of Southeast Asian students such as cooperation, harmonisation, responsibility and creativity which will better equip them for the 21st century challenges and ASEAN integration; and

(3) To enhance digital learning and the ICT skills of students by utilising mobile technology and learning how to produce a video.

The contest invites all primary and secondary schools in 11 Southeast Asian countries to participate. Each school may only choose one of the two following categories.

(1) A traditional angklung performance

(2) A digital angklung performance through the use of an android smart phone

For each category, schools must perform two songs as follows.

(1) SEAMEO song (“Building the Future, the SEAMEO Legacy”)

The lyrics, melody, note and mp4 of SEAMEO song can be downloaded at www.seameo.org or requested by sending an email to angklungcontest@seameo.org.

(2) An international/local popular song of the schools’ choice

Interested school participants can submit video clips of their angklung performance by:

(1) sending the completed entry form with a Dropbox or Google video clip download link to angklungcontest@seameo.org;

(2) sending a compact disc (CD) or handy drive together with the completed entry form to SEAMEO Secretariat by post to

SEAMEO Song Angklung Contest

SEAMEO Secretariat

920 Sukhumvit Road

Klongtoey District

Bangkok 10110

Thailand

Kindly visit http://www.seameo.org to download the entry form or email to angklungcontest@seameo.org if you have any enquiries on the contest. The deadline for the submission is 18 September 2015.

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