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Represent A Country [Contest]

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Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 12:49:12


I thought it would be cool if there was a contest where people would create pieces based on countries. Basically all you'd have to do is use instruments, melodies, or lyrics to represent a country of your choice, it's pretty simple.
For example, if you wanted to represent Japan you could use a Taiko drum and maybe mention something about Manga.
You could even go deeper and use the tonality of the music to represent the history of your chosen country.
Basically it's all up to you, I'll go through the rules.

Rules:
#1 Your song must be between 1:50 to 3:00 any songs submitted to the contest over or under those limits will be disqualified.
#2 Your song can be of any genre whether it's Trance, Hip-hop or Rock etc.
#3 The Deadline is the 15th of February.
#4 Only one Person can represent each country, so make sure you state which country you want to represent before going of and making your track.
#5 Judges will not judge the songs until after the deadline, you can submit your piece whenever you want, you can also edit it as much as possible until the deadline.

I will help Judge the pieces, I'm also looking for 3 other Judges to help out (this number may increase depending on the amount of entries we get). If you wnat to Judge this contest be sure to send me a PM.

The judges will be given a mark scheme, you will be able to score a total of 20 Points.

I want this to be a fun contest, hopefully we'll get some really good pieces out of this too!

Good Luck!

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 13:33:52


Can we represent a road to heaven perhaps...?


At 3/27/11 10:22 PM, sugarsimon wrote:

the brilliant songs who create a production for music

Wat

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 13:38:30


At 2/1/09 01:33 PM, Envy wrote: Can we represent a road to heaven perhaps...?

Can we represent the Independent Republic of Obvious perhaps...?


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Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 13:51:01


This is a Decent Idea, and If it gets going well enough, I Call JAPAN :D


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Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 14:10:13


At 2/1/09 01:51 PM, alcatraz5 wrote: This is a Decent Idea, and If it gets going well enough, I Call JAPAN :D

You have Japan.

If you want to take part it has to be an existing country.
(Not made up).

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 14:27:06


I have a week off school and I've cleaned my work-area-thingy-type-place, I'll have a go at Scotland :P

Is there only one person per country allowed?

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 14:51:13


At 2/1/09 02:19 PM, diminitive wrote: Well I might as well try Canada.

It will be full of sound clips... ranging from people building their igloos, to dogsleds, lumber jacks reving their chainsaws, and discrete voice clips of people saying "eh".

Wow, I'm excited for your entry already!

At 2/1/09 02:27 PM, HaniiPuppy wrote: I have a week off school and I've cleaned my work-area-thingy-type-place, I'll have a go at Scotland :P

Is there only one person per country allowed?

Brilliant.
Yep one person per country only...

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 15:06:47


i claim india...i'll give it a shot

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 15:21:40


Okay, so the contestant lineup is as follows:

Contestant: #1
user: alcatraz
Song Title: TBA
Country: Japan
Genre: TBA

Contestant: #2
User: diminitive
Song Title: TBA
Country: Canada
Genre: TBA

Contestant: #3
User: HaniiPuppy
Song Title: TBA
Country: Scotland
Genre: TBA

Contestant: #4
User: zomgkerrie
Song Title: TBA
Country: India
Genre: TBA

If anyone knows the title of their song or the genre of the song they're planing to submit, you can post it anytime, or wait... for it to be a big surprise when you unveil your track?
Hm. :/

I'm excited already!

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 15:26:54


I'll take sweden cause its where all my style of musacks takes place.


At 3/27/11 10:22 PM, sugarsimon wrote:

the brilliant songs who create a production for music

Wat

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 15:28:34


At 2/1/09 03:26 PM, Envy wrote: I'll take sweden cause its where all my style of musacks takes place.

Sounds great... I'll update the contestant list after a few more Posts.
(EEEEEK!)

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 15:40:32


I don't want to make any promises, but if time allows, I claim The Autonomous Basque Country.


"The vibrations on the air are the breath of God. We are as close to God as man can be. We hear his voice.. We give birth to the children of God. That's what musicians are..."

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Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 15:41:55


If I can find the time, I'll represent Spain :D

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 16:09:15


At 2/1/09 03:40 PM, Winterwind-NS wrote: I don't want to make any promises, but if time allows, I claim The Autonomous Basque Country.

It needs to be the country as a whole, not just an area, I'm afraid someone beat you to this country now.
You will have to chose another.

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 16:11:24


Sorry for the double post, disregard the post above, I got confuzzled.
Your still in representing Basque.

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 16:18:27


At 2/1/09 04:11 PM, NeonProject wrote: Sorry for the double post, disregard the post above, I got confuzzled.
Your still in representing Basque.

Okay I'll see if I can finish something for this one ; )

So before someone else choose this, I'll say South Africa! :D

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 16:25:40


At 2/1/09 04:18 PM, ZooSafari wrote:
At 2/1/09 04:11 PM, NeonProject wrote: Sorry for the double post, disregard the post above, I got confuzzled.
Your still in representing Basque.
Okay I'll see if I can finish something for this one ; )

So before someone else choose this, I'll say South Africa! :D

Yeeeeey! ^^

So here's the updated Contestant List:

Contestant: #1
user: alcatraz
Song Title: TBA
Country: Japan
Genre: TBA

Contestant: #2
User: diminitive
Song Title: TBA
Country: Canada
Genre: TBA

Contestant: #3
User: HaniiPuppy
Song Title: TBA
Country: Scotland
Genre: TBA

Contestant: #4
User: zomgkerrie
Song Title: TBA
Country: India
Genre: TBA

Contestant: #5
User: Envy
Song Title: TBA
Country: Sweden
Genre: Dance (?)

Contestant: #6
User: ZooSafari
Song Title: TBA
Country: Africa
Genre: TBA

We have a couple of people who're unsure whether they'll make the deadline but here they are:

Contestant: #?
User: Winterwind-NS
Song Title: TBA
Country: Basque
Genre: TBA

Contestant: #?
User: MusicalRocky
Song Title: TBA
Country: Spain
Genre: TBA

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 18:22:21


If my schedule allows it, i may make something oriental. Maybe Egypt .


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Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 21:09:57


GERMANY!!!


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Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 21:20:20


At 2/1/09 03:06 PM, zomgkerrie wrote: i claim india...i'll give it a shot

God i h8 u kerrie. Seriously what the hell. I wanted india!

Anyways because i cant get the country i wanted can we change some of the rules?

For one i think there shouldn't be 1 person per country. Because of this i think there should be sub categories for winners. For example there should be a category for Country Best Represented, Best Song, Best Song in Winning Country...etc.

If you could add these changes that would be awesome.

Also can u extend the submission date? Maybe February 28th? Easy to remember and that gives more time to ppl.

If you agree with the changes i would also like to represent India. Thanks!

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 21:30:02


At 2/1/09 09:20 PM, LK412 wrote:
At 2/1/09 03:06 PM, zomgkerrie wrote:

Also can u extend the submission date? Maybe February 28th? Easy to remember and that gives more time to ppl.

February 28th is my birthday. nothing else should fall on that day except the celebration of my birth. make it the 27th or the 1st.


At 3/27/11 10:22 PM, sugarsimon wrote:

the brilliant songs who create a production for music

Wat

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 21:35:30


At 2/1/09 09:30 PM, Envy wrote:
At 2/1/09 09:20 PM, LK412 wrote:
At 2/1/09 03:06 PM, zomgkerrie wrote:

Also can u extend the submission date? Maybe February 28th? Easy to remember and that gives more time to ppl.
February 28th is my birthday. nothing else should fall on that day except the celebration of my birth. make it the 27th or the 1st.

Fine...

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 21:57:22


Mother Russia.


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Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 23:19:31


<<<Ireland.

Seriously, who else could do it? :>


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Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-01 23:28:22


I want the place where Goa is located :D


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Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-02 00:11:28


At 2/1/09 03:26 PM, Envy wrote: I'll take sweden cause its where all my style of musacks takes place.

dang, and I thought no one whould chose Sweden :'(
I'm looking forward to hear your song Envy ^^

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-02 00:34:21


OK, I'm in. I'm calling Ireland, or China, if no one else has claimed them yet.

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-02 00:35:33


At 2/1/09 11:28 PM, ZENON wrote: I want the place where Goa is located :D

Well, Zenon Goa originated in....India, and sadly that's already taken.

But variations of Goa are found in Israel and Austria.

I wanna see a Hardstyle (Nederlandse or Belgium) :3


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Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-02 00:36:49


At 2/1/09 11:19 PM, Triskele wrote: <<<Ireland.

Seriously, who else could do it? :>

Aww, I wanted ireland lol You better have Uilleann pipes ;)

Response to Represent A Country [Contest] 2009-02-02 00:39:42


Oh you should tell us another detail. What will be the prizes you offer?