The-70th Anniversary of the People's Republic of China

Background, Purpose and Meaning

Year 2019 is the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) establishment. Our country has forged remarkable achievements recognized worldwide and the Chinese people continues to unite together to advance our country for a better future. With music and arts as core, the Hong Kong International Music Festival aims at spiritual connection with beautiful tunes. This year our special division of “Songs and Lyrics Writing for PRC 70th Anniversary”, demonstrates the extravagant Chinese culture and vision of integration to the world through songs and lyrics creation, and strives for presenting a music event which lies across nations, cultures and boundaries, to enhance mutual recognition and respect among music lovers.
LD New Song and Lyric Writing

Requirement:

-The theme of Music and lyric should be focus on ‘PRC 70th anniversary Celebration’
-The main language of the song should be Chinese (Putonghua, Cantonese or Chinese).
The portion of English lyrics shall not exceed 10% of the entire song.

* The song must be performed by contestants
** Contestants MUST provide the lyric and background music in MP3 format

LD8 New Song and Lyric Writing Secondary Level

Ages : Studying Secondary school or under 17
Time : 5 mins
Preliminary : HKD 400 / RMB 350 / USD 50
Final : HKD 1100 / RMB 990 / USD 145

LD9 New Song and Lyric Writing University Level

Ages : Studying at University or above 18
Time : 6 mins
Preliminary : HKD 400 / RMB 350 / USD 50
Final : HKD 1100 / RMB 990 / USD 145

LE Old Song with new Lyric Writing

Requirement:
* -The theme of Music and lyric should be focus on ‘PRC 70th anniversary Celebration’
-The main language of the song should be Chinese (Putonghua, Cantonese or Chinese).
The portion of English lyrics shall not exceed 10% of the entire song.
1. My Chinese Heart (我的中國心)
2. Chinese (Chinese: 中國人, sung by Andy Lau)
3. Below the Lion Rock (Chinese: 獅子山下, sung by Roman Tam)
4. Tomorrow will be better (Chinese: 明天會更好)

* The song must be performed by contestants
** Contestants MUST provide the lyric and background music in MP3 format

LE8 Old Song with new Lyric Writing Secondary Level

Ages : Studying Secondary school or under 17
Time : 5 mins
Preliminary : HKD 400 / RMB 350 / USD 50
Final : HKD 1100 / RMB 990 / USD 145

LE9 Old Song with new Lyric Writing University Level

Ages : Studying at University or above 18
Time : 6 mins
Preliminary : HKD 400 / RMB 350 / USD 50
Final : HKD 1100 / RMB 990 / USD 145