Sunday, 4 March 2012

Apply for Rio + 20 Global Youth Music Contest: Save the Earth through Music

Young people, endowed with musical talents, have strong passion for saving the earth and aged below 30 are called upon to utilize an opportunity of traveling to and performing at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (The Rio+20 Earth Summit) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 20 to 22 June 2012. Costs associated with the participation (travel, accommodation) at the Rio+20 Earth Summit will be covered by the International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI).

Interested youths are called upon to participate in the Global Youth Music Contest (GYMC) organized by Global Rockstar by embedding video links from YouTube and Vimeo of their musical performances on the Global Rockstar site. Your musical performances will need to be of your own origin, traditionals or you must own the rights to the songs you perform.

The content of your songs need to relate to one or more of the seven critical issues (Jobs, Energy, Cities, Food, Water, Oceans, Disasters) and/or the two focus themes of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, namely green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication and the Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development.

Entries for the contest MUST be submitted on or before Sunday, 18th March 2012. 

Other details are as follows;

What is Global Rockstar presenting the Global Youth Music Contest (GYMC)
Global Rockstar presents the Global Youth Music Contest (GYMC) organized by the International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI) by embedding video links from YouTube and Vimeo of musical performances of those that enter the competitions for the Global Youth Music Contest.
The winners of the Global Youth Music Contest will travel to and perform at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (The Rio+20 Earth Summit) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 20 to 22 June 2012. Costs associated with the participation (travel, accommodation) at the Rio+20 Earth Summit will be covered by the IAAI.
The responsibility to abide by the terms of prize redemptions lies exclusively with IAAI (Dunajska 104, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia; Tel.:+38/61/568 41 68; Email: office @glocha.info; ZVR-Nr.: 918790591) which organizes all competitions associated with the Rio+20 Global Youth Music Song Contest. There is no right of appeal.

Who can participate in the Global Youth Music Contest (GYMC) presented by Global Rockstar
Participation in the Global Youth Music Contest is open to both Children below the age of 15 and Youth from the age of 15 to 30 from all countries around the world. These are the two age groups in which the winners of the Global Youth Music Contest will be determined.
By participating in the Global Youth Music Contest you affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to abide by and comply with these Rules of Participation.
In addition to the global competitions and winners national and regional Rio+20 GYMC coordinators will organize juries that will identify national and regional level winners.
Costs for global winners of the GYMC will be covered by IAAI in case of minors for the winner and one chaperon, if the winner is a band costs of up to three band members will be covered by IAAI. Winners will get the opportunity to attend the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (The Rio+20 Earth Summit) in Rio de Janeiro from 20 June to 22 June 2012 and perform at one of the public events at the conference.

What are the deadlines for the Global Youth Music Contest presented by Global Rockstar
Starting with December 2011 until 18 March 2012 you will have the opportunity to enter your music performances. On 19 March 2012 until 19 May 2012 users will get the opportunity to vote for their favorite music performances. By 19 May 2012 we will know who the winners for each of the two categories (below 15 years of age and 15 to 30 years of age) are.
In case you win the Global Youth Music Contest you can choose up to two persons to accompany you to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (The Rio+20 Earth Summit) in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012.

How can you participate in the Global Youth Music Contest presented by Global Rockstar
You can participate in the Global Youth Music Contest by embedding the links of your musical performances on YouTube and Vimeo on the Global Rockstar site. Your musical performances will need to be of your own origin, traditionals or you must own the rights to the songs you perform. In case you submit covers be aware of the fact that they might not be streamed in all countries due to copyright constraints which will seriously limit your chances to win the Contest.
The content of your songs need to relate to one or more of the seven critical issues (Jobs, Energy, Cities, Food, Water, Oceans, Disasters) and/or the two focus themes of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, namely green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication and the Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development.

We Enforce These Rules of Participation
Staff associated with the Global Youth Music Contest review all embedded video links within an appropriate amount of time to determine whether they violate our Rules of Participation. When they do, we remove them. Serious or repeated violations can lead to termination of your participation in the competitions of the Global Youth Music Contest presented by Global Rockstar.

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