Ivry year Leit International rins a competeition whaur sangsters and bands o musicians frae a ower Europe tak pairt in a live concert tae see wha will win the best sang performed in a European minority leid. In 2014, the competeition will tak place in Oldenburg, Germany on Friday 12 December.This mony-tunged event haes sangsters comin frae a pairts forby Norway, Germany, Italy an Netherlands, attractin a fair bit o interest frae the media.
Noos the time for Scottish Gaelic and Scots sangsters and bands tae pit forrit a sang in ane or ither o the leids, tae be selectit tae tak pairt in the competeition in December. Ony style o music is fine sae lang as the sang is a new-composed wark and hasnae been gied a wheen o publicity or pit forrit tae mak it weel kent at the time o scrievin.
Artists can pit forrit jist 1 sang between the time o 3rd – 24th October 2014. A panel o experts frae Creative Scotland, BBC ALBA/Scotland an the music industry will chuse ane o the sangs tae represent eether Gaelic or Scots leid at the competeition. They will receive expenses up tae £2,000 tae cover thir costs (flights, accommodation, subsistence) fir attendin the event.
Tae enter please veesit www.lietsong.scot whaur ye will be requirit to fill oot an application form an supply an mp3 o yer sang wi lyrics an translation.
Fir mair information on Liet International please mak a veesit tae:
TERMS AND CONDEETIONS
- Open tae Scottish based or born acts except employees o Creative Scotland, BBC Alba/Scotland, Hands Up for Trad an thir immediate faimilies, thir agents or onybody professionally associated wi this promotion.
- Acts mustnae be under contract wi a major record label or publisher
- All artists must be aged 18 or ower
- The chusen act will play at the grand final in Teatre Kulturetage, Odenburg, Germany on 14 December 2014, an the winner will be announcit on the same nicht.
- Tae pit forrit yer sang and complete the artist questionnaire please veesit: www.lietsong.scot
- Only ane (1) entry per act is permitit wi a maximum o ane (1) sang
- Incomplete, illegible or corrupt entries, or those no in accordance wi the terms & condeetions will no be acceptit
- The closin date for entries is Friday 24 October 2014.
- The winnin sang tae go forrit tae the Grand Final will be selectit by oor panel o experts. The shortlisted entrant will be notified by email or phone within 5 days o the closin date.
- Acts are requirit to tak pairt in publicity arisin frae the promotion.
- By enterin the competeition acts must be available tae perform in Odenburg at the Live Final on Friday 12 December, an be eligible tae travel an perform in Germany durin December 2014. The act will arrange thir ain travel an accommodation.
- In the event o unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the richt tae substitute the prize fir an alternative o equal or greater value.
- Nae correspondence will be entered intae.
- The Promoter will only yaise the personal details supplied fir the administration o the competeition an fir nae ither purpose, unless we hiv yer consent.
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