Christmas Celebration in the Philippines will not be complete without the sounds of Christmas Carols in the air. Everywhere we go, we all hear carols throughout the city. In line with our Paskong Pilipino Celebration, we would like our community to participate and join in the Holiday Spirit with the carols we love so much.
1. The contest is open to any group of 4-8 members residing in Davao City and neighboring cities/municipalities, except professional singing groups.
Each group shall sing with acoustic instruments only. Accompaniments (e.g. Acoustic Guitar, Beat Box, Harmonica allowed) Electric guitar, keyboard, synthesizer, drum set NOT ALLOWED. Body parts may be utilized as instruments in the caroling.
2. There will be two (2) qualifying rounds to be held on December 12 and 13, 2015. Each group will sing two (2) songs of your choice – 1 fast and 1 slow – for a maximum of six (6) minutes only (excluding entrance and exit). Two (2) points from the consolidated scores shall be deducted for every minute in excess of the allotted time and a fraction thereof in case of seconds.
3. Any Christmas songs in Tagalog, Visayan or English version may be sung.
4. The top five (5) groups from each of the qualifying rounds will further compete on the Grand Finals.
5. The Grand Finals shall be held on December 19, 2015 during the Paskong Pilipino BB Celebration.. The ten (10) finalists shall sing three (3) songs – two (2) choice piece and one (1) contest piece – for a maximum of 10 minutes only (excluding entrance and exit). Two (2) points from the consolidated scores shall be deducted for every minute in excess of the allotted time and a fraction thereof in case of seconds.
Contest Pieces include, Silent Night, Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas , Here Comes Santa Claus Sung , I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus, O Come All Ye Faithful, O Holy Night, Little Drummer Boy, Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire Sung, Away in a Manger.
6. The contest piece shall be drawn immediately after the 5 finalists have been selected on each Qualifying Round.
7. Criteria for Judging:
- Voice Quality 40%
- Timing and Interpretation 25%
- Originality and Creativity 25%
- Over-all Impact 10% _
- Total 100%
8. Prizes at stake:
1st Prize – P5K BB or Grillery Party for up to 20 PAX
2nd Prize – P3K BB or Grillery Party for up to 10 PAX
3rd Prize – P2K BB or Grillery Party for up to 5PAX
9. Deadline of Registration is on December 10, 2011. You can submit the Registration Form at any Backyard Burgers Branches or The Grillery.
Download Registration Form Here
For More Information, You may contact the following;
0822956935 BB South(Ecoland)
0822851377 BB Central (Quirino)
You can also text or call 09175513169
GRAB YOUR REGISTRATION FORMS NOW!!!!! and Let’s sing our christmas carols as we bring christmas spirit in our hearts! see you there!