Contest on for symphonic music inspired by Banaue

MUSIC THAT extols the beauty of the centuries-old rice terraces and traditions of the Ifugaos is at the heart of the newly launched Banaue International Music Composition Competition (BIMCC), said Josefino “Chino” Toledo, the competition’s artistic director. “The restoration has been underway for a few years now but this competition was made to further gain […] The post Contest on for symphonic music inspired by Banaue appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineMar 13th, 2018

Multimillion international symphonic composition contest launched to save Banaue Rice Terraces

An international symphonic competition has been organized to highlight efforts at preserving the Banaue Rice Terraces. Sponsored by Universal Harvester Inc., with the Municipality of Banaue, the tilt seeks to give tribute to the music and culture of rice-farming communities living around the terraces. The International Symphonic Competition for Banaue Rice Terraces Restoration was announced in a press conference hosted by Universal Harvester at the Rizal Ballroom of Makati Shangri-La hotel. The rice terraces, which consist of five clusters in Banaue and Kiangan municipalities, are considered a cultural and natural heritage. They are inscribed in the World Heritage L...Keep on reading: Multimillion international symphonic composition contest launched to save Banaue Rice Terraces.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 11th, 2018

Julianne Hough will play Jolene in Parton anthology show

NEW YORK --- Julianne Hough is the other woman. She will play Jolene in Netflix's upcoming anthology series based on Dolly Parton's music. "Dolly Parton's Heartstrings" will consist of eight episodes, each inspired by one of Parton's songs. In the "Jolene" version, Hough will play a free spirit with big dreams to leave her small town. Parton will act as the owner of a local country bar where Hough's Jolene is a waitress. Hough co-starred with Tyler Hoechlin in the movie "Bigger" about Joe Weider, who co-founded the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness and who created the Mr. Olympia contest. She played his wife, fitness model Betty Weider. "Dolly Parton's ...Keep on reading: Julianne Hough will play Jolene in Parton anthology show.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018

Refugee baby inspires French Eurovision quest

Mercy was born in March 2017 on the Aquarius, the vessel which rescued her Nigerian mother as she attempted the perilous crossing from Libya to seek a new life in Europe. Like so many before, the people smugglers had little regard for their human cargo and the boat she sailed on soon began to sink. Madame Monsieur --- Emilie Satt, 29, and Jean-Karl Lucas, 35 --- were rehearsing in the studio when they saw a photo of the just born Mercy on Twitter. "We were really moved by this story; we wanted to put into music the feelings it inspired in us," they told AFP in an interview. Then when they were chosen to represent France at this year's Eurovision contest in Lisbon, "We kne...Keep on reading: Refugee baby inspires French Eurovision quest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan has new solo album coming 2019

Rolling Stone reports that the Guns N' Roses bassist has a solo album in the works, due out in 2019. According to the music website, this latest album will be a "musical follow-up" to Duff McKagan's book, "How to Be a Man (and Other Illusions)", released three years ago. The musician was reportedly inspired by his travels, notably on tour with Guns N' Roses. His last solo album, "Believe In Me", was released in 1993. In 2011, Duff McKagan's Loaded band released "The Taking". Guns N' Roses concludes their "Not in This Lifetime" tour in Honolulu, Hawaii, Dec. 8. JB RELATED STORIES: WATCH: Eminem teases 'Good Guy' video featuring Jessie Reyez   'Huwag mong s...Keep on reading: Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan has new solo album coming 2019.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Leonard Cohen exhibit to tour internationally

The Leonard Cohen exhibit "A Crack in Everything", which was inaugurated last year in Montreal, Canada is headed on an international tour that will include stops in New York, Copenhagen and San Francisco. "Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything", which had the blessing of the late artist, is described as a multidisciplinary exhibition combining visual art, virtual reality, installations, performances, music and writing, and featuring a collection of brand new work commissioned from and created by local and international artists who were inspired by Leonard Cohen's style and recurring themes. Montreal's contemporary art museum (MAC) launched the exhibition last November as part of...Keep on reading: Leonard Cohen exhibit to tour internationally.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Friendly harmony

The contestants show off their vocal prowess during the ninth edition of China-Vietnam Friendship Singing Contest in Hanoi, Vietnam. The competition, which concluded last Saturday night, helped step up cultural exchanges between the two countries and foster music talents......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Chance The Rapper, Cardi B, T.I. to judge Netflix hip-hop contest series

MANILA, Philippines – Missed watching the unscripted charm of live auditions and music talent searches on TV? Apparently, Netflix did, too.  For 2019, the streaming giant is bringing its first-ever hip-hop music competition series to screens with  Rhythm + Flow, a music and TV tie-up starring 3 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Vice Ganda says Regine Velasquez inspired him to enter show biz

Vice Ganda told Regine Velasquez that she was his reason for entering the world of entertainment. He made this statement after Asia's Songbird congratulated him for all his accomplishments. During his interview with Velasquez on "Gandan Gabi Vice" on Sunday, the talk-show host felt emotional as the singer expressed her admiration for his accomplishments. "Alam mo, saying that Regine is my idol is an understatement. Hindi ko siya idol, she's my hero," he exclaimed. "Nagsimula ako mag-perform ng dahil sa'yo. Ng dahil sa kanta mo. Nahilig ako sa music ng dahil sa'yo. Natuto ako mag-ipon para bumili ng cassette tape, ng multiplex CD dahil sa'yo." (I started to perform because...Keep on reading: Vice Ganda says Regine Velasquez inspired him to enter show biz.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

Jose Mari Chan’s one-man effort to usher in Christmas in September

Christmas hits of multi-awarded musician Jose Mari Chan has become a staple on the playlist of radios and piped-in music in malls and stores as soon as September starts. And Filipinos do notice! They share witty memes about him on social media and recount the many ways that veteran crooner and composer have inspired the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Poland holds 1st Chopin contest on historical instruments

      WARSAW, Poland --- The world's first Frederic Chopin piano competition performed on instruments from the composer's era has opened in Warsaw, aiming to revive the sound and technique of the music as it was written in the 19th century.   Thirty pianists from the United States, Japan, China, Russia, and across Europe will perform works by Chopin and other Polish composers of his time, as well as by Johan Sebastian Bach. The Polish compositions include those by Chopin's piano teacher, Jozef Elsner.   The competitors will begin performances on original and reconstructed period instruments, including Erard and Pleyel pianos, on Tuesday at th...Keep on reading: Poland holds 1st Chopin contest on historical instruments.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018


Students perform a dance during the Higalaay carnival street dance contest in Cagayan de Oro on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Inspired by the Carnival festival in Brazil, the street dance is one of the key events in the celebration of the feast of St. Augustine, the patron saint of Cagayan de Oro on August 28. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

Kean on Unique: I didn’t take him away from IV of Spades

I don't want any drama---what's important to me is making good music and art," said musician Kean Cipriano, who belied online accusations that he coaxed young artist Unique Salonga into leaving his former band, IV of Spades, so he could sign him up as a solo artist under his new label. "I felt sad when I learned that Unique had disengaged from the band. I'm a fan. They were tight and have great songs. But then, I was getting feedback that I took him away from his band," Kean told reporters at the recent press launch of O/C Records. "There's no way I would do that." Kean, who used to manage the retro-inspired IV of Spades---which is now left with Zildjian Benitez, Badjao de Cast...Keep on reading: Kean on Unique: I didn’t take him away from IV of Spades.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

Lisbon-influenced music for Madonna

Madonna and son David Banda Having lived in Portugal for the past year, it only made sense, Madonna said, that her upcoming album would be inspired by the country's music scene. 'How coul.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Madonna has an album coming this year

Madonna revealed she has an album coming out before the year's end, and said its music is inspired in part by her new home city of Lisbon. In an interview with........»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

Lush made a bath bomb inspired by Ariana Grande’s “God Is A Woman”

If you haven't seen Ariana Grande's "God Is A Woman" music video yet, what are you doing? If you have seen it, you would have seen her floating in pastel-colored water, which is everyone's bathtub dream, including Ariana's. She did say that she would "do anything" to make it happen. And that dream might not be that far anymore. omg @lushcosmetics i'll do anything --- Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) July 15, 2018 Lush saw the photos circulating the Internet, including and decided to experiment on making one. According to Glamour, Lush product inventor Jack Constantine started working on it right away. He even shared the process on Instagram. A post shared by Jack Constan...Keep on reading: Lush made a bath bomb inspired by Ariana Grande’s “God Is A Woman”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2018

Do you want to be a K-pop idol? There is a contest for that

KOREAN POP idols are all the craze not just in Asia but worldwide — BTS headlined the 2018 Billboard Music Awards and even appeared on Ellen; Big Bang celebrated its 10th anniversary by guesting on CNN’s Talk Asia; and Korean music festivals featuring boy and girl groups are making the rounds of Europe and the Middle East. K-pop fame is indeed enticing — although the road to stardom is never easy......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Hymns for Banaue

By Niña Elyca Ruiz, Contributor Significant efforts to conserve the Banaue Rice Terraces are music to our ears…sometimes literally. Recently, 20 composers were chosen to undergo a cultural immersion and fine-tune their music as part of the semi-final round of the very first Banaue International Music Composition Competition (BIMCC). Launched in November last year, the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

Julie Anne San Jose is proud of herself for writing her own songs

After releasing her latest single for her upcoming EP, Julie Anne San Jose talked to about her music. When asked about writing her own songs she said it was a "very gratifying experience." "The moment you hear the final product---the arrangement, music, and lyrics all coming together---is satisfying. It makes me feel proud." A post shared by Jules San Jose (@myjaps) on Jun 21, 2018 at 9:00am PDT Her new song "Tayong Dalawa" is supposed to be about a long distance relationship, the opposite of her current situation. She is currently dating actor Benjamin Alves. "I guess it's not applicable to me because I'm happy right now. But I was inspired by the though...Keep on reading: Julie Anne San Jose is proud of herself for writing her own songs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Andy Grammer promises fans high-energy performances in PH show

While some pop artists burst into the scene at a young age and enjoy a meteoric rise to fame, others take a longer path to success, like the American pop-rock/soul artist Andy Grammer. He started to write songs at 15. He studied music in his early 20s. But it wasn't until he was 26 that he was discovered while playing on the streets of a shopping and dining district in downtown Santa Monica, California. And then, finally, at 30, he scored his first Billboard Top 10 hit with country-inspired pop tune "Honey, I'm Good." But Andy wouldn't have it any other way, even if given the choice. "I'm really grateful for all the success I have had. And in many ways I'm thankful that I had to wo...Keep on reading: Andy Grammer promises fans high-energy performances in PH show.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2018

Youtube Fanfest, Creator Camp & Taytay Tiangge – Manila Vlog – Manila Video

Hi mga bibies! (Quack!) Welcome to another vlog. Hope you enjoy and please like and subscribe! Love you all! XOXO ⬇️ Music ⬇️ Dj Quads – Gonna Miss U Joakim Karud – Keep On Going Dj Quads – Downtown Funk Ikson – Nowhere LAKEY INSPIRED – Better Days ⬇️ Vlogging Gears ⬇️ • MAIN Camera… link: Youtube Fanfest, Creator Camp & Taytay Tiangge – Manila Vlog – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018