ABS-CBN POPS UP PINOY MUSIC VIA “HIMIG HANDOG”

ABS-CBN sets the stage for brilliant Filipino composers to share their musical masterpieces to the world as it launches the Philippines’ biggest multimedia songwriting competition “Himig Handog” with the theme, “Pinoy Pop (P-POP) Love Songs.”

Now on its 5th year, “Himig Handog” makes music history once again as it continues to search for exceptional musical talents with endearing uniquely ‘Pinoy’ love songs that can transcend generations and stand out in the world like some of today’s OPM classic love songs which were popularized through “Himig Handog” including ‘Hanggang’ which was interpreted by Wency Cornejo; ‘Kung Ako Na Lang Sana’ by Bituin Escalante; ‘Kung Ako Ba S’ya’ by Piolo Pascual; ‘Bye Bye Na’ by Rico Blanco; and ‘This Guy’s In Love With You Pare’ by Parokya ni Edgar.

“Himig Handog: P-POP Love Songs” is open to any Filipino composer (Filipino citizen or Filipino descent); here and abroad, amateur or professional; an individual composer and/or lyricist, or up to three individual composers and/or individual lyricists collaborating for one entry. An individual composer may submit a maximum of two entries. Entries may be written in Filipino, English or Taglish, and in any popular music genre or a fusion of known genres.

Filipino songwriters worldwide can start submitting their best original love songs online via the official website of “Himig Handog” at http://himighandog.abs-cbn.com and its official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HimigHandogPPop. Deadline of submission of entries is on June 30 (Saturday).

For more details, visit the “Himig Handog” Secretariat at Star Creatives Group, 2/F ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, ELJCC Bldg., Eugenio Lopez Drive, Quezon City 1100, Philippines; call 415-2272 locals 3423, 3437, 3415, and 3621; visit its official website http://himighandog.abs-cbn.com/, Facebook fan https://www.facebook.com/HimigHandogPPop, or follow @PPopLoveSongs on Twitter.

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Mga Pilipinong kompositor saan man sa mundo, maaaring sumali sa “Himig Handog: P-POP Love Songs”
ABS-CBN, BIBIGYANG BUHAY ANG PINOY POP SA “HIMIG HANDOG”

Bilang pagpupugay sa natatanging kakayahan ng mga Pilipinong kompositor, muling inilunsad ng ABS-CBN ang pinakamalaking multimedia songwriting competition na “Himig Handog” na may temang “Pinoy Pop (P-POP) Love Songs.”

Sa ikalima nitong taon, muling lilikha ang “Himig Handog” ng kasaysayan sa larangan ng musika sa pagpapatuloy nitong pagtuklas ng de-kalibreng Filipino composers na may mga obra maestra na tiyak na tatatak sa puso ng mga nakikinig at mamahalin ng maraming henerasyon gaya ng ilan sa OPM classic love songs ngayon na sumikat sa pamamagitan ng “Himig Handog” kabilang ang ‘Hanggang’ na inawit ni Wency Cornejo; ‘Kung Ako Na Lang Sana’ ni Bituin Escalante; ‘Kung Ako Ba S’ya’ ni Piolo Pascual; ‘Bye Bye Na’ ni Rico Blanco; at ‘This Guy’s In Love With You Pare’ ng Parokya ni Edgar.

Bukas ang “Himig Handog: P-POP Love Songs” sa sinumang Pilipinong kompositor (Filipino citizen o Filipino descent); dito o sa ibang bansa, amateur o professional; solo man o grupo na may hanggang tatlong miyembro. Ang isang composer ay maaaring magpasa ng hindi hihigit sa tatlong kanta. Ang mga entry ay maaaring isulat sa wikang Filipino, Ingles, o Taglish at sa anumang kilalang music genre o kombinasyon ng iba’t ibang genres.

Maaari nang magpada ng entries para sa “Himig Handog: P-POP Love Songs” sa pamamagitan ng internet; i-upload lamang ang original love songs sa pisyal na website ng “Himig Handog” na http://himighandog.abs-cbn.com at sa opisyal nitong Facebook page sa https://www.facebook.com/HimigHandogPPop.  Ang huling araw ng pagpasa ng entries ay sa Hunyo 30 (Sabado).

Para sa karagdagang detalye, ang mga interesadong sumali ay maaaring bumisita  sa “Himig Handog” Secretariat sa Star Creatives Group, 2/F ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, ELJCC Bldg., Eugenio Lopez Drive, Quezon City 1100, Philippines; tumawag sa 415-2272 locals 3423, 3437, 3415, at 3621; o mag-log on sa official website na http://himighandog.abs-cbn.com/, Facebook fanpage https://www.facebook.com/HimigHandogPPop, o sundan ang @PPopLoveSongs sa Twitter.

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