A call for submissions for Festival de Viña del Mar 2016 has been made by the organisers of South America’s largest music event.
The Festival de Viña del Mar 2016 will be the 57th edition of the contest which is held annually in Viña del Mar, Chile. Festival de Viña del Mar consists of a number of performances from well known singers across the Americas and the World, but also features two competitive competitions the Folk Competition and the International Competition.
Rules for submissions are as follows:
- The song must not have taken part in any national or international festival/competition before 20 February, 2016.
- Songs must not exceed 3 minutes and 30 seconds
- Each composer and/or author can submit a maximum of two songs.
For both competitions a maximum of six countries will compete in either competition with the host nation of Chile guaranteed a place in both of the shows.
Songs for both competitions must be submitted by 12:00 on 30 September, 2015
Full rules for the competition can be found here.