After a long day of live selections at the Trafalgar Recording Studios in Rome the jury – consisting of Sergio Garroni, owner and artistic director of Unconventional Music; Francesco Valente, musician; Stefania Vijesh, head of press office and promotion & radio TV (Top1 Communication); John Spinosa, an expert in media communication &; Maria Romana Barraco, artistic director and speaker of We Want Radio; and Ahmed Abdulle, a music journalist (time) – has decreed the names of 24 competitors entering the finals of the national competition of song writing, music, to be held from 26 to 28 July to Collicello Amelia (TR).
Akille (Alcide Gazzoli – MN) with “you can’t”, Alberto Bettin (VE) with Red “Hopes”, Alessio Alexandra (NO) with “the life of a dead man (Mr Charon)”, Anyma (Andrea Buccella – PE) with “black widow”, harmonious Distracted (TR) with “Come on”, Barbara & Puffballs L’Ouverture de the sense (AV) with “Infernalmente land”, Daniele Asteggiante (BO) with “wind & dust”, David Camilleri (Rome) with “Simone”, Francesca Romana (BR) with “Green” Song, Gentileska (TA) with “but how does”, Giancarlo Rinaldi (RI) with “greatness”, Giuseppe Marra (London) with “six” drawing, Liana Marino (CB) with “Espero (hope), Lorenzo Meazzini (AR) with Lemongrass and blankets”, Luigi Friotto (CH) with “the place of ports”, Mary Sultana (SR) with “a word” Meskalina (Michael Taha – PE) with “aren’t I”, Ninhalua (Carla Manduca – PA) with “Silencer”Paul Propolis (NA) with “the tears of the gods”, Priscilla Bei (Rome) with “Shrapnel”, Breath (Lara Ingrosso –) with “Fly around”, Riccardo Azzali (Rome) with “The Beard”, Ricardo Cicerchia (Rome) with “don’t go away”, Purple (Rossana Pica – MI) with “Paris”.
In addition to their previously unreleased track, each competitor must submit a song with new arrangement, Samuele Bersani, Unconventional Artist 2013. A tribute (in life) to Catholic artist through the performance of competitors (songwriters, singer-songwriters, soloists and bands) will trace the more than 20-year career.
Several cash prizes, which will be delivered in the final stage. The first prize “Against Music” will be prizes with a total value of € 4,500 (scholarship from € 1000,00, realization of the Videoclip of the song winner for a value of € 2,000 .00 and a digital photo Book worth € 1,500 .00) in addition to a proposal for editorial/record contract. Prize money also in third place and critic’s award. Under other awards such as the prize and the prize FIOFA Endas.
Also contestants finalists, will participate in the webcontest proclaimed by We Want Radio, media partner of the event, to the most voted song on the web. The winner will be the protagonist of a monographic exhibition of “I Like it!” We Want Radio program dedicated to emerging and independent music. The voting will take off on June 5, 2013 (www.wewantradio.it/premio-we-want-radio.html).
The Unconventional Music Contest is sponsored by Town of Amelia, province of Terni, Umbria region and by A.F.I and F.I.O.F.A. and is supported by the Proloco of Collicello of Amelia.
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