Romania: Battle of Songs is back!

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The song contest Battle of Songs is back this year, too! This year's message is an easy one: Do you know to write music? Send us a hit! Star Management has prepared substantial prizes for this year's winners.

On July 1st, has startedthe registration for Battle of Songs 2009. For 3 months, everyone interested in promoting their compositions is invited onour official website where the whole registration process will take place online.

The contest is an initiative of Zoli Toth who represented Romania in 2005 with his band Sistem and Luminita Anghel finishing 3rd in Kiev with the song Let me try.

Already at its 3rd edition, this year’s contest will give 2 prizes: "Grand Prize Battle of Songs", 4000 Euro and "Battle of Songs – people’s choice", 1000 Euro. "Battle of Songs" represents an opportunity for all composers/lyricists/arrangeurs worldwide who want their songs to catch the attention of influent people who belong to the music industry. The contest enables them the path to recognition and offers a real promotion.

he jury will gather: Andreea Berghea (Kiss Fm), Tiberiu Crisan (, Catalin Muraru (Roton), Bogdan Pavlica (Radio Romania Actualitati), Dan Popi (Media Services/EMI Music), Nono Semen (ProFm), George Zafiu (Europa Fm) and Zoli Toth ( Battle of Songs’ initiator, member of Sistem, Star Management).

The contest’s stages are:
July 1st – October 1st – songs and contestants’ registration
October 2nd – October 11th – jury’s selection of the 30 songs that will be proposed to the public for voting
October 12th – November 1st – sms voting, from the 30 songs, there will be 12 songs remaining
November 2nd – November 24th – the public will choose by sms the winner of the Popularity Award.
November 27 – will be announced the winner of the Grand Prize Battle of Songs – granted by the jury

Last year’s edition had George Hora as a winner. He was rewarded with a prize of 10.000 euro. Today, George works with big names of the Romanian music industry, signing – together with Puya – the smash hit "Undeva in Balcani".

For the official website of the contest press here

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