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25th Anniversary Competitions

ECCB 25th Anniversary Song and Poetry Competition

The ECCB invites creative minds from across the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union to participate in its 25th Anniversary Song and Poetry Competition.

1st PRIZE - $3000 – SONG
(including an all expense paid trip to the Bank’s Headquarters in St Kitts to perform the song)

1st PRIZE - $2000 - POETRY


RULES AND CRITERIA FOR THE SONG COMPETITION

Purpose
To celebrate in part the 25th Anniversary of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank.

Rules
1) The song should be between 3-5 minutes in length.
2) The song should be of a Caribbean rhythm.
3) The song should be original.
4) The ECCB reserves all rights to all entries submitted.

Judging Criteria

  Components Information Score
  Originality   10
    The song should be original  
    The song should not have been previously performed  
       
  Lyrics   40
    The lyrics should be developed from the slogan  
    The song should convey a positive meaning about ECCB  
    The content should be flowing and meaningful  
    The song should have emotional impact  
       
  Delivery   20
    The delivery will be judged on  
    Voice clarity  
    Diction  
    Voice creativity  
       
  Melody   30
    Song should have a Caribbean Rhythm  
    The song should be catchy/appealing  
       
  Total   100

Submission Deadline
29 August 2008

Participation
The competition is open to all citizens of the ECCU territories.

Prize
The winner will receive an award of EC$3,000.00 and an all expense paid trip to St Kitts to perform the song at the Island/Cultural Night at the ECCB Headquarters.

Submission Format
Entries should be submitted to the ECCB Agency Office in your territory, or to the ECCB Headquarters, P O Box 89, Basseterre, St Kitts. Entries should include one demo on CD, and two (2) copies of the lyrics.   Top^


RULES AND CRITERIA FOR THE POETRY COMPETITION

Purpose
To celebrate in part the 25th Anniversary of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank.

Rules
The ECCB reserves all rights to all entries submitted.

Judging Criteria

  Components Information Score
  Originality   20
    The poem should be original  
    The poem should not have been previously published  
       
  Content   40
    The poem should be developed from the slogan  
    The poem should embrace ECCB’s strategy, mission, vision and functions  
    The poem should convey a positive message of ECCB  
       
  Sensory involvement   40
    Sensory involvement will be judged on:  
    Use of Language  
    Grammar  
    Punctuation  
    Diction  
    Imagery  
    Spatial Design  
    Artistic Harmony  
       
  Total   100

Submission Deadline
29 August 2008

Participation
The competition is open to all citizens of the ECCU territories.

Prize
The winner will receive an award of EC$2,000.00

Submission Format
Entries should be submitted to the ECCB Agency Office in your territory, or to the ECCB Headquarters, P O Box 89, Basseterre, St Kitts.  Top^

By entering the competition, entrants agree to the following:

1. Entrants hereby grant to the ECCB a perpetual, worldwide, exclusive, no-charge, royalty-free, irrevocable copyright license to reproduce, prepare Derivative Works of, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, broadcast, sublicense, and distribute the Work and such Derivative Works.

2. Entrants agree that their work may be exhibited at venues organized by the ECCB and through the ECCB website, or at any other place determined by the ECCB.

3. Entry in the contest constitutes agreement to allow photographs to be published, exhibited, reproduced and used in all forms and media by the ECCB.

4. The writer authorises the ECCB to use the writer’s name and likeness in connection with the competition. The writer agrees to undertake publicity appearances for the Competition as requested by the ECCB.

5. Each entry must be the original work of the person submitting it;

By entering the competition, entrants warrant to the ECCB that:

1. they have created and own the work submitted (including all elements of the work) and that nothing within any work that has been copied or added from another person’s work.

2. the whole of the copyright and any form of intellectual property rights in the work is vested in them.

3. they have not in any way assigned, licensed, disposed of, or otherwise encumbered any of their rights which allow them to deal freely with the work and the copyright therein.

Entrants acknowledge that the ECCB relies fully upon the warranties and licence given by entrants when submitting their entries, and in consideration of ECCB including works submitted by entrants in the ECCB Song and Poetry Competition. Entrants indemnify and hold the ECCB harmless from any claims, actions, proceedings, costs and expenses arising as a result of any allegation that the relevant entrant did not own or is not wholly entitled, and authorised to allow publication and reproduction of the work by the ECCB.

The ECCB shall not be liable for any loss of, or damage to, any of the entries and entrants shall not object to any alteration of the works nor to any adaptation or reproduction of the works by ECCB.  Top^


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