Sing for Canada: Happy 150th!

Singing contest for Canada's 150th birthday hosted by B.C.'s lieutenant governor

Entries are now open for the third season of “Sing Me A Song”, B.C.’s lieutenant governor Judith Guichon’s music program to promote community spirit throughout the province. It’s an opportunity for musical groups of all ages and genres to write and sing an original song about what Canada’s sesquicentennial means to them or their community. in the lead up to Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations in 2017.

Reviewed by a panel of musicians from around the province and an award of $1,000 granted annually in each of three age categories, all submissions must have a minimum of eight voices and musical accompaniment is welcome.

Each song must be original content, no longer than five minutes in length, and be based on the Canada 150 themes. More information can be found on www.ltgov.bc.ca and entries for the 2016 competition are due by March 31.