Sing a song for Canada

  • Mar. 7, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Charlotte council will forward a letter from BC’s Lieutenant Governor to the local choir lead by Gordon Horner, informing it of a singing and song writing competition to honour Canada’s 150 birthday in 2017.The letter said the competition is open to amateur British Columbians of all ages and requires a minimum of 15 voices to join in singing an original song about what Canada’s birthday means to them or their community.An award of $1,000 will be granted in three age categories each year leading up to the celebration.”The songs will be judged on originality, musicality and spirit,” the ‘Sing Me A Song’ website said.It also said entries must be under five minutes in length and submitted by May 7, 2014.A copy of the entry form and song submitting criteria can be found at www.ltgov.bc.ca.

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