Cultural Preservation Society & Paul Kia’i Modde, aka Paulo Kia'i Lono a Metis, Producer & Host of “Tropical
Rhythms” on 96.1 FM The World, Vancouver Canada, President of Lono International Productions is Producing,
Promoting & Publicizing the Inaugural North American Aboriginal Songwriting Contest & Pacific Westcoast
The Contest is open to any Indigenous person of
Metis, First Nations, Native Hawaiian or Inuit Heritage. The entrant (s) must be a resident of Canada or United
States.No entrants that are part of the Production team will be accepted. The music and lyrics of each entry song
( "the song" ) must be original and should not have been published or performed in public including radio
and television broadcast's or recorded on disk , film, tape or other electronic and mechanical means for commercial
The lyrics can be in any Aboriginal language or
English and can be traditional or contemporary as there will be categories for both. There will also be categories
in all genres of music, e.g. Pop, Rock, Country, Folk, Blues, Reggae, Hip Hop, Rap etc. All music must be submitted
on cd or cassette tapes and accompanied by 3 copies of the combined score and lyrics sheet. The total duration
of the song cannot exceed 4 minutes.
Each entrant may submit up to 4 works but only
one per category and only one will be chosen to enter the Final Contest. Each song should be sent on a separate
tape which will not be returned to the entrant.
All songs must be submitted to the office of the
Producer at Metis Cultural Preservation Society at the address below by 6:00 PM. on the date of the deadline for
entry. Entries by mail must be sent registered mail and dated no later than the Contest Deadline.
The judge's decision of the Organizer/Producer
The entrant warrants that he/she has not parted
with any copyrights in the song .
For Sponsorship inquiries,comments,ideas or suggestions and application
forms please contact:
Metis Cultural Preservation Society, Dale Haggerty,
10707 King George Hwy., Surrey, B.C., Canada, V3T 2X6
The Producer Paul Kia'i Modde
c/o The Metis Cultural Preservation Society,
call @ 604- 682-3269 ext. 9053,
email @ email@example.com
Waves of the best in Traditional & Contemporary Indigenous music from Canada, The United States, Hawaii, The
South Pacific & Cuba on Tropical Rhythms featuring history,music, culture & travel Saturday mornings 9-11am.
But mostly lots of great music. For sponsorship and advertising inquiries contact Dale Haggerty or Paul Kia'i Modde
at above numbers.
If you want an interview on my program via phone or live in the studio or have your music played on my program
send Press Kits to above address .
Live Internet @ www.fm961.com. Click English version, click studio voices and scroll down to Tropical Rhythms for
a picture of me in the studio.