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Tuesday, September 20, 2005

'Toto Funds The Arts' Music Awards

TOTO FUNDS THE ARTS (TFA) announces the second annual award for young musicians and bands. The award is worth Rs. 50,000 in kind, intended to support the advancement of your musical career.

BUT: If you are older than 30 on January 1, 2006, and do not live in India, read no further!
ALSO: The spirit of the TFA Awards is to identify and encourage young talent. Therefore, do not submit an entry if you are already a known name.

TFA is looking for entries in all types of music and from all parts of India. The list of genres extends from rock, jazz, heavy metal, trance, house, instrumental, folk - to the as yet unimagined. Entries should adequately represent the musician/band's range of music.

The submissions should be 100% original. Use of samples and remixes is not permitted. Cover versions will not be accepted.

Entries should be sent as three CD copies of the music. The entries should reach TOTO FUNDS THE ARTS (TFA) before November 10, 2005.

TOTO FUNDS THE ARTS (TFA) H 301 Adarsh Gardens 8th Block, 47th Cross Jayanagar Bangalore 560 082

- Entries must be accompanied by a signed statement confirming the applicant's date of birth, whether the applicant has public music releases in existence, and also affirming that the submitted work is original.
- Submitted material will not be returned.
- The decision of the TFA jury is final and cannot be contested in any forum.

TOTO FUNDS THE ARTS (TFA) is a not-for-profit public charitable trust set up in memory of Toto Vellani who was intensely passionate about music, literature and films of all kinds.


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