We started to accept entry for the Recorded audition of WWC2016 via “WWC2016 Recorded audition Entry Form” page.
We are on stage to start the entry application for recorded audition on February 1st to the 29th.
We are looking forward to receive your entry!!!
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Uploaded Judging Guidelines and FAQ.
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Uploaded Recorded audition Guidelines.
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Uploaded WWC2016 Informations
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- Event Outline
- General Guideline
Uploaded WWC2016 Schedule.
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* This article describes the differences between IWC and WWC.
* This is not final – we will continue to update. Please check our future announcement.
* Please refer other issues on the previous guideline stated in IWC in 2014 for now. (archive)
* “**NEW**” is new issue.
- Recorded accompaniment (Classical and Popular)
- Allied Arts
- Hikifuki (Self-accompaniment) **NEW**
* Recorded accompaniment category is the same as IWC’s Classical and Popular categories.
* Hikifuki is new (max. 4 minutes). No self-accompaniment in Allied Arts category.
* Any kind of “automatic” instrument, such as windup music-box or electronic instrument which has automatic function is not allowed in Hikifuki category. Manual instruments are allowed – such as Piano, Ukulele, Guitar, auto-harp or hand-operated music-box.
* It is allowed to entry in one, two or all categories.
* Only Recorded accompaniment category has age division.
* Only Recorded accompaniment Adult division – 18 and older – has gender division
Age division (Recorded accompaniment category)
- Junior (under 18) **NEW**
- Senior (65 and older) **NEW**
- Adult female (18 and older)
- Adult male (18 and older)
* Adult division is for 18 and older. (IWC: 20 and older)
* Junior (under 18) is a new division that replaces Child (up to 12) and Teen (13 to 19). Adult entrants must be 18 or older.
* Senior is a new division. If you are 65 or older, you can choose to enter as Adult or Senior.
* Age division is based on your age on the last day of this event. (July 17th 2016)
* Each category and division has a First Place (Champion), and Second and Third prize. (IWC: Allied Arts has no third prize)
* Whistling Symposium is held the first day of the event. **NEW**
* Opening Concert is on the first night of the event.
* The First Round will be on the second day, and Final Round on the third day.