Each entrant can be solo(one-man band) or a group with a maximum of 7 members. Final material must have live instrumentation (no minus one allowed.
Original composition integrating any one or more indigenous musical instrument.
Original Song written in Filipino, any native Philippine language, or a mix of both.
May Music Video Pa!
Entry must contain a music video for the composition. Shot in any Pinoy “kanto” or area, and rendered in minimum 720p quality. Video shall be posted as unlisted video on Youtube.
Panalo sa CCP Kanto
From all the entries, pre-qualifiers will be chosen and posted on CCP’s official social media pages. All pre-qualifiers may have the chance to be partnered by CCP’s accredited distribution and publishing companies for their material.
The Top 15 Finalists will be chosen and awarded with prizes worth Php 150,000 plus unlimited local and international opportunities with the Cultural Center of the Philippines.