Music Makes People Happy Competition
This exciting new program is designed to encourage and celebrate youth Musical and Vocal categories. Scholarships will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place at the OI level for each category. The Musical or Vocal submission shall be no longer than three minutes. The Musical Happiness Competition – Musical and Vocal – gives the youth we serve another outlet for their creativity!
- The topic for the Musical and Vocal Competition is ‘Choose Happiness’.
- Contestants must be a minimum age of 11 and under the age of 19 as of October 1st of the current Optimist International contest year (October 1 – September 30) and who have not yet completed secondary school or its equivalent, including CEGEP students in Québec, Canada.
- Any performances must be original material or in the public domain (free of copyright and/or royalty free).
- All entries must be submitted through YouTube using the #OptimistMusicalHappiness2021 no later than March 15, 2021. Also, email the YouTube link to firstname.lastname@example.org and in the subject line write #OptimistMusicalHappiness2021 and include the attached form. The Musical or Vocal submission shall be no longer than three minutes.
- At the International level, 1st place in each category will receive a $250 scholarship; 2nd place in each category will receive a $150 scholarship and 3rd place in each category will receive a $100 scholarship.
- The winners will be announced on the International Day of Happiness on March 20, 2021.