Event Timeline

Open Call Submission

11 May to 9 July
All song entries must be received before 9 July 2018,11.59PM (GMT+08:00) via our website

Live Showcases

18-19 August & 25 – 26 August
The song entries received through the Open Call Submission will be curated and 48 song entries will be selected to be showcased via public live performances.


8 – 9 September
12 songs from the Live showcases will be selected for our Finale Concert, the songwriters of these songs will also be sent to attend our masterclasses helmed by established, renowned songwriters.

Finale Concert

29 September 2018
Songwriters could improvise on their song (should they wish to) for their final presentation at the Finale Concert. Awards will be presented at the end of the Finale Concert as recognition for the most outstanding songs throughout the entire Festival.

Fringe Event


“I Write The Songs” Sharing Sessions

In order to introduce the local Mando-pop scene and SG:SW2017, we will be organizing these sharing sessions at schools and in public. Through these sessions, participants will find out about the evolution of the mando-pop, from local to regional scene. Local singer-songwriters will also be on site to share their original works and music inspiration.

Through these sessions, we hope to inspire and motivate participants to “Write The Songs”

"I Write The Songs" Campus Sharing Session

May to July 2018

Specially crafted for Secondary & Tertiary Schools. If you are interested to have “I Write The Songs” Sharing Sessions on your campus, please send your interest to [email protected].

For more information, please see "I Write The Songs" Sharing Session

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