SongsNepal Acoustic Festival 2016 – Terms and Conditions

Details & Guidelines for SongsNepal Acoustic Festival 2016:

1. SongsNepal Acoustic Festival 2016 is Global Nepali Acoustic Singing Competition brought to you by
2. This contest is open to all people regardless of citizenship or nationality as long as their submitted video includes an original composed Acoustic Nepali Song.
3. This Contest will start all video submissions from the 1st May, 2016 to 31st August, 2016.

1. To participate, the contestant will have to upload their acoustic song’s music video through any video uploading (hosting) websites viz. YouTube, Google Drive, Vimeo, DailyMotion, MySpace,, Yahoo, Photobucket etc.
2. Contestants can either participate as an individual artist or as a group.
3. When your music video is uploaded, you would have to do the following steps in order to be recognised as a contestant for SongsNepal Acoustic Festival 2016;
a. Go to SongsNepal’s website Participation Form.

b. Fill in all the blanks provided on the online form where you will be asked to give the following details:

i. Name of the participant either as an individual or as a group.
ii. Country where you are participating from.
iii. The title of your song.
iv. The URL of your acoustic song’s Music Video.
v. Your e-mail just in case we need to contact you for further news about this contest.
vi. Phone Number we can contact you at.
vii. Description about your Acoustic Music Video.
viii. Lyrics and Chords of your Acoustic Song.

c. For contestants having trouble with music video, we will provide you an opportunity to shoot a video of your Acoustic Music Song by the SongsNepal team with minimal cost of Rs. 8,000.

d. If you have any further inquiries or any doubts about the participation, you can call us at 01-4243229 or e-mail us at

e. The last of video submission will be on the 31st August, 2016 and participants can only submit their video once.

Competition Round:

1. Upon video submission, your video will be selected by SongsNepal to be uploaded on our online networks to enable voting if we at SongsNepal feel that your video is eligible to participate if you meet all criteria for the competition.
2. After your video is uploaded, we will notify you via e-mail or contact number for you to accumulate votes for your video to win the award for ‘Most Liked Video of SongsNepal Acoustic Festival 2016’.
3. The winners; First Place and 1st Runner-Up, will be then selected on Voting Basis. Each participants will have Two Voting Choice to vote their favourite participants other than themselves; SongsNepal too will have Two Voting Choice. The winners with maximum votes will be revealed during the Success Party of SongsNepal Acoustic Festival 2016.
4. Selected Contestants will be recalled to attend the Success Party of SongsNepal Acoustic Festival 2016.
5. Upon winning, the winners will be awarded as promised by SongsNepal.

Participation Criteria

a. All entries need to be original composed Nepali Acoustic Song.
b. Participants found to be indulged in generating automatic (bot) Likes (voting) for ‘Most Liked Video category’ will be terminated.
c. Any entries found copied will be disqualified and SongsNepal will not be liable for any liabilities arising out of it.

Terms & Conditions:

a.By submitting your Acoustic Music Video, you will be agreeing upon the following term; (a) all the Participants agrees to grant SongsNepal a perpetual, exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, print, display, duplicate, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in the media as we please; and (b) All Participants agrees to certify that any person pictured in the submitted media (i.e.; if a minor is present he/she has his/her parent/legal guardian’s consent), and (c) All the participants agrees to indemnify SongsNepal (including SongsNepal’s directors, Officers, employees, agents, contractors and affiliates) and will hold them harmless from, for and against all liabilities, claims, damages, and expenses (including; without limitations, attorneys – fees) arising from a claim that the Content infringes upon a third party’s Intellectual Property Rights.

b. SongsNepal will reserve all rights, at our sole discretion, to review all videos prior to their submission and to remove any video at any time for any video without any prior notice. All the participants will not be entitled to any consideration in lieu of such videos.

3. It is strictly prohibited to upload Videos that might contain any expression of hate, abuse, offensive images or conduct, obscenity, pornography, sexually explicit or any material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable law or regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with these Terms and Conditions.

4. Selected Contestants will be contacted by the representatives of SongsNepal via the contact number shared by you whilst filling in your details on the registration form.

5. The prizes awarded are deemed to be of personal value to the winners and are not transferrable or to be sold under any circumstances.

6. SongsNepalwill not be responsible for any loss, injury or any other liability arising out of the Promotion or due to participation by any person in the Promotion.

7. Neither party shall be deemed to be in default of or to have breached any provision of this Agreement as a result of any delay, failure in performance or interruption of service, resulting directly from acts of God, acts of civil or military authorities, civil disturbances, wars, strikes or other labour disputes, fires, transportation contingencies, interruptions in telecommunications or Internet services or network provider services, failure of equipment and/or software, other catastrophes or any other occurrences which are beyond either party’s reasonable control.