Video Requirements

Videos submitted by participants should fulfil the following requirements:

Time of filming

Participants can film the video at any time point of the year. Yet the age of participant during filming should be aligned with the age category.

Clear filming

  • Faces and performance gesture (including hands and pedals) of all participants should be filmed clearly in the video.
  • Do not put the artist in front of a bright light source (such as a window).

Editing and touch-ups

  • Any editing made after the start of performance will not be accepted except for stops between each movement.
  • Participants may add captions of the name of the piece when the performance starts. Other post-productions will not be accepted.
  • If any unaccepted post-production is found in the video, or if there is any post-production or touch-up on the soundtrack, the participant will be disqualified without notification.

Venue, dress code, video shooting technique

  • There is no limitation on the venue, dress code and technique of video shooting. Please dress in a neat and proper manner. 
  • Participants may self-arrangement the shooting matter according to their own conditions. 
  • Use of professional cameras or equipment is not a must. Videos taken with simple equipment, such as mobile phones, are enough.

Video uploads

  • The copyright of the videos belongs to the competition committee once they are submitted.
  • The competition committee may upload the videos to the website, YouTube channel or other online platforms for the competition, promotion or other uses without notifying participants.

Document uploads

Accept .avi .wmv .mov . mpeg4  .mp4 only