Unwind Center Announces Lyrics Competition

The Unwind Center, in conjunction with the organizers of the Madras Day celebrations is pleased to announce the Madras Day Lyrics Competition.

The contest, in connection with the Madras Day festivities (Aug 20-27), gives local talent the chance to write a song inspired by their city. The lyrics can be on anything that is Chennai’ like how our auto drivers need Red Cards or the sundal-kaadhal on the Marina.

There are three prizes on offer and the winning song will be published on the Madras Day website and in other prominent local media. There will also be a prize giving ceremony.

Madras Day celebrates the founding of the city in 1639, through a series of functions and events the organizers aim to commemorate and celebrate the city's past and improve its future.

To help you write your song, the Unwind Center will be holding two Lyric Writing Workshops. These will be facilitated by Rob Taylor, who studied Songwriting at The University of Memphis, USA.

The workshop will cover areas such as Song Structure, Rhyming, Hooks and other important areas of lyrics writing.
The sessions are- Friday 14th July 2006: 5pm-6:30pm @ The Unwind Center Performance Theatre, 67, 3rd Cross St., Gandhinagar, Adyar, Chennai-20 Tel: +91-44-55274472

And on:
Wednesday 19th July 2006: 5pm-6:30pm @ The Unwind Center Hub, 8/19 Manikeswari Road, Kilpauk, Chennai-10 Tel: +91-44-55484352

Both sessions are free, but seats are limited. Call the relevant branch of the

Unwind Center to reserve your entry or mail rob@unwindcenter.com
Entry forms for the competition will be available at the sessions, or e-mail the address above for a copy.

The closing date for entries is 15th August 2006