Schnapps song contest

SNAPSVISETÄVLING

WHAT:
To write a Swedish style ‘snapsvisa’, but in English, for Nordic Lodge’s 50th anniversary on August 25th. The best songs will be included in the program book. The winner will be announced at the dinner and he/she will receive a prize.

HOW:
* In English
* To a well-known – by Swedes as well as Americans – melody
* Short
* Preferably with rhymes and a point

ANY SPECIAL SUBJECT
No!

WHEN:
Entries must be submitted by July 31st.
Maximum three entries per author.

DO THIS:
Put the song in a larger envelope together with a smaller envelope containing your name and contact info. Write the song title onto this smaller envelope.
Do not put your name (sender) on the larger envelope. (The jury doesn’t want to know the name of the sender.) The smaller envelope will not be opened until at the dinner event, when the winner’s name will be revealed.
Mail the larger envelope to Göran Rygert, 4390 Ivywood Dr NE, Marietta, GA 30062.
Remember, DO NOT put your name on the smaller envelope, just inside.
The larger envelope can contain several entries (max 3).
Contestants can also hand over (preferably by someone else than him/herself) the larger envelope – without his/her name on it – to any of the members of the planning committee.

THE JURY:
The jurors will be:
* Mia Peters
* Ida Pond
* Ralph Howard
* Göran Rygert

THE CONTEST IS OPEN TO:
Just like the 50th celebration is open to anyone, this contest is also open to anyone.
We hope to see the contestants at this event. It will be held at Roswell Country Club, Roswell, GA, on August 25th, starting with cocktails at 5 pm. The dinner will start at 6 pm. Read More Here →