This concern those unpresented cheques for first 80% subsidy. We are aware that certain project cheques we sent out were not presented to the banks by the musicians. We attempted in the past months to contact the recipients of those cheques and most of them confirmed the cheques were well received. Yet there are those we are still not able to contact. Please be informed that the MMGO 2020 project shall be closed by the end of June, 2021. Except the processing of the balance 20% payment, we will not be able to offer cheque replacement but when it is strictly necessary, all bank charges shall be borne by the applicant. In any case, the issued cheques shall expire in 6 months from the date of issue, and we shall cease to entertain any request for cheque replacement at the expiration of 1 year. For enquiries, please contact Casper Chan at 2861 4313 or email: email@example.com
Press Release (Hong Kong ．31st May,2021) IFPI Hong Kong Group launching the Music Must Go On Documentary Premier Screening In appreciation of the support by all participants and fans The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (Hong Kong Group) Limited (IFPI Hong Kong Group) is pleased to announce that its project The Music Must Go On 2020 will be completed by 31st May, 2021. Such fruitful result was made possible through the support and sponsorship by Create Hong Kong (“CreateHK”) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as the Lead Sponsor, as well as other industry associations including the Hong Kong Recording Industry Alliance Limited (HKRIA) and the Music Publishers Association of Hong Kong Limited (MPA) as Supporting Organisations. As Hong Kong’s unique solution to foster confidence in music investment during the pandemic, The Music Must Go On 2020 began its preparation work back in mid-2020. Launched in la ...
We are pleased to announce that the RTHK31 (TV) "Arts On Air - The Music Must Go On" is ready to be "on air" now. The 1st episode will be on 14 March 2020 (Sunday) and followed by the next three consecutive Sundays, to make up a total of 4 episodes. The details are as follow: 1st Episode: 14 March 2021 (Sunday) 21:30-22:30 2nd Episode: 21 March 2021(Sunday) 21:30-22:30 3rd Episode: 28 March 2021(Sunday) 21:30-22:30 Last Episode: 4 April 2021 (Sunday) 21:30-22:30 Additionally, TV31 will feature a participating artiste on their "830 Magazine" on every Tuesday leading to each episode on the following Sunday. For programme updated information, please visit: https://www.rthk.hk/tv?lang=en Further details are also available at: "830 Magazine" promotion clip: https://fb.watch/45UP4DwxIb/ and "830 Magazine" Website: https://www.rthk.hk/tv/dtt31/programme/830_magazine?lang=en
Dear guests and members of the press, Today marks a landmark development for the recording industry in Hong Kong. As organizer of the MUSIC MUST GO ON project, we are pleased to witness its fruition with awareness and widespread support from the community. The scheme had ensure non-stop music entertainment to the music lovers in Hong Kong under the pandemic. After months in preparation, the project has produced 113 new recordings of Hong Kong golden melodies modernized by 98 artistes and bands, involving 55 music labels producing works from 93 local composers and lyricists, and created 800+ external jobs locally. Taking this opportunity, we like to express our gratitude once more to Create Hong Kong, Government of the HKSAR for their support and funding of our initiative. We take pride that different generations of music professionals, no matter how diverse their musical background is, have all converged to excite our audience at home and overseas with trend ...
This is a warm reminder to all labels under the MMGO project to submit their full reimbursement claim together with all supporting documents on or before 22nd February, 2021 to the organizer. Please study the Rules and Regulations as well as the Q&A and examples for a smooth process to receiving the subsidy.The submission shall first be made to our Liaison Manager. In case where the label needs to keep the original invoice issued by services to the label e.g. the music publishing licence invoice, we accept photo copies.For any clarification, please contact our Liaison Manager Mr. Daniel Kung at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Press Release IFPI Hong Kong Group leading the recording industry amid the pandemic Launching the Music Must Go On to inject new creative power in music (24th January,2021) The Hong Kong recording industry, renowned for its local repertoire, is negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The leading local recording industry body, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (Hong Kong Group) Limited (“IFPI (Hong Kong Group Ltd”) is determined to help the industry to regain confidence in sustaining the business by launching the Music Must Go On (“MMGO”). The project is set to unite the performers and creators, no matter how diverse their music culture and ideals in music be, to converge to support the continuance of Hong Kong’s music market. With the support of funding by Create Hong Kong (“CreateHK”) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the project received industry-wide support including the Hong Kong Recording Industry Alliance Limited (H ...
A warm reminder to all on the deadline of the release of project recordings in Hong Kong on or before 30th January, 2021 is issued today. The Project Producers should read the contract on definition of commercial release. The minimum condition is to have confirmation that the applicant has delivered the finished master and made the commercial arrangement with the distributor of the recording on or before 30th January, 2021, whichever digital or physical product arrangement is earlier. MOOV and music download platform HifiTrack.com (email@example.com) are ready to receive your MMGO recordings, among your favorite distributors in Hong Kong. For any concerns and issues or needing clarification on this, please contact the Liaison Manager Daniel Kung firstname.lastname@example.org immediately and before 30th January 2021.
The Request for Studio Practitioner Replacement Form, the updated Reimbursement Form as well as the Authorisation Form are available from the Download Section now.
The organizing team will in the course of this week to complete the vetting process and to dispatch approval recommendation emails to the relevant applicants. To ensure progress monitoring and timely processing, those receiving the recommendation emails should immediately: 1.Return an acknowledgement email to the organizer, and2.Prepare to send the complete set of hardcopy to the Organizer - IFPI (Hong Kong Group) Limited, including the signed original copy of the Application, the Rules and Regulations and the lyrics sheet.The Organiser will close the approval process by the 30th November, 2020.Applicants please note: The Organiser will not issue separate notice to those not included in the approved list.
The Organiser wish to thank the record labels, artistes and professional musicians for their interest in supporting this recording creating process. The application period is officially closed today the 10th November, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Applicants will be receiving the result of the applications in the course of the next week if not notified already.
Create Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the project only, and does not otherwise take part in the project. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials/events (or by members of the project team) are those of the project organizers only and do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Communications and Creative Industries Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, Create Hong Kong, the CreateSmart Initiative Secretariat or the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee.
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