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FILSCAP celebrates Linggo ng Musikang Pilipino with Lecture Series

In celebration of Linggo Ng Musikang Pilipino, the Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (FILSCAP) will hold its 8th Annual Master Lecture Series, which features renowned Filipino songwriters who share their tips, songwriting process, and stories behind their compositions that have become part of our ever-growing collection of original Filipino songs. Proclamation 933, issued on Dec 19, 2014, declares the last week of July as “Linggo Ng Musikang Pilipino” to promote awareness and appreciation of homegrown music and advance Filipino art and culture as well as contribute to our country’s economy by providing employment and a viable revenue stream from the creative sector.

FILSCAP Statement Regarding The Use Of Copyrighted Songs In The Election Campaign

FILSCAP would like to remind those who are engaged in election campaign that the public playing of copyrighted songs (whether live or recorded) during campaign rallies or sorties requires a license from the copyright owner as provided under Sec. 177.6 of the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines, as amended (“IP Code”).

The Basics of Music Copyright

April 26 is the World Intellectual Property Day which is celebrated every year to increase people’s awareness and understanding of intellectual property. Definitely worth a read!