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Restoring the World Heritage Treasure through Music

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Our Filipino ancestors, creative, resourceful, artistic. With the goal of farming rice for the community and growing crops, they carved the mountains and created the well known Banaue rice terraces. Done without any help of modern equipments but meticulously worked and thought about to evenly distribute water from the mountains to the crops. as centuries  and generations passed, the living wonder slowly dies as modernization expands. Restoring and maintaining this heritage that was passed to us is our duty that we should not ignore. 
With this being said, Universal Harvester, Inc., together with the local government of Banaue offers a new experience to the Filipino and to the world. The 2018 BANAUE International Music Composition Competition invites composers around the Philippines and all over the world to create Banaue-inspired symphonic works. This is the first time that a competition of this magnitude will be held in the Philippines. With the Grand Prize of 12,000USD, two Consola…