2019 Competition Timeline

January 30, 2019     Release of Guidelines (via www.namcya.com)

June 30, 2019            Deadline of Applications
August 5-9, 2019      Video Eliminations

Semifinal Round: Group categories (Choir and Rondalla) and Solo Rondalla Instrument category
*Schedules and venues may be subject to change
August 31 (Saturday)                Mindanao: Cagayan De Oro City, Misamis Oriental
September 7 (Saturday)           Visayas: Tacloban City, Leyte
September 14 (Saturday)         Metro Manila: TBA
September 29 (Saturday)         Northern Luzon: San Fernando, La Union
September 28 (Saturday)         Southern Luzon: Lucena City, Quezon

Semifinal Round: Solo Instruments
(all events will be in Metro Manila, venue to be announced)
November 12 (Tuesday)               University of the Philippines – Diliman
November 13 (Wednesday)        University of the Philippines – Diliman

NAMCYA Finals Week (November 26 – December 1)
(all Competition events at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Pasay City)

November 26 (Tuesday)                 Opening Ceremonies, Piano and Winds
November 27 (Wednesday)          Strings and Voice
November 28 (Thursday)               Solo Rondalla Instrument, Rondalla Ensemble
November 29 (Friday)                     Traditional Music Ensemble Concert, Choir
November 30 (Saturday)               Concert of Solo Winners
December 1 (Sunday)                     Concert of Group Winners, Closing Concert