“Yallafan (YF) is a unique music experience for independent / unsigned / amateur artists of the Arab World and their fans. YF frees musicians and fans and offers them new possibilities using the Internet. YF enables interaction between musicians and fans. The resulting synergy between musician and fan empowers each to push their YF experience to its fullest potential. Moreover, YF provides the means for musicians to network, further their careers, and make money from their original music. Best of all, YF is free and fair. It is free for fans and musicians to join and engage. It is fair, in that YF offers all the registered musicians the opportunities to promote themselves on the site.”
Best Independent Production contest
Second, Yallafan are organizing a Best Independent Production contest! It’s considered as the biggest contest to date – extending over eight music-packed months and offering a total of $22,800.00 in cash prizes! There will be a total of 48 winners! Each month features a different genre:
This segment of the Yallafan “Best Independent Song” contest will begin on:Monday, February 7, 2011. All contest entries must be submitted by:Sunday February 20, 2011. No late entries will be accepted.
Voting begins on: Tuesday, February 22, 2011.Voting ends on: Monday, February 28, 2011 11:59:59 PM UTC. Winners will be announced on the Yallafan website on: Wednesday, March 2, 2011.
The top three contestants whose songs receive the most votes between Tuesday, February 22, 2011 and Monday, February 28, 2011 11:59:59 PM UTC will receive a cash prize ($1000, $750, $500 respectively).
The top three contestants whose songs are chosen by the Yallafan panel of judges will also receive a cash prize ($300, $200, $100 respectively).