Calling all aspiring singers and songwriters…….
Christmas FM, Ireland’s favourite charity radio station, wants to put your song on the air this Christmas!
Enter your recording to be in with the chance of being named the Official Christmas FM Song of the Year
Are you a singer or songwriter who would love to hear your song on air – while also raising money for charity at the same time?
Christmas FM, the hugely popular charity radio station which raises hundreds of thousands of euro for deserving organisations every year, returned to the airwaves on Saturday, 28 November, and the station is looking for festive entries for their very special Christmas FM Song Contest!
The Christmas FM Song Contest is a fantastic opportunity for aspiring singer/songwriters to be heard by Christmas FM’s national and international audience. Simply write and record your very own Christmas song or cover version and fill out the online entry form at www.christmasfm.com and you never know – you could be hearing your song played on the very popular radio station this Christmas!
The winning entry will be played live on air and will be named the Official Christmas FM Song of the Year.
Closing date for entries is midnight Tuesday, 8 December.
Christmas FM is run as a not-for-profit operation with 100% of donations going directly to the charity. This year, all funds raised will go to Make A Wish Ireland. Since 2008, Christmas FM has raised over €600,000 for charities including ISPCC, Barnardos, Simon, Focus Ireland, Age Action and Aware. The station is funded by sponsorship which covers all the costs and is sponsored this year by An Post and Lidl. Once again, Christmas FM will broadcast from the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin who have kindly given the studio space for free. More than 90 volunteers will participate across the on-air production and promotion of the station this year, each devoting between 20 and 50 hours of their time.
The main radio frequencies for Christmas FM are Dublin City and County 94.3FM, Dublin Commuter Belt 88.1FM, Limerick 105.5FM, Galway 89.5FM, Cork 106.7FM, South East 103.8FM, North Midlands 101.6FM, North East 99.4 and North Wicklow is 99.5FM.
Christmas FM will also broadcast on Virgin Media Channel 900 (Digital TV subscribers only in Republic of Ireland).