FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Popular Voting Opens For Is One Life Enough Theme Song Contest

dit_promo_5 Dublin, Ireland – November 15, 2010 – Popular voting is now open for the Is One Life Enough Theme Song Contest. Artist awards include recognition and prizes from Dublin Institute of Technology in Dublin Virtually Live. Voter awards include great music and “I Voted” in-world tee-shirts. All Second Life Residents are eligible to vote at the IOLE Song Contest Web Site [http://www.siterma.com/iole/]. Winners will be announced December 1st.

Virtual Environments: Is one life enough is an award-winning, university-level course on the professional use of social media, including Second Life, Facebook, Twitter, Blogging, and YouTube. The course is taught online at the Dublin Institute of Technology in Dublin Virtually Live Campus. Students attend as avatars and maintain online journals. Dublin Institute of Technology is the largest provider of third level (university) education in Ireland. Dublin Virtually Live is a recreation of Dublin City online in Second Life, a digital virtual environment (3D Web) whose content is created entirely by its users.

Second Life Live Artists, who have avatars and perform, or have performed, regularly in Second Life entertainment venues, were invited to submit original musical works composed around the theme, “Is one life enough?” All entries have been received and voting is now open to all Second Life Residents. A Second Life Resident is any person who has a Second Life Avatar with which they participate, or have participated, in the Second Life digital virtual environment.

Two Top Prizes will be awarded: People’s Choice Award, based on popular vote; and Sponsor’s Choice Award, based on panelist vote. Songs will also be assessed for Special Mention Awards for uniqueness and style.

The rule is, one ballot per person, using their preferred Second Life Account Name.

CONTEST AT A GLANCE
. Popular voting ends November 30th.
. Winners will be announced December 1st.
. Songs submitted include vocal, instrumental, acoustic, folk, electronic, keyboard, ambient. 
. Artist awards include recognition, promotion, and prizes from Dublin Institute of Technology in Dublin Virtually Live.
. Voter awards include great music and “I Voted” in-world tee-shirts.

SONGS AND VOTER’S BALLOT
. Songs and ballot are available from the IOLE Song Contest Web Site [http://www.siterma.com/iole/].
. Click to play

SPONSORS
. Dublin Institute of Technology
. Dublin Virtually Live
. VRising
. Siterma The World In 4D
. FreePlayVL Online Music Journal

ENTRANTS
. ColeMarie Soleil
. Cyberpiper Roelofs
. Dan Lange / Danlange Diavolo
. Edward Lee Lamoureux / Professor Beliveau
. Fredrick Reed / FunkyFreddy Republic
. Jasher Faith
. Kourosh Dini / Kourosh Eusebio
. Pol Arida
. Potlatch Foggarty
. Soundcircel Flanagan

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