Second Annual Holy Song Composition Contest

In accordance with True Parents’ words and as part of the providence centered on the culture of heart, Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon’s Secretariat, the Department of Cultural Promotion, the Hyojeong Cultural Center and the Holy Song Compilation Committee would like to continue the creation of new holy songs that reflect the
Cheon Il Guk era.

The Cheon Il Guk holy song composition contest aims to celebrate True Parents’ Birthday and Foundation Day 2018 as well as enrich the existing canon by adding new holy songs. This contest is open to all regions, Unificationists, and anyone around the world who acknowledges being a citizen of Cheon Il Guk.

The Hyojeong Cultural Center and the Holy Song Compilation Committee will gather all submitted entries and compile new holy songs that praise Heavenly Parent and True Parents as well as manifest the values and significance of Cheon Il Guk. This initiative will consist of compiling the existing musical church legacy as well as adding new songs through the composition contest. 

Submit your song using the form below by Friday, Jan. 26, 2017.  Please refer to the information below for more details.

Scope: New holy songs, Lyrics for holy songs, Musical arrangements

To celebrate True Parents’ Birthday and the 5th anniversary of Foundation Day
To compile new holy songs that express the culture of heart and the values of Cheon Il Guk
To promote creative musical initiatives focused on holy songs
To discover, recognize and help musically and artistically gifted Unificationists


Grand prize (1 winner): 3,000,000 won
Gold prize (2 winners): 2,000,000 won
Silver prize (3 winners): 1,000,000 won
Participation award (5 winners): 700,000 won

Winners will also receive an award plaque and their songs will be entered in the Cheon Il Guk holy song book.

How to Apply:

Email with a completed application form (see below), a music sheet (in PDF form), music file (MP3, .wav, etc), and a video.


Hyojeong Cultural Center / Department of Cultural Promotion, Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon’s Secretariat
Tel: +82-31-589-2358

Cheon Il Guk Holy Song Compilation Committee (Hyojeong Cultural Center)
Tel: +82-31-589-0565 (English only)


Download Application


Important Notice

1) All submitted material will not be returned (All files not selected will safely be destroyed).

2) Copyright: Though the publishing rights for all entries submitted for the contest will remain the exclusive property of the individual authors and composers, Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) reserves the right to post the winning entries on its website, record the winning songs on CD or DVD, and/or use the winning songs for events connected to FFWPU projects, including the publication of a songbook at no cost to FFWPU in perpetuity. Composers and authors who wish to participate in this contest must agree to these terms. 

3) All submitted files (music sheet, music file, video, etc) must be originals.