I missed it!!!!!
OMG! I can’t believe I’ve just missed it!!!
This is a very interesting singing contest to join. Voice of Penang….huhuuu….missed it big time!
Organized by Penang Times Square and supported by Tourism Malaysia, Voice of Penang Singing Competition offers big prizes that not many singing competitions would offer:
RM5000 cash + Trophy + 1-year contract with Worldwide Platinum Records
(total prizes worth RM65000 + Trophy)
RM3000 cash + Trophy + 6-month contract with Worldwide Platinum Records
(total prizes worth RM33000 + Trophy)
RM1000 cash + Trophy + 3-month contract with Worldwide Platinum Records
(total prizes worth RM16000 + Trophy)
Best Stage Appearance
This big singing contest registration was opened from 4th to 31st October, but due to overwhelming response, the registration was extended to 10th Nov (but still I’ve missed it!!!)
While this is not an online submission (for audition), wannabe superstars had to get and submit the registration forms at Penang Times Square information counter.
Preliminary rounds for the competition were held on the 16th and 23rd of November.
According to their online flyer, the final qualifying round is supposed to be this coming weekend, 7th December. However, according to an update from their FB event page:
Qualifying Rounds – 30th Nov & 7th, 14th and 21st Dec 2013.
1st Semi-Final Round – 4th Jan 2014
2nd Semi-Final Round – 11th Jan 2014
Public Voting – 18th & 25th Jan 2014
Final – 8th Feb 2014
I did call them to get some information, perhaps there’s possibility to join? No chance at all…
Registration was closed on the 10th November and they’ve already short-listed 40 contestants out of over 100 contestants during the preliminary rounds. I believe some people have missed this opportunity too. Well, they did say that they are hoping to organize Voice of Penang Singing Competition Season 2 too – next year.
Guess, it’s not my luck to join this particular singing competition. Not that I expect to win, but it’s an exciting and great experience to be able to share the stage with the other potential winners. Though it’s a headache to get prepared and all that, but this is a chance of a lifetime to get noticed!
Ops, one more thing, the eligibility age for this singing contest is 18 – 35 years old. Hmm… Looks like I don’t have much time anymore to join many such competitions. Even most of the singing contests I came across are opened to youth up to 30 years of age.
Too bad….for me.
I still remember when I joined RTM singing competition. I was 20 years old. I made it to the final, but was lost to someone who is younger than me, I was not even in the Top 3. I told myself that I won’t join any singing contest anymore. Well, I did join some few years after, but not too many. My point is, it’s not crucial to win all the singing contests that you’ve joined. It’s the experience that counts. Most importantly, enjoy! 🙂
So for this Voice Of Penang Singing Competition, I hope that they will have at least another season so I could compete before I reach 36!
I would go and watch the finalists battling out their vocals on the 8th of February 2014 at Penang Times Square. Would you go?
Get updated with this Voice Of Penang Singing Competition 2013 at their Facebook page: