By Xinhuanet writer Yao Siyan, Wu Yue
BEIJING, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- China’s 30-year-old singing competition, which had been “discovering” young singing talents are now recruiting contestants worldwide specializing in three major singing styles. Xinhuanet.com, the country’s most popular news website, provides channels for vocalists to distinguish themselves on the stage of the grand galas and new media.
Xinhuanet.com will organize a 9-member (or group) team, 3 member (or group) for each style, to sing up for semi-finals and the final grand gala together with representative teams of local TV stations from 31 provinces and municipalities, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan and five other national websites.
Regardless of nationalities, amateur or professional vocalists aged between 18 and 35 can now apply through the website. Please send an application form (download) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take part in Xinhuanet Youth Singer Competition, and win “tickets” to the most popular biennial music event, which is considered as the dream stage for young music talents. The country’s most welcomed website will build platform for talent show and communication with potential fans.
Join us to promote yourself and your organizations through the Internet and get your singing across to your listeners around the world. Applicants also have chance to appear on CCTV, large screens at airports and other possible media.
The deadline for the application forms, video or audio singing works will be Feb. 24. The styles allowed in this competition include bel canto (opera style- western style of singing, find your song in the given list at http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2013-01/21/c_114438679.htm), folk songs style (a Chinese style of singing, find song list at http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2013-01/21/c_114438750.htm) and pop style (find song list at http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2013-01/21/c_114438567.htm). Contestants can choose one song from the designated song list and one optional.
For more information about the online registration, visit http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2013-01/21/c_124256665.htm, and offline registration http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2013-01/21/c_124258013.htm.