KWC stands for Karaoke World Championships. The sole aim of the KWC is to annually produce a male and female karaoke World Champion in a highly competitive but entertaining manner while respecting copyright laws and the rights of songwriters. Now, KWC Philippines is looking for the first male and female Filipino karaoke champions who will compete in the 2011 Karaoke World Championships in Killarney, Ireland on September 8-10.
KWC Philippines is the official partner of Oy KWC Organization of Finland. It has the right to conduct the Philippine Trials for the Karaoke World Championships. For the very first time, Filipinos will have the opportunity to compete in the prestigious Karaoke World Championships that has been held annually since 2003 and have been participated by more than 20 countries around the world.
Ms. Cris Llamo, President, KWC Philippines said, “We are encouraging Pinoy and Pinay amateur karaoke singers to show-off their talent and join the KWC Philippine Trials. This is the first time that we are going to send our karaoke champions to compete in Ireland and vie for the 2011 Karaoke World Championships title.”
To join the KWC Philippine Trials, one should purchase any WOW Videoke product during the May 1 to June 30, 2011 promo period. Together with the purchase, a KWC Daily Trial Passport shall be given. The KWC Daily Trial passport will serve as the buyer’s entitlement to join the competition. This entitlement is transferrable. The buyer can nominate himself, a friend or a relative to join the KWC Daily Trials.
“We believe that Filipinos are karaoke champions. We can outshine the karaoke singers of other countries and reign in this years’ competition. Together, let us prove Pinoy and Pinay power in karaoke
singing,” added Ms. Cris Llamo.
The KWC Philippine Daily Trials will start on May 30, 2011 to July 9, 2011, Mondays to Saturdays from 1pm to 6pm at the KWC Daily Trials venue at 1081 EDSA, Balintawak, Quezon City. The top three male and top three female scorers in the Daily Trials will advance to compete in the Weekly Trials that will be held at designated SM Malls. Weekly trials will be on June 5 (SM Southmall), June 12 (SM Sta. Mesa), June 19 (SM Marikina), June 26 (SM Fairview), July 3 (SM Manila), and July 10 (SM Manila). The top three male and top 3 female qualifiers in the Weekly Trials will be the finalists in the National Championship to be held on July 23, 2011 at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall.
The best male and female karaoke singers in the July 23 National Championship will be crowned as the 2011 KWC Philippine champions. Together, they will represent the Philippines in the Karaoke World Championships in Killarney, Ireland.
The 2011 KWC Philippine Trials is organized by KWC Philippines, Inc. and is co-presented by WOW Videoke and Talk ‘N Text. Other sponsors include Sennheiser, Breville, Goodsphere, Matstone, Hanwha, LD Systems, L-ACOUSTICS, Samsung, RE Audio, Ropali, Stinger, Yoyo Bidet, Phoenix Gold, Cadence, iSimple, US Amps, and Mt. Carmel Rural Bank. SM Supermalls is the official venue partner for KWC Philippines weekly and national trials.
For more information, please visit kwcphilippines.com or contact KWC Philippines at 362-1566 or 361-9450 locals 823 and 835.