Matsuri Star Talent Search
presented by Vancouver Shinpo!
Finals will be held during Nikkei Matsuri
Semifinal: Saturday, September 2
Final: Sunday, September 3
Sunday, April 23
Sunday, May 21
Sunday, June 25
Sunday, July 16
1:00pm to 5:00pm
(you must attend one audition)
Application deadline: ten days before each audition
Location: Nikkei Centre
6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby
Kingsway at Sperling Avenue
♦ All participants must audition.
♦ You may not audition with more than one act.
♦ You must arrive 1/2 hour prior to your scheduled audition time to check-in.
♦ All acts MUST be well prepared.
♦ Acts will be allotted no more than FIVE (5) MINUTES to perform. Acts will be PENALIZED if time is exceeded.
♦ All materials, costumes and performances must be appropriate and family-friendly. You will also be required to submit the lyrics to your song for approval.
♦ Audition pieces should be presented complete with costumes and/or props, exactly as you would appear at the show itself.
♦ Acts featuring animals are not permitted.
♦ Teams must not exceed 10 members and all entrants must be amateur performers. All the members of your act must be present to audition.
♦ You must provide a CD , Ipod or MP3 of music you will need played for your audition. No computers.
♦ CD Player and microphone will be provided at auditions. All other equipment must be brought with you and taken home after auditions.
JUDGES' DECISION IS FINAL. The decisions made by judges or the show's management in setting rules or evaluating a performance are final and not subject to complaint or alteration.
Matsuri Star Talent Search Winners 2016
First place: Drum Boyz – drumming
Second Prize: Quinn Pickering – song & guitar
Nikkei Matsuri Special Prize: Emma Lake – musical theatre
Kids Special Prize: Keni Liang & Kiana Hrabinsky – piano duo
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