Matsuri Star Talent Search – Apply Now!

 Presented by Vancouver Shinpo! 

Got talent? Win prizes! at Matsuri Star Talent Search,

a popular component of Nikkei Matsuri that celebrates talent from all cultures.


Finals will be held at Nikkei Matsuri: the Heart of Nikkei on Saturday and Sunday, September 2 and 3.

Audition Dates: May 21,June 25, July 16 1:00pm- 5:00pm (you must attend one audition)

Location: Nikkei Centre 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby (Kingsway at Sperling Ave)

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Audition Rules

♦ 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 at the 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.

Appication form;Matsuri Star Talent Search

Application Deadline: 10 days before each auditions




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