TV5's nationwide musical reality search, Kanta Pilipinas, is slated to make many firsts in Philippine TV as it begins its series of auditions all over the country starting this Friday, February 24, at SM Cagayan De Oro.
Aimed at helping aspiring singers maximize their potentials and achieve their dreams, Kanta Pilipinas will provide chosen contestants with mentors in singing, stage performing, personality development, style and fashion to help package them into the next singing sensations.
With its first leg of auditions to be held in disaster-stricken Cagayan De Oro this February 24, Kanta Pilipinas is giving new hope to talented Filipinos who can rise above the challenges to live their dreams. The series of nationwide auditions continues in SM Cebu on March 2, SM Davao on March 10, SM Baguio on March 16, SM Iloilo on March 23, SM North EDSA on March 30, and SM Batangas on April 20.
Kanta Pilipinas is open to male and female singers, 14-30 years old, with Filipino or dual citizenship status. Acts can be a Solo, Duo, Trio or Group with a maximum of five members. Auditions are open to all genres including pop, acoustic, rap/hip-hop, rock/alternative, R&B, dance, novelty, among others.
Applicants must come to the audition venue and render a two-minute acapella performance. They are required to submit a certified true copy and photocopy of their birth certificate and one closeup and one full body photo. Auditionees below 18 years old must submit a signed parental consent and their parent's valid ID.
There will also be online auditions where applicants can upload their performance videos. For more information, visit www.kantapilipinas.com.