EMERGING TALENT COMPETITION
CALLING ALL MUSICIANS, SINGERS AND BANDS ACROSS THE UAE!
Do you have what it takes to make waves in the UAE music scene and perform at the 2017 Yasalam festival?
If you’re an aspiring artist or band, it’s time to gear up for the most highly fueled, unmissable music competition of your career. The Emerging Talent Competition is back with the opportunity for you to make your dreams a reality.
Shortlisted acts will receive mentoring and a series of tailored workshops from some of the UAE’s top industry leaders, who will help you on your journey to fame. The lucky winner will have the opportunity to perform at the final After-Race concert for Yasalam 2017, P!nk brought to you by du Live! On Sunday 26th November.
Registration for the competition is now closed; Come down to Yas Mall on 26 October from 7-9pm to see the Top 10 shortlisted acts performing live.
What happens next?
The judges have selected their top 10 shortlisted acts for 2017. As the top ten performers continue their journey, they will undertake a series of bespoke workshops led by industry leaders to hone their skills. After this unique opportunity, the performers will compete for the four finalist spots during the race weekend. As a new addition to the ETC programme, fans can now get involved and vote for their favorite shortlisted artist or band, who will receive a wild card entry as the fourth finalist, making the competition even fiercer than ever before. Stay tuned for more info on our social channels: @YasalamAE
The Prize Package
The winner of ETC will be awarded with a prestigious year-long house residency in The Village at the du Arena, along with the chance to perform on the final evening of the Yasalam After-Race Concerts. In addition to these incredible career opportunities, the Emerging Talent Competition victor will win a studio recording experience produced by Olly Wood, resulting in a ready to be released track – a once in a lifetime chance for an up and coming artist to rise to instant fame.
TOP TEN SHORTLISTED ACTS
MEET HASAN MALIK, THE 2016 EMERGING TALENT COMPETITION WINNER