Audition for Myanmar Idol Season 3 begins

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Reported by EMG

Auditions have been taken in big cities for Myanmar Idol Season 3 alternatively. On February 13, audition will be held in Pathein.

The judges will be vocalist as well as actor Yan Aung, Myanmar Pyay Thein Tan, Myo Kyawt Myaing and Tin Zar Maw.

Auditions have already been held in Mandalay, Tuanggyi and Magway. On February 20 to 22, Yangon will have audition.

Following the success of American idol and other singing contests series, the chairman of Shwe Than Lwin tried to authorize to hold this contest in Myanmar. Its formats and methods are the same with the world idol series. It became very famous in Myanmar and became even more popular than Eain Mat Sone Yar and Melody World which were once the most famous Singing Contests in Myanmar.

The first Myanmar Idol Singing Competition held auditions in four major cities, Yangon, Mandalay, Pathein and Taunggyi respectively. The judges chose the Top 11 finalists. The Top 3 finalists, Saw Lah Htaw Wah, m. Zaw Rain and Ninzi May advanced to the Grand Final Show. Among them, Saw lah Htaw Wah became the winner of Myanmar Idol 2016.

The Season 2 is more famous because of the judge,Myanmar Pyay Thein Tan. It is difficult to get the golden ticket from him. The auditions were held in 5 major cities,Yangon, Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw , Taunggyi and Hpa An. The two finalists Thar Nge and Billy La Min Aye, competed with three songs. With the voting results of the whole country, Thar Nge became the winner.

The press show for season 3 was held on 11 January 2018. In this new season, there are new judges, Yan Aung and Myo Kyawt Myaing. There will be four judges in this season.

The prize money for Season 3 has also been increased by K20 million, with this year’s winner to receive K50 million and the opportunity to produce a studio album.

Translated by May Aung Shwe