HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: Waiting for a chance got them tired, but their hunger to get through the auditions did not vanish. Instead they practiced before facing the judges on the day two of Coca Cola Nepali Tara Season 3 audition in Kathmandu on September 14 at Amritbhog Party Palace, Kalikasthan.
Forty-six contestants out of 2,234 were selected on the second day, 27 males and 19 females. With the family’s support they were determined. Support from her in-laws made it possible for 22-year-old Roshani Thapa. “My mummy and daddy are very supportive and encouraged me to do even better,” she said.
Suman Pariyar, who came with her sister, and got selected for the second round expressed, “Without my family’s support I wouldn’t have known my singing talent.”
Only the contestants were allowed in the premises, their guardians waited outside the gate. Chitra Lama, a music teacher at Gitanjali Higher Secondary School was waiting for his students to come out after the auditions. “Participating in such competitions gives them experiences and knowledge,” he mentioned.
The winner of the Nepali Tara 3 will receive a motorcycle and cash prize Rs 2,50,000. S/he will also get an opportunity to sing three songs along with music videos and a chance to perform at concerts in Australia. Organised by Neel Barahi Films, The Himalayan Times is the exclusive media partner of Nepali Tara 3.
The last round of the auditions will be held on September 15 at Amritbhog Party Palace. Form are available at Bricks Cafe, Kupondole, Bajeko Sekuwa Anamnagar, Battisputali, Ghairidhara, Sinamangal, Sorhakhutte, Bridgewater International College, Singamangal, Prisma Advertising, Kalikasthan, Neel Barahi Films Pvt Ltd Studio 4, Bhainsepati, APCA House, Anamnagar and Amritbhog Party Palace Kalikasthan.
Crooning at karaoke booth
KATHMANDU: The motivational lyrics of The Himalayan Times Unstoppable jingle attracted contestants of Nepali Tara 3 at the auditions venue on September 14.
After all they could win prizes after singing the jingle at the karaoke booth. And eight winners won movie tickets and laser game passes.
The Karaoke booth will be at Amritbhog Party Palace, Kalikasthan till September 15. It served as practice session for those willing to participate in ‘The Himalayan Times Unstoppable Jingle singing Contest.”
Log on to YouTube THT Live (The Himalayan Times Unstoppable Karaoke) and record your voice by singing the original The Himalayan Times Unstoppable Karaoke track. Upload the recorded song on YouTube and send the link to firstname.lastname@example.org or record and send it to Whatsapp at 977-9843788607. Five best Unstoppable singers will be shortlisted to record their version of the jingle in a studio. One winner among the five will win a round trip air ticket to Malaysia for two.