Leema busking festival contest to go down June 13
By Jude Toyat
TEN FINALISTS WILL BE PERFORMING in the final round of the inaugural Leema Waterfront Busking Festival 2015, to be held at Godown Amphitheatre on June 13 at 7.30pm.
The ten finalists are Sheldon Kue Chun Wun, OMG Buzkers, Intan Buskers, J.A.M Buskers Project (JBP), Faizal Philip, Ameen’s Busker, Indraloka, Rawi, Emell feat Burnin Leaves Nation, and Zaid Ahmad.
The finalists were chosen among eighteen groups that took part in the preliminary rounds held along the Kuching Waterfront last weekend.
“They were judged by Cinqasa Sdn Bhd production manager Azreen Nor, CQ Music talent manager Yasz Dizayrie, Cats FM programme manager Aelma Zaidi, Cats FM presenter Faez, Cats FM ranger Din and myself,” said Cinqasa Sdn Bhd head of marketing Suzanne Danik.
The finalists will be judged based on their creativity and appropriate performance, dead air, audio projection, audience support and interaction at the grand final.
The winner will receive a cash prize of RM800, while first and second runner-up will receive RM500 and RM300 respectively. Each of the top three will also receive a trophy.
Seven other finalists will receive hampers, and there is also a special prize for the most popular performer.
“The most popular performer chosen by Leema will receive a cash prize of RM100 and hamper,” she added.