Shocking elimination results for first round of Bintang Kecil competition
The national-level ‘Bintang Kecil’ singing competition ended with a shocking four contestants being eliminated in its first concert held on November 29.
The four participants eliminated were Salvia Rumpet (Sarawak), Nurul Maimanah Abdul Qahhar (Melaka), Awangku Zaq Amirul Awang Jamaludin (Kuala Lumpur) and Muhammad Amirul Haziq Rozi (Negeri Sembilan).
The result was announced by host Amran Tut and received with floods of tears among the young participants.
Meanwhile, Muhammad Amirul Haziq Rozi was announced as the best participant for his commitment and discipline throughout the ‘Berambeh’ programme that took place at the Youth & Sports Complex here in Kuching.
The other nine participants that made it to the next round include Abdul Halim Hisamudin (Sarawak), Muhd Harris Mukhriz Haron (Sarawak), Sharifah Alia Farisha Syed Azizi (Pahang), Chrisy Elvira Mathius (Sabah), Farhana Naslyn Sihaillin (Sabah), Azizan Hajan (Sabah), Hafi Danisha Lili Mohd Hafiz (Terengganu), Muhammad Rizki Shukri Rosdi (Terengganu) and Muhammad Danial Hafiz Mohamed Zaharim (Perak).
All contest hopefuls received tutoring from credible mentors including Patrick Khamis, Embat Lala, and Awang Arabi Awang Bujang or better known as Pak Bek.
Besides being entertained by songs from the 90s during this concert, the audience was also entertained by Akademi Fantasia 2013 winner Faizul Sany with his rendition of Manbai’s ‘Kau Ilham Ku’ and his latest single ‘Perempuan’.
The four participants that were eliminated received a cash prize of RM1,000, a plaque and certificate from Pantai Damai assemblyman Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi.
The concert was broadcast live on TV2, Sarawak FM, and online radio at www.rtmsarawak.gov.my/SARAWAKfm.
The second concert or semifinal of the national-level ‘Bintang Kecil’ will be held on December 5 at RTM Kuching compound, while the final concert will be held on December 13.
The winner of ‘Bintang Kecil’ will receive a RM15,000 cash prize, while the first and second runner-ups will receive RM10,000 and RM7,000, respectively. All top three winners will also receive a trophy and certificate.
Winner of the Best Performance category will receive a cash prize of RM1, 000 and consolation prize winners will bag home RM3, 000, with trophy and certificate each.