The 1st Heat of FIP’s Got Talent Singing Competition kicked off impressively with stiff competition among the 13 contestants belting out their best songs and performances to vie for a place among the ten finalists.
The singing competition, jointly organised with Maverick Media Productions is aimed at selecting the best local talents on the island. The competition received a total of 50 participants, beyond the limit at 30 contestants will be divided into 3 heats . The acts awarder the best overall scores and performances will qualify for the Grand Finals to be held at FIP, located at the Garden Wing of the Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa. The 2nd Heat is scheduled for Sunday, 31 July followed by the 3rd Heat on Sunday, 14 August and the Grand Finals on Sunday, 28 August.
FIP’s Got Talent is open to the public and admission is free. During the 2nd, 3rd and Grand Finals, members of the public will enjoy a special price for a mug of beer at only RM10 nett per glass. There will also be a Coffee & Cakes Buffet avaialble from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at RM37 nett per adult and eat all you can treat of different cakes and scones with free-flowing coffee or tea.
All contestants for FIT’s Got Talent are required to showcase their performance skills and vocal prowess by performing two songs, one slow and one fast, in English, Malay or Mandarin. The score will be based on vocal quality, pitch and tone, as well stage performance and costume.
The winner will receive RM2,000 in cash, a trophy and enjoy a three-day/two-day holiday at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang. The runner-up will receive RM1,500 in cash, a trophy and two-day/one-night holiday at the resort. The second runner-up will receive RM1,000 in cash, a trophy and buffet dinner for two persons. All the 10 finalists at the Grand Finals excepts for the winners, will receive a buffet dinner for two person as Spice Market Café.