2012 Kollaboration DC

2012 Kollaboration DC

Kollaboration is coming back to Washington DC on September 22, 2012 at George Washington University Lisner Auditorium at 7pm. The 2012 Kollaboration DC will present a lineup of unique and dynamic emerging talents from greater Washington DC’s APA community. Ten talented acts were selected through an intense and competitive round of auditions as finalists for the talent competition portion of 2012 Kollaboration DC. These selected finalists range from experienced up-and-coming artists looking to utilize Kollaboration DC as a springboard to introduce their talents to a brand new audience, to newly-discovered acts who have never performed on a stage before. The competitors will face off on stage in front of the audience and a panel of celebrity judges for the chance to win the grand prize: $1,000 in prize money, an HD camera, and an opportunity to compete in Los Angeles. As a bonus, the winner of 2012 Kollaboration DC will also open for David Choi and Clara Chung at the historic Howard Theatre on November 10, 2012. This year’s competitors are (in no particular order):LacsaJacaKhan (Singer/Guitarist/Rapper), Christopher L. Santa Ana (Singer-Songwriter), Robert Park(Spoken Word Performer), GU Jawani (Dance Group), Robyn Kim (Singer-Songwriter), Jin Shin (SingerSongwriter), Rocka (Singer-Songwriter), George Yamazawa Jr. (Spoken Word Performer), Mighty MorphingBoogie Rangers (Dance Group), and Jonathan C. Chen (Violinist).

The talent showcase will also welcome the following local special guest performers: Atoms Apart (Electronic Duo), SNRG (Hip-Hop Group), Manifest (Rapper/MC) along with Amanda Lee (Singer-Songwriter and Second Place winner of Kollaboration DC 2011), and Lumi Bustamante (Singer-Songwriter and Grand Prize winner of Kollaboration DC 2011). The headline performer of this amazing talent showcase is Tokyo-based Japanese pop icon, Salia. As thestylish, playful, and spirited front lady of the Japanese pop rock group, Unicorn Table, Salia breaks out onher own as a progressive solo artist with a new dynamic bilingual pop sound and bold, edgy look. With herwide range of musical influences and unmatched vocal prowess, Salia delivers her catchy melodies and clever lyrics with a lively energy that is sure to take command of the entire 2012 Kollaboration DC stage.

You can get tickets here.

2012 Kollaboration DC Promo

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