The questions and answers below relate exclusively to the Indian Trials of the Karaoke World Championships.
Q: What is Karaoke World Championships and when did it start?
A: The Karaoke World Championships is the world's biggest and most prestigious global talent competition and karaoke event. It brings together singers from all over the world. Karaoke World Championships India is the opportunity for aspiring singers to show their amazing talents to the world and to give the crowd an unforgettable experience. The competition has been organised annually since it originally founded in Finland in the year 2003. The annual World finals have been held in various countries around the world, and due to the Covid pandemic, the 2020 and 2021 finals were turned into online events. You can read more about the history of the competition here.
Q: How can I win the Karaoke World Championships?
A: The first step is participating in KWC India competition. 3 Lucky Entries will be get a chance to represent India at Karaoke World Championships 2021 (Online Event)
Q: How can I join as a competitor then?
A: You can join and send your entries by referring "Participate Now" & "Rules" pages
Q: But am I eligible to compete?
A: If you are over 18 years of age and consider yourself an amateur singer or unsigned talent, you may be eligible. Contact your local organiser for details.
Q: I'm a foreigner living in a India, can I represent it in the competition?
A: Yes, provided that you have citizenship or have lived in the new country over three (3) years.
Q: Which songs can I choose?
A: You are free to perform any song you like in any language, style or genre. Should the song be in a language unknown to our video jury, we may ask for a translation in English. For our KWC live events we have a catalogue of over 100,000 songs available to choose from. However, you may also use your own backings as long as they are licensed and/or legitimately purchased.
Q: What is in it for the winner?
A: The winner gets the title of Karaoke World Champion and an invitation (travelling expenses paid) to perform in the next year's World Final Event, a cash prize and a sponsor prize.
Q: What if I already participated, can I try again?
A: Former KWC India participants can participate in the World Finals after a two year hiatus, except for World Champions. You can win the competition only once. Please note: there is no two year hiatus for KWC 2020 or 2021 contestants.