Otafest Idol 2005
Otafest’s first ever singing competition! Come listen
to your favorite anime and J-pop songs performed live, by
some of the country’s most talented undiscovered singers!
Cheer for your favorite performer, and help them rack up the
points for the coveted title of the 2005 Otafest Idol!
1) Entrants must provide their own music. Please bring a
CD with your name, the name of your song, and the track number
information attached to it. While an instrumental track is
preferred, entrants may also use a vocal version of the song.
In this case, the music will be played softly, such that the
entrant can be heard by the judges.
2) Entrants are allowed to sing without accompanying music
if they so desire.
3) Songs should be J-pop or related to anime series in some
4) Single person entrants are encouraged, as there is only
one microphone. Groups are allowed, but please keep in mind
that the microphone will have to be shared.
Update: If you do not have any songs you may also use ones
provided by Otafest staff. Available Otafest Idol Songs can be
Entrants will be able to sing one song. Judges will be grading
and points will be awarded as follows:
1) Technical – 5 pts
a. Entrant will be judged based on technical singing ability
2) Difficulty – 5 pts
a. Entrant will be judged based on the difficulty of the attempted
3) Charisma – 5 pts
a. How loudly the crowd cheers for you
Total = 15 pts
HOW TO ENTER
To enter into the contest, please send an email to Jenny
Chan or Debbie
Please provide the following information in the email:
1) Your name
2) Your song name and original artist name
3) The length of your song
After this information has been received, Otafest staff will
reply with a confirmation email that your entry has been received.
Please note that due to time constraints, as the contest
showing is only for two hours, entries will be accepted on
a first come, first serve basis. Entrants will also be accepted
when registering at the door, provided that there is still
room allowed in the 2 hour event. Please
sign in at the registration desk, where more direction will
Winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded at
the festival on May 21st, 2005.