Kollaboration DC to Hold 3rd Annual Talent Competition this September!

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The highly-anticipated third annual Kollaboration DC will take place on Saturday, September 22, 2012, at 7PM at the George Washington University Lisner Auditorium. Hosted by comedian Walter Hong, a member of Black Sheep Comedy, the showcase will include guest performances by J-Pop artist Salia, electronic duo Atoms Apart, hip-hop group SNRG, rapper Manifest, and last year’s grand prize winner of Kollaboration DC Lumi Bustamante.

Ten acts will be competing for the grand prize, which includes $1,000 in prize money, an HD camera furnished by MNET, and an opportunity to compete in Los Angeles for the chance to perform at the MNET Music Video Awards in Tokyo this November. As a bonus, the winner of the 3rd annual Kollaboration DC will also open for David Choi and Clara Chung at the historic Howard Theatre on November 10, 2012. This year’s lineup includes singer-songwriters Christopher L. Santa Ana, Robyn Kim, Jin Shin, Rocka; spoken word performers Robert Park and George Yamazawa Jr.; dance groups GU Jawani and Mighty Morphing Boogie Rangers; singer/guitarist/rapper LacsaJacaKhan; and violinist Jonathan C. Chen.

Tickets, priced at $15 for General Admission or $40 for VIP, are available for sale here!

For more information about Kollaboration DC, visit their official website!

Founded in 2000 with a single show in Los Angeles, Kollaboration is an arts and entertainment nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting positive and accurate perceptions of Asians and Pacific Islanders by providing a platform for artists to showcase their talents. Kollaboration has since grown and produces 15 shows across 13 cities in North America, including Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Toronto, and more.

Soompi is proud to be one of the official sponsors for the Kollaboration movement.

Good luck to all the competitors! HWAITING!