Gearing up for the grand finale, SIFF Young Artiste 2020-21, a national level talent competition across genres of music and dance, commences voting for the People’s Choice Award. One of the Top 100 finalists stands a chance to bag this award by wooing the audience and garnering votes for their performance. Voting for the People’s Choice Award is open at https://finale.youngartiste.com/ and closes on 2nd September 2021.
The winner will be announced at the Young Artiste Festival- Grand Finale 2020-21 event scheduled for Saturday, 4th September 2021, 4 pm. It will recognize and honor student talent in performing arts pan India. The winners will receive awards and scholarships worth Rs 25 lakhs.
The 100 finalists will be contesting for the ‘Winner’ title in their respective categories. These winners will further compete for one ‘Season winner’ title that will be announced under Vocals, Instrumental and Dance segments, respectively.
In its first phase, Young Artiste received over 12,000 registrations from students in the 11-18 years age group showcasing their talent from cities and towns across India. The Young Artiste Advanced Mentorship Programme (YAMP), launched as part of this season aimed at providing a structured mentorship for the Top 100 finalists by music and dance virtuosos- Dr. L Subramaniam, Kavita Krishnamurthy, MadhaviMudgal and many others. Category specific sessions were hosted by experts such as RukminiVijayakumar (Bharatanatyam), AnupamaBhagwat (Sitar/Sarod), Nikhita Gandhi (Indian & Western Vocal), Sagar Bora (Hip-Hop), among others. To access the full list of the selected 100 finalists, visit: https://competition.youngartiste.com/