For the second consecutive year, the Karaoke World Championships (KWC) will be held online because of the COVID-19 pandemicThe latest in your inbox, but that?hasn’t?dampened the buzz as singers set their sights on getting into the big event.
The KWC, which calls itself the world’s largest amateur singing competition,?was?founded in Finland in 2003. It?attracts vocalists who don’t make a living out of singing or have a management or recording contract with a major label, part of the rules.
?“There’s the qualifying round and then there’s the provincial round,” said Dustin Jodway, coach of the Canadian team preparing for the November worlds. “From the provincial it goes on to the national round. The winners of the national round then get to go to worldscan continue online courses and offer classroom learning with physical distancing..
“So far we’ve got about two dozen countries that are going to be sending in representatives for the worldscan operate with a capacity limit that allows physical distancing between people..
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