MPT Announces Top 12 contestants of “Shwe Mic Khae” Singing Competition for the Semi-Final Stage

13 Mar 2020

(Yangon, 13th March 2020) – The Top 12 semi-finalists of the “Shwe Mic Khae” singing competition were revealed today, much to the excitement of the fans and contestants alike. Over 2,300 contestants from all over Myanmar submitted their pre-recorded video auditions for the preliminary stage of the competition. Given the wide popularity of the competition and high quality of participation, 12 semifinalists were selected instead of 10. These Top 12 contestants announced today will go on to compete in the Semi-Final stage to reach the final stage. The Top 12 Finalists are; Naw Heh Blut Say, Keh Keh, Saw Blessing Moo, Ja Pan Lu, Ah Linn/ Thal Yar, Aung Dint, Ai Swann, Shee Shee, Nandar Shwe Yee Win, Phi Sar Moe Yi, Nant Phyo Ei and Mi Dae Wi.

 This unique singing competition was launched on 22nd February by MPT and Tay Than Thar Music App, aiming to discover new talents from around the country and help them launch a career as a professional artist.

The Top 12 contestants will compete in the Semi-Final stage, which will be held at the Northern Old Skool in Yangon on 21st March 2020. The competition’s panel of judges features prominent representatives of the Myanmar music industry and includes Composer Myint Moe Aung, Guitarist Leonard Maung Maung Lwin, Singer Rebecca Win, Songwriter & Singer Wai Gyi and Singer Jewel.

Semi-Final and Final rounds will also include SMS voting. After launch of SMS voting, MPT customers can vote their favorite contestants by sending an SMS with contest number “7171” to keep their choices on top of the competition. Each SMS will be charged 100 Ks and date of start of SMS voting will be announced on MPT Facebook page. The revenue from SMS voting will be awarded to the respective contestants (after any applicable tax deduction). Customers can send any number of SMS votes to their favorite contestant.

This ‘Shwe Mic Khae’ signing competition has been an instant hit among our customers with over a 2,300 music videos submitted through social media for auditioning. This competition is designed to discover and promote hidden talents from across Myanmar and help them jump-start their music careers with the support of Tay Than Thar music label app. Like everyone, I am thrilled to find out which contestants will win the competition and start their career as professional artists.” said Mr. Reizo Umeda, Chief Commercial Officer of MPT-KSGM Joint Operations.

 Top six contestants from Semi-Final will compete in Grand Final stage where the top three winners will be selected on 28th March 2020. The Top winner will be awarded 7,000,000 Ks, 1st Runner-Up will be awarded 3,000,000 Ks and 2nd Runner-Up will be awarded 1,000,000 Ks. All three winners will also get exclusive single song record contract with Tay Than Thar music label.

For more information on the contest, customers can visit an official Tay Than Thar Facebook page https://web.facebook.com/taythantharmusic/ or Shwe Mic Khae official Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/shwemickhae/ or call (09) 44 111 7711.