Stage 1: Call for Entry
There are 2 categories in the competition – English (melody and lyrics), and Chinese (melody and lyrics). Each contestant can submit an unlimited number of entries for each category but only 1 song per representative for each category will qualify for the Grand Finals.
Refer to the rules for more details.
Stage 2: Preliminary Round 初赛 (20-27th October 2020)
Entries will be shared to the established judges from Ocean Butterflies Music for judging. 5 entries per category will be selected and results of the Preliminary Round will be released to the selected contestants at the end of October. Contestants do not have to attend this Preliminary Round.
Stage 3: Music Masterclass, Photoshoot and Studio Recording (Mid November to End December)
All Grand Finals finalists are to attend a scheduled music workshop with Ocean Butterflies Music, where feedback will be given to each finalist regarding their performing piece. Thereafter, finalists will undergo photoshoot and video shoot sessions in preparation for the Grand Finals. Finalists may also get a chance to participate in a studio recording session, where their performing pieces are professionally recorded and mixed.
Stage 4: Outreach Performance (December 2020)
This outreach performance will be COMPULSORY for all grand final finalists. Venue and details will be announced at a later date. It is advisable that all contestants take note and keep this date free. The main aim of the event is to provide a performance opportunity for finalists to showcase their talents, increase public exposure, publicity and recognition.
Stage 5: Grand Finals 总决赛 (6 February 2021, Saturday, 7-10pm)
The format of our Grand Finals this year is live-stream with pre-recorded performance videos. It will be filmed at Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre. Judges shall hold the final decision for the competition results. Awards will be presented LIVE.