The ‘New Wave 2018’ International Contest of Young Pop Singers Semifinal took place in the Moscow State Textile Kosygin University on 17 and 18 April. The Russian qualifying round was held on April, 14. There had been more than 9,000 applications from those who wanted to participate in the qualifying rounds. More than 150 musicians from different countries took part in the semifinal. Each of them is a gifted person with a individual approach to creative self-expression. Participating in the musical audition, the semi-finalists could perform either world hits or self-penned songs. The Jury included the People’s Artist of Russia, singer, composer and producer Philip Kirkorov, Director of the contest Alexander Revzin, the contest Music Producer Anastasiya Mukhina and the Head of the Jury, the People’s Artist of Russia, composer and producer Igor Krutoy.
THE FINAL OF THE COMPETITION IS HELD
4 – 9 SEPTEMBER, 2018
After many days of fruitful work, the Jury have selected the top 15 finalists. You are welcome to read this shortlist, and we are happy to introduce the contestants: