Muscat Icon ‘Singing Little Gems’ show on Nov 6
The stage is set for another edition of high-quality talent show featuring budding Omani artistes, as well as expatriate singers resident in the Sultanate.
Organised by Talent Hunters Oman, Muscat Icon — Minara Singing Little Gems 2015 is the latest in a string of highly successful talent shows held in Muscat over the past several years. The list includes: Muscat Idol 2006, Muscat Idol — Little Gems 2007, Muscat Idol — Teen Sensation 2008, Dance Muscat Dance 2009, Muscat Singing Icon 2012, International Dance Festival 2013 and Khafeef Youth Icon —Singing 2014.
Talent Hunters Oman groups music enthusiasts known for unearthing local talent and giving them a platform to perform and win recognition for their musical and stage skills.
The group also trains and grooms local talents with the objective of bringing out the best in them, said Founder-Director Dr Sanjay Dalal.
The group is also credited with organising popular musical shows, such as Musical Journey I — Black & White, Musical Journey II — Golden Greats, Musical Journey III — Mehfil, and Musical Journey IV — Romance.
The latest offering, Muscat Icon — Minara Singing Little Gems 2015, drew entries from around 80 gifted children of various nationalities competing in the Hindi category.
After two weeks of auditions, the following eight finalists made the cut: Sreerag Menon, Shreeya Menon, Rose Dinto, Sreedevi Babu Menon, Sradha Prasannan, Vishnu Vinod Nair, Ananya Prasad and S A S Sanjeev.
They will compete for top honours at a mega finale scheduled to be held on Friday, November 6 at the City Amphitheatre, Qurum. Clips of the competition will also be telecast by a prestigious Indian TV channel, according to the organisers.