Dubai Opera launches home talent competition

Win a slot on-stage at the Dubai Opera house if you win the #FromHomeToStage competition

Dubai Opera launches home talent competition

If you’re using this time inside to learn new hobbies, master your skills or looking for other things to do, Dubai Opera has launched an at-home talent competition that could land you a set on-stage at Dubai’s famous opera house.

The #FromHomeToStage competition is offering Dubai’s musicians and comedians a chance to support a major act on-stage at the Opera when normal programming resumes in the future. The first prize is that coveted slot on-stage, while the second prize is a session in the Dubai Opera studio.

Here are the official description of the prizes, straight from Dubai Opera:

Prize 1: The winning participant will be chosen as the opening act for a performance of Dubai Opera’s choice within the upcoming programme.

Prize 2: The winning participant will be offered an hour of live performance at Dubai Opera Studio, free of charge. They will also be allowed to invite their friends and family, at a limited number of attendees which will be mutually agreed between the winner and Dubai Opera only.

To enter, just post a 90-second clip to social media of you singing, playing an instrument, both, or doing some stand-up comedy (remember, Russell Howard is set to be on-stage at Dubai Opera at some point). Use the hashtag #FromHomeToStage and tag @dubaiopera to be in with a chance of winning. Keep posting until Saturday April 18.

In order to complete your entry, you have to be subscribed to the Dubai Opera newsletter and its social media channels (so get following). Keep your eyes peeled on your DMs too, because you’ve got three days to respond to Dubai Opera’s message if you’re a winner, otherwise your prize will be forfeited – how gutting would that be?

Of course, it’s all pending on a resolution to the current self-isolation and social distancing measures that are in effect across Dubai, in attempts to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
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