WKT announces partnership with non-profit Positively Arts Las Vegas for 2018 World Singing Championships
World Karaoke Tour (WKT) is proud to announce our partnership with Positively Arts, a Las Vegas-based 501c3 non-profit charity for the upcoming WKT World Singing Championships which will be held November 15-18, 2018 in Las Vegas.
The top competitive singers from around the globe will compete for the title of World Champion at the Grand Finale which will take place on the final day of competition, November 18, at the Esports Arena Las Vegas at the Luxor Resort and Casino. Net proceeds of ticket sales for the Grand Finale will be going to help continue Positively Arts mission of bringing professional artists together with aspiring students to ensure that the performing arts continue to thrive despite the financial difficulties that so many schools are forced to navigate.
“WKT believes in Positively Arts core beliefs of giving young people positive performance arts opportunities for students despite their financial need or accessibility to the arts”, said WKT Commissioner Whitney-John Stuart. “We are proud to help to bring awareness to this amazing non-profit charity.”
“We’re thrilled that WKT is taking such an interest in what we’re trying to do with children and families here in Las Vegas. It’s not often that outside companies seek out partnerships with charities when they come through Vegas. Mr. Stuart’s passion for the arts and for people is evident not only in his outreach with us, but also through the way he runs WKT as an inclusive, giving and positive force wherever they go”, says Pilita Simpson, President and Executive Director for Positively Arts.
To learn more about Positively Arts, please visit their website at www.positivelyarts.org
There will be 3 ways for singers to qualify for the World Championships: through online tour events, live performances at qualifying venues or wild card direct entry. Those who are interested in participating in this year’s event are asked to visit the official WSC website @ www.worldsingingchampionships.com
ABOUT POSITIVELY ARTS
Positively Arts is a 501c3 non-profit foundation whose mission is to create enrichment programs that use the arts to EMPOWER, INSPIRE, and HEAL. EMPOWER by using the performing arts to engender confidence and leadership skills within students. INSPIRE by connecting current professional Broadway, Cirque, television, headliner and Disney performers with aspiring young artists in the community. HEAL through their Anti-Bullying and Empowerment Programs. They strive to create positive arts programs in spaces where the arts are absent, hoping to give students a creative and productive outlet during times when they’re most susceptible to danger.
ABOUT WORLD KARAOKE TOUR
The World Karaoke Tour is the 1st ever global circuit for competitive singing. Performers from around the world compete for prestigious titles and WKT Ranking points at online events as well as local, national and international tournaments. WKT is committed to family-friendly entertainment through its live events, digital media, content creation and publishing platforms. The company is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California with offices in Vancouver, Canada.
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