Voting for contestants for Season 2 of A Jewish Star Singing Competition, the online Jewish singing competition which has taken the Jewish music world by storm, will be ending on Friday, January 21 at 12:00 pm EST.
10 finalists will be chosen from 144 contestants from the worldwide talent competition and 3 will be chosen from the Jewish Star Junior competition.
This year, each of the finalists chosen by online voters will be singing on stage in front of the judges and a live audience.
The finale of A Jewish Star season two will be hosted by the annual Soul to Soul concert, benefitting the education of children with special needs.
The show will take place on Sunday, February 20, 2011 at the Brooklyn School for Music & Theatre, 883 Classon Avenue, Brooklyn, New York.
Renowned musician and producer Yochi Briskman of Project Productions is joining the production team, headed annually by Shmuly Goldman and his wife Tzirl Goldman, directors of the Chasdei Soul to Soul organization.
Also joining as co-executive producers are Yossi Soffer and his wife Mica Soffer of Unique Advertising Group and COLlive.com.
The MC will be the beloved Country Yossi, renowned entertainer, Jewish radio host and singer.
A special guest at the show will be singing sensation Benny Friedman, whose debut album Taamu is a worldwide hit.
Finalists performing will be rated and narrowed down by the new judges panel: Jewish music superstar Avraham Fried, multi-talented producer and composer Eli Gerstner and comic entertainer and actor Mendy Pellin.
The winner will be receiving a 2 year car lease of a 2011 Honda Accord from Leasing Direct, $1000 cash from Tribul credit-card processing services, recording a song at Ruli Ezrachi studio in Brooklyn with coaching time by Avraham Fried and career promotion by Aderet / MostlyMusic.com.
The winner of A Jewish Star Junior will be joining the Yeshiva Boys Choir (YBC), and will be receiving 2 flight tickets to Israel with hotel accommodations covered by VIP Israel, $1,000 from Tribul credit-card processing services and career promotion by Aderet / MostlyMusic.com.
The show is sponsored by VIP Israel, E-Charity Box, Watermatic, Tribul Merchant Services, COLlive.com, Aderet Music, The Algemeiner, Milano Collection Wigs and Leasing Direct.
As in years past, the concert will be separate seating only.
Tickets will be sold at www.Jewishtickets.com and Mostly Music in Boro Park, Eichler’s in Flatbush and Judaica World in Crown Heights.