SM Entertainment has revealed to allkpop that they’ll be holding their SM Global Auditions in five different countries this year!
SM Global Auditions have been an annual event since 2006. Henry of Super Junior M and f(x) member Amber were talented individuals picked up by the Global Auditions.
The SM Global Auditions will take place in New York on February 18, Chicago on February 20, San Francisco on February 26, and LA on March 3.
Auditions are open for anyone and there is no application fee.
Cube Entertainment will be holding their first nationwide audition tour in 2012!
Starting on January 5th, the company will kick off their eight-city ‘2012 Cube Star Audition in Korea‘ in Junju, followed by Kwangju, Daegu, Busan, Daejun, Wonju, Seoul, and Jeju.
Contestants can apply in the areas of dance, singing, acting, modeling, and MCing. There are no restrictions based on nationality, gender, or age – anyone can participate.
4minute and B2ST showed their support to the auditioners by stating, “We’re looking for the next stars to follow in 4minute, B2ST’s, and G.NA‘s footsteps to becoming the future of Cube Entertainment. We hope that you achieve all that you have dreamed. We’ll always be supporting our future stars.”
SM Entertainment revealed their plans for 2012 global auditions through their official website. Next year’s auditions include events in New York, Chicago, Toronto, Vancouver, LA and San Francisco; as well as auditions in Japan, China and Korea.
The auditions will be taken in various categories, including singer, actor/actress, model, dancer, songwriter and lyricist. Anyone is free to apply and no audition fee is asked. Anyone who wants to take part in the auditions, however, will only be able to audition once and won’t be able to take a second chance at another audition later on the schedule.
The series of auditions will start with a first date on February 18th in New York, before it takes off to the other cities. Venues for the events haven’t been revealed yet.
Avance Entertainment, who has grabbed attention for their upcoming international idol group E.S.Q, is already on the look out for “the next batch of girl-group and junior boy-group trainees.” E.S.Q have made headlines as the group formed of Canadians of ethnic Korean origin, in addition to Chinese and Caucasian backgrounds.
The talent agency is set to make their own wave in the K-Pop business and have begun their search for new and fresh international talent to join the K-Pop world and Hallyu Wave.
Avance Entertainment has officially launched their talent auditions globally, titled “Global Auditions 2012” (AGA 2012), which is open to all races, gender, and age.
Those interested in entering AGA 2012 must submit an audition video via Youtube with the title “Avance Global Auditions 2012: Song Title” by October 14th, 2011. In addition to submitting the Youtube video, applicants must fill out the application found on Avance Entertainment’s AGA 2012 website. Read the requirements below or visit Avance Entertainment AGA 2012’s webpage.