In keeping with its mission to give back to local charities and the community, Artists & Charities Hand in Handwill host a virtual talent show this Fall featuring a variety of acts and performances by talented kids and grownups from across South Florida’s tri-county area. “VIRTUALOSO” is the brainchild of Ingrid Robinson, Founder and CEO of Artists & Charities, which has previously hosted professional art fairs in South Florida and is now embarking on an expansion into performing arts.
“VIRTUALOSO” will accept video submissions from individuals and groups based within Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach counties who sing, dance, have a variety show act, or other unique, family-friendly talent. All ages are invited to apply. There is a non-refundable application fee of $10 for each submission.
Through September 30, 2020, applicants should provide a video (maximum length 2 minutes) performing their talent. If selected by the judges to compete, the applicants will receive an additional questionnaire for more detailed bio/background story information. Video submissions can be uploaded HERE.
“I am so excited about the opportunity to showcase the diverse talent we have here in South Florida,” said Robinson. “Who says you can’t have a little fun, even during these challenging times? Our goal is to raise funds for as many local charities as we can by featuring incredibly talented kids and grownups from our area – and, who knows, maybe we’ll discover a future star!”
Once contestants are finalized, the videos will be uploaded to a dedicated page at VirtualosoTalentShow.com and the public is invited to vote on their favorite. Each contestant will select his/her charity of choice, and all donations (which come in the form of votes at $1 each) will go directly to that charity. Contestants will be encouraged to promote their participation to maximize the charitable donation.
Corporate and individual Sponsorships for VIRTUALOSO are available. For more information, email [email protected], or call (954) 650-0324.
There will be three winners, based on the number of votes received, with cash prizes as follows:
1stPlace – $1,000
2ndPlace – $500
3rdPlace – $250
For a complete list of rules, click HERE.
ABOUT ARTISTS AND CHARITIES HAND IN HAND
Artists and Charities Hand in Hand is a (pending) 501 (c) 3, dedicated to bringing together companies, the general public and charities to create a union of cooperation and caring with a fun, interactive, inclusive event involving creative forces within our community. In this time of health and economic concerns, along with struggles with racial inequalities, Artists & Charities believes we can all work together to create a peaceful, supportive society through creative, thoughtful and inclusive events – whether in person or virtually.