The Rising Star is a Talent Show for the NUS Hostels Community organized by the Office of Housing Services. This event aims to forge an extensive network of partnership between faculties, administrative departments, students and residents to form a community where all residents not only gladly reside, but learn and do great things together as one NUS.
SEASON 1 (2016)
The 1st Season was held in 2016 with the Grand Finale cum Year End Party held at UTown (Town Green) on November 4 2016. The event started at 6pm and ended at 9pm. Party goers got the chance to enjoy a variety of activities and performances by the Top 10 talent finalists. Singapore’s very own local band, 53A, who were incidentally was chosen to perform 2016 National Day theme song, performed popular music during the event. To top it off, Gold 90.5 Radio DJ, Mike Kasem hosted ‘The Rising Star’. The top place went to "Please Press Flush" who were primarily from Tembusu Residential College. All in all, it was a very memorable evening.
SEASON 2 (2017)
Season 2 auditions will begin in September and the Grand Finale will be held on November 10 at UTown. Any residents, staying on campus, who are interested in taking part are to upload a 1 minute video and submit their performance to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 8 2017. Please include your team leader's name, contact (mobile), matric/staff card number, residences, performance name and group name in the email. Selected performances will be notified within a week from September 8 to compete in the auditions held on September 22. With Glenn Ong from ONE FM 91.3 DJ, SPH Radio hosting the show and Supersonic, Timbre Music, Timbre Group Asia playing live, this year the event is expected to be bigger than Season 1.
ONE FM 91.3 DJ, Glenn Ong, SPH Radio
Supersonic, Timbre Music, Timbre Group Asia