This year, Singapore is the host country, held in the University Cultural Centre Hall in NUS. The first prize winners of both the Junior & Open-Age section will then move on to participate in the Junior Festival Grand Finals in Osaka (Nov'11) & Tokyo (Feb'12) respectively.
Junior Section Winners
First Prize: Chang Hsuan Lin, 14 years old (Taiwan)
Second Prize: Chan Jiale Sean, 12 years old (Singapore)
Third Prize: Eunike Tanzil, 13 years old (Indonesia)
Open Age Section Winners
First Prize: Isayana Sarasvati, 18 years old (Singapore)
Second Prize: Feliz Charles Ganda, 17 years old (Indonesia)
Third Prize: Foo Wei Fung, 20 years old (Malaysia)
Special Award: Carlos Augusto, 26 years old (Mexico)
Guest Artistes: Max Takano, Yasuya Tomioka and Kenan Loui Widjaja.
Enjoyable performances with exciting showsmanship by the participants. The festival duration was longer (approx 3 hours) than I expected but the guest artistes performances were definately worth the wait.