Kollaboration DC 2011 Contestants Announced

Washington, DC, September 01, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Kollaboration DC, the Washington Metropolitan area’s only talent competition showcasing emerging talents within the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, announces its artists for this year’s show. The September 17th show will be the second in Kollaboration DC history and will be held at the University of the District of Columbia Auditorium. The following nine artists will be competing for a 1st place prize of $1000 and a music video opportunity: Matthew Almodiel, Lumi Bustamante, Philip Chang, Michelle Chong, FALLWORTH, Alvin Tam, MOKSHA, Alice Park, Alec Zhang and Emily Barnes.

Guest performances include: 2010 Kollaboration DC 1st place winner Chip Han, Rising Star Aria Curameng, local rapper SickBoi, and more to be announced.

Kollaboration DC is also currently seeking sponsorship from community groups and corporate entities. Please direct sponsorship inquires to Eric Chang (eric@kollaborationdc.org). For all other inquiries, contact executive director Christian Oh (christian@kollaborationdc.org).

About Kollaboration
Kollaboration DC is an annual non-profit talent competition seeking to bring mainstream attention to Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) artistic talent. Kollaboration was created over a decade ago by Paul “PK” Kim in Los Angeles to expand representation of API in mainstream media and raise awareness of API issues. The Kollaboration movement has spread to 13 cities across North America and continues to rally students, businesses, community leaders, celebrities and performers across the API community together for the common cause of “Empowerment Through Entertainment.”

Kollaboration is a non-profit organization, completely run by volunteers, dedicated to the promotion of a strong Asian Pacific Islander presence in the entertainment and media

For more information, visit www.kollaborationdc.org or follow @kollaboratiodc on Twitter.

Kollaboration DC
Christian Oh