ABORIGINAL ICON: an APTN singing contest

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The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network is hosting a singing contest for Aboriginal people on their weekly news magazine, Contact.  The contest is called "Aboriginal Icon" and they are accepting submissions as we speak.

On April 4th APTN is pleased to announce a special edition of Contact: Aboriginal Icon

If you are between the ages of 18-28 and think you have the talent to wow our judges, please send in audition tape along with your name, age, phone, number, and address to:
339 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg MB
R3B 2C3
Attn: Contact - Aboriginal Icon

The deadline for admission is March 23rd, 4 pm eastern standard time and don't forget to self-identify if you are First Nations, Inuk, or Metis.

The top three contestants will be contacted by telephone and flown to Winnipeg to perform Live across the nation on Contact April 4th 2007.

Audience members can send an email or call in to vote for their favorite finalist.

The Grand Prize winner will have their song professionally recorded in studio with Strong Front Productions and will be flown to Toronto to compete in the final auditions for Canadian Idol. Prizes will also be awarded to the second and third prize winners.

So send in your video tapes, and try out for the first ever Aboriginal Icon!
DISCLAIMER: Please be prepared to sing an original song on-air. Cover songs are acceptable for the audition tape but may not be sung for the on-air competition due to copyright issues.

The complete list of Rules & Regulations is available here:

For more information, please contact Dawn Isaac:
Dawn Isaac
Researcher/Writer, News & Current Affairs
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
P: 204.947.9331 ext. 481
E: contact@aptn.ca

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