E.L. Kellermann Language Resource Center

2nd Annual Karaoke Night a Big Success!

International Karaoke Night featured group and solo acts with songs from 9 different languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Russian, and Spanish!  We would like to thank the foreign language faculty, the Mellon Globalization Forum, the Center for Teaching, the E.L. Kellermann Language Resource Center, the Academic Technology Center, the Tiger Bay Pub, Sewanee Catering, and our judges: Linda Heck, Aaron Welch, and Jennifer Whitehead for making this event a success.  Singers were judged based on voice quality, pronunciation, stage presence, and lyrical complexity.  The prizes awarded are as follows:

SOLO ACTS
1st Place: Andres Carro singing Bailando in Spanish by Enrique Iglesias
2nd Place: Adrian Shores singing the theme from Dragon Ball Z in Japanese
3rd Place: Richard Pryor singing Stars in French from Les Misérables.

GROUP ACTS
1st Place: John Gaither & Cam Caldwell singing Maquillaje in Spanish by Mecano.
2nd Place: Wint Thu & Nora Walsh-Battle rapping in Japanese to Shooting Star by Home Made Kazoku
3rd Place: Asyjia Brown, Malicat Chouyouti, & Mesgana Dagnachew singing Macarena in Spanish by Los Del Rios

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An Arabic song by Eva Bogino

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3rd Annual International Karaoke Night
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Students, faculty, and community members got together for a fun night of international music, food, and culture. There were over 35 acts singing in 8 languages taught at Sewanee: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Russian, and Spanish! Judges awarded prizes to the 3 best solo and group acts. Read more to find out who won.
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