From left to right: 2017 Grand Girl Winner Gaea Salipot2013 Boy Grand Winner Calm down2013 3rd Runner-Up Esang de Torres, Sam Concepcionand Teacher Georgelle Must-Sy on G-ForceSM Little Stars Project Head Hanna Carinna SyPresident of SM Supermalls Steven TanSM Supermalls Senior Vice President for Marketing Joaquin Saint AugustineSparkle GMA Artist Center Vice President for Talent Development and Management Joy Marceloand National University Assistant Director of Admissions Under Shainne Hostalero on SM Little Stars 2023 Media Launch on SM Megamall held on July 6, 2023.
SM Supermalls‘ Search for the next biggest, brightest, and most talented kids in the country is back!
On July 6, SM Supermalls opened pre-registration for SM Little Star– the annual nationwide talent search for children aged four to seven. Now in its 14th year, SM Little Stars has become a platform for some of the country’s biggest stars who excel in singing, acting, and modeling including 2013 Boy Grand Winner Nhikzy Calma, 2014 Girl Grand Winner Chun Sa Jung, 2013 3rd Runner-Up Esang De Torres, and 2017 Grand Girl Winner Gaea Salipot.
“SM is and will always be a safe and nurturing place for children. Through SM Little Stars, we stay true to our commitment to make children’s malling experience fun, memorable, and rewarding for them and their families. We want to make sure that this will be worth remembering for them,” said SM Supermalls Senior Vice President for Marketing Joaquin San Agustin.
SM Little Stars Project Head Hanna Carinna Sy also said, “After a three-year absence, we are happy to be together again to launch what is undoubtedly the biggest kiddie talent search in the country, which will be held in 70 malls from Baguio and Tuguegarao to Davao and Cagayan de Oro in Mindanao.”
Children who make it to the Grand Finals will be trained by celebrity mentors in a series of workshops to develop their talents and confidence on stage. The workshops will also encourage them to bond and make new friends with their peers.
The stakes are higher this year SM Little Star with over P9 Million in cash and prizes starting with the new Suzuki S-presso Special Edition MT MC worth over P600,000; a one-year talent contract with Sparkle GMA Artist Center; 100% discount on college tuition fees and miscellaneous fees at the National University; a five-day, four-night trip for two (2) to Hong Kong; a total of Php100,000 worth of cash and SM gift certificates (Php50,000 cash and Php50,000 worth of SM gift certificates); Php 30,000 worth of Toy Kingdom gift cards; annual pass certificate for unlimited bowling game and skating admission valid for one (1) year; 30 regular ride tickets to SM by the Bay Amusement Park / Sky Ranch and a gift voucher for a two-night stay with breakfast for two (2) at Radisson Blu Cebu awaits one lucky boy and lucky girl winners!
In order to register, the parent/guardian must bring the original and photocopy of their child’s birth certificates as well as two (2) copies of their 4R size photo taken with light make-up only with one (1 ) close-up shot and one. (1) whole body shot for select SM Supermalls nationwide. This will be attached to their application form that must be filled out and signed by parents and/or legal guardians. To apply online, go to: https://smsupermalls.com/smlittlestars/.
SM Little Stars 2023 runs from July 15 to August 27 so hurry up and register your talented little ones! To know more about SM Little Kids and the full list of prizes, visit smsupermalls.com or follow @SMSupermalls on social media.