Euro Pop Contest ist the unique possibility for talented kids and teenagers to come on the first stage to a big world of a popmusic! It is a festival for young singers between 10 and 24 years. Due to the global pandemic in 2020, it was decided to hold an Online Edition of the "Euro Pop Contest - Berlin Pearl" with a prize fund of 500 euros for the Grand Prix winner!
The mission of the competition is to promote talents of the young performers, encourage friendships and bring different cultures together as well as familiarize contestants of various nationalities with the German culture and art and enable them to demonstrate their own. The participants can show their vocal skills to big audience and professional judges. Contestants selected for the international final have high quality of vocal performance and experience of performing on stage. Until 2009 this competition was called only "Berliner Perle" (Berlin Pearl). Since 2009 it has been renamed into a name, that is understandable to all nationalities Euro Pop Contest Grand-Prix "Berliner Perle" (in 2009, the contest was attended by contestants from 21 countries). All participants compete for the title of the absolute winner of competition, that is, the Grand Prix and receives a special cup "Berliner Perle".
Participants are divided into three age categories: 10-13, 14-17, 18-24. Winners of national qualifications receive an invitation to participate in the international final, which
takes place at the end of November each year in Berlin (in 2020: Online - Edition 18.-20.12.2020). Many finalists of Euro Pop Contest participate successfully in other
competitions, produce their CDs, perform a lot with concerts and are already small stars in their countries. The Organizing Committee of the competition constantly keeps in touch with them and
helps in their progress on the way to success.
In Video and Photo you can see materials from past contests. Every year the Euro Pop Contest becomes more popular in Germany for residents of the country, the city of Berlin and its guests.
Competition takes place in two phases:
Phase 1 - Selection 19.11.2020:
Phase 2 - Final of the competition in Berlin – Stream on social networks 18.-20.12.2020:
Highly qualified specialists in the field of popular music and show business, vocalists, choreographers, "Stars" of the European stage, as well as media workers are involved in the work of the jury. Evaluation of performances is carried out according to an 11-point system from 5, 5.25, 5.5, 5.75, 6, etc. to 11 points with a summarizing result for two competitive performances.
The highest award „Grand - Prix“ is awarded to the absolute winner with the highest number of points, regardless of age category, followed by:
*The order of places is determined by the number of points scored in each age category.