Reality Talent Stars in Marbella are reaching the final stage at the H10 Hotel Andalucia Plaza Marbella
Spanish, Russian, British and American talent coming together for Semi-Finals and Finals at H10 Hotel Andalucía Plaza. The first annual edition of the international talent show, Reality Star is taking off like a rocket. With a stellar panel of judges and a firmament of stars of stage and screen flying in to perform and support the Semi-finals and Finals on 15-16th June, Reality Star’s dream of nurturing up and coming talents, promoting Marbella as the cultural capital of the Costa del Sol, and attracting international visitors is coming true. Louise Cook Edwards shares the who, where and whens…
The first annual edition of the international talent show, Reality Star, has had a superb response from talented singers aged 8 to 50 and the competition promises to be fierce at this dynamic contest put together by a high-powered international panel of show business experts, along with representatives of Marbella Town Hall. With lucrative prizes awaiting the winners, including 1500€ in cash, a professional recording session and music video, the winner will also be promoted at other talent shows around the world. Contestants will be selected this weekend and announced on 4th June.
Operación Triunfo – Winners and Finalists come to support and perform at Reality Star Marbella
Thanks to of Marbefolk – Association of Folk Music Marbella, three of Spain’s best loved “reality stars”- winners and finalists of Spain’s answer to the X-Factor, Operación Triunfo, will be special guests and performers at the Reality Star contest in Marbella.
Vicente Seguí, the handsome winner of the 3rd edition of Operación Triunfo will be on the judging panel of Reality Star for the semi-finals and finals. He will be joined by OT3 finalists, Miriam Villar Martínez and Bea.
REALITY STAR EVENTS – The Final Countdown
Thursday 14th June 7pm
Venue: Hotel Vincci Marbella, Urb Estrella de Mar Las Chapas, Marbella
A press conference, featuring the special guest stars – finalists and winners of Spanish TV’s talent show Operación Triunfo. The founders and sponsors will reveal details of the exciting events to come.
Friday 15th June 4pm
Semi Finals – live from the H10 Hotel Andalucía Plaza,
Talent put to the Test
Presented by Mugge Fischer
10 Junior (8-16 yr olds) and 10 adult (17-50 yr olds) performers will try to impress the judges to qualify among the 10 finalists.
Special guest performance by Operación Triunfo winner Vicente Seguí and finalists Miriam Villar Martínez and Bea Porrua
Entrance Tickets – 15€
1. Roger Noel Cook –Head of the Jury- Producer Songwriter, Musician -UK
2. Mercedes Canto – MarbeFolk Music Association- SPAIN
3. Yolanda Galeras – Amigos de La Musica –SPAIN
4. Temo Trskhiladze – Georgian/Russian Pop Singer, Producer GEORGIA RUSSIA
5. Valeriano Gamgebeli – International Tenor- Madrid, SPAIN
6 Danny Vaughn – Famous Rock and Pop Singer – USA
7. Yanela Brooks – singer songwriter CUBA
Reality Star Contest – Finals
10 lucky Contenders to Stardom
Saturday 16th June – 3pm
Expectations will be running high as the 5 best contestants of both categories of Reality Star 2012, (8-16 and 17-50 year olds) perform live for the professional judging panel – in the hope of winning lucrative prizes and a leap up the ladder of success with a once in a lifetime opportunity to gain recognition.
1. Roger Noel Cook –Head of the Jury- Producer Songwriter, Musician UK
2 Vicente Segui – Winner of OT 3
3.Valeriano Gamgebeli – International Tenor- Madrid Spain
4. Mercedes Canto – Marbe Folk Music Association- SPAIN
5. Jesus Herrera- SPAIN FRANCE
6. Temo Trskhiladze – Famous Georgian Pop Singer- Georgia RUSSIA
7. Bea Porrua –Finalist of the OT3 – SPAIN
Reality Star Exclusive Gala Dinner
Saturday 16th June 9.30pm
H10 Andalucía Plaza
Gala dinner – including 3-course meal with wine & water
Dress code, smart casual
Come and celebrate the success of the Reality Star lucky winners in style with a fabulous Gala dinner and stellar line-up of talent – when the new reality stars will get to sing with established names in show business. Presented by international life coach, Gladys Osterwalder, opening up the gala will be Hoffman, a versatile artist from Miami, and throughout the night, all diners will be able to enjoy the diverse talents of Vicente Segui, Winner of OT3, Temo, an iconic Russian Georgian pop star, Valeriano Gamgebeli, an international tenor from Madrid, and Adam Cook, recording artist from UK – along with the new winners of Reality Star 2012. With many well-known faces in the crowd, including model Tami, from Barcelona, the Reality Star gala dinner will be a glamorous, star-studded event to bring the house down.
TICKET HOTLINE for REALITY STAR EVENTS
Tickets can be ordered online at www.realitystar.es
Or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call RS Team Tel: 618 421 244.
Reality Star Stellar Judges
The Talent Behind the Scenes
Stars of stage and screen, from around the globe, will be analyzing the performance and ability of the 20 hopefuls selected for the Semi Finals of Reality Star. With such high-octane levels of talent both on and off stage, the Reality Star events are not to be missed.
Roger Cook – Head Judge A multi talented media man with a fertile imagination, Roger is the most prolific writer of Dr. Who scripts – with 150 episodes under his belt. Roger also made considerable success in the domain of men’s magazines. A keen rock musician, Roger moved into song writing and producing, and is the owner of Avalon Studio London. Now working alongside his son Adam as a father and son team, they are working on directing and producing The Devil’s Detail, a 21st century epic fantasy about “alien parasites”.
Adam Cook – award winning film and record producer Adam Cook – Won Best Animated Film at Marbella Film Festival for his 3D movie Roboteers. aged just 18, which has also shown at Cannes. A record producer – he has produced 7 albums ranging from opera to rock to country and western. A singer in his own right, he is now involved in the production and direction of the film The Devil’s Detail. He is working on the musical score with Peter Ware, ex Stock Aitken and Waterman. His animated storybook Bid for Freedom can be seen on the famous Newgrounds flash section where it has received 100,000 viewings and rave reviews.
Temo Rtskhiladze – Iconic Georgian-Russian pop star- the multifaceted Temo is a musician, singer, producer and artist. A member of the well-known group Iveria, famous for the song Argo from the musical Argonauts, Temo is the author of more than 100 songs. A versatile artist, Temo has enjoyed much success as both a soloist and in a group. His albums include Jelannaja – Desirable and Chornaja Koshka- Black Cat and others was recorded in Russian in Moscow. Temo has won various competitions across different musical genres, including jazz and rock.His Brother Roman Trskhiladze is Famous Composer and Singer of all times, founder of the most famous Blues Band in Georgia.
Valeriano Gamghebeli – international tenor from Madrid. A popular opera singer with a long and fruitful career in opera and zarzuela, Gambhebeli is not only a singer, but a pianist, choir director and teacher of Gregorian chant. Having been taught by the master Alfredo Kalus, Valeriano’s talent knows no bounds, to which his extraordinarily rich career as an international performer attests.
Segei Kristovsky – Sergei and brother Vladimer form the famous Russian band Uma2rman which rocketed to fame in 2006 following the success of their song Uma Thurman, inspired by their desire to meet the Pulp Fiction actress in the flesh. The song sold an unprecedented number of records – some 500 million copies, bringing the “rags to rock star” Kristovsky brothers fame and fortune. A commission from a Russian movie director to write a song – Nochnoi Dozor (Night Patrol) – which went instantly to Number One in the Russian charts, cemented their success.
Giga Kukhaianidze -Is a Eurovision producer of Juniors in Georgia, He produced Wasps and Candy two Georgian groups competing in Junior Eurovision song contests. Wasps won the Junior Eurovision in 2008 and Candy won Junior Eurovision Final in 2011.
Jesus Hererra – formed the Davidsbuendler Association – which takes its name from the imaginary society mentioned by Robert Schumann in his musical works and articles. The association exists to defend the essence of art – to promote the spirit of excellence and collaboration amongst artists.
Danny Vaughn (USA) was in English rock band “Waysted” featuring ex-UFO members Pete Way and Paul Chapman in 1985. Their album was highly acclaimed “Save Your Prayers” and they toured the world as an opening act for Status Quo and Iron Maiden. Danny later formed the band “Tyketto” and they toured the world on their own as well as opening up for such bands as White Lion, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nelson, Whitesnake and Blue Oyster Cult. Their first single, “Forever Young” is still being played in rock clubs all over the world.
Reality Star Founders:
Studio Avalon –London – multi-talented media mogul ex Rock Musician, Song writer, producer Roger Cook, and son Adam Cook, young vocalist and producer.
Russian Speaking association on the Costa del Sol -Nash Dom – Svetlana Ciliuta
Natalie Stuart Fox of the Georgian Chamber of Commerce in Andalucía
Marbella Town Hall
Honorary members of the Panel
Vicente Segui –Winner of the OT3 Spain
Valeriano Gamghebeli – International Tenor from Madrid
Temo Rtskhiladze Famous Iconic Russian Georgian Pop Musician
Mancala Group International – Business and Finance Operations worldwide
Gomez & Molina – leading Marbella jewellers is sponsoring prizes for the winners.
IbericaBenet, Francisco García
Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mercedes ,VIPR, Nash Dom, EuroGeorgia, CCG Accountants, Marbella Entertainments, Media Machine International, Sotogrande TV, Radio TRE, Radio Radio Network, Mesto Vstrechi –Russian Magazine,Guarnieri,
Madison Studio Marbella, Association of Folk Music –Marbefolk, Fotografiti.
Black & White Restaurant
Special thanks to Marbella Town Hall, Jose Luis Hernández, and Oti Gº Diaz-Ambrona
Mancala Design- Richard Stuart-Fox and Frank Browne
Miguel Gomez –G & M, Angel Mora- director of the district of Las Chapas. Delegado de Urbanizaciones y comunidades. Mercedes Cantos – President of Marbefolk – Association of Folk Music Marbella, Mrs. Helena Chkhotua,
Javier Sancho Mesto Vstrechi Russian magazine
Great Team of Radio TRE, Radio Radio Network, Art Studio- Fotografiti
John Morton -Sotogrande TV,
Louise Cook Edwards – Media Machine International.
For news and musical clips of the semi-finalists, you can follow the event on FB at www.facebook.com/pages/Reality-Star/385282581489650
For press accreditation, interviews and hi-res images, please contact Louise Cook Edwards on Tel: +34 607627161.