About Sirasa Super Star
For the first time in Sri Lanka reality TV comes to life on Sirasa TV as they are tremendously inspired by the program called ´American Idol´ which gives birth to young pop stars in America.
And even the Sri Lankans had a chance to witness a whole heap of undoubtedly talented youth and adults on the same platform. Thousands were auditioned, but only a handful were lucky.
Sirasa Superstar is a musical reality show conducted in Sri Lanka by the TV channel Sirasa TV known as Siwwana Paramparawe Katahanda Soya Yana Television Charikawa. Its aim is to find the most talented upcoming singer in the country. The competition ´s first season began in mid 2005 and ended in March 2006, Season II finished on 27th of Octomber 2007 And Season III finished on 8th of May 2010. Sirasa SuperStar is similar to the musical reality series: Pop Idol. It ´s next appearance (Generation 4) is currently on going.
After conducting a series of auditions across the country, 100 contestants are selected for the next round. Next, each contestant is given a chance to perform two songs, and from several groups, final 48 are chosen by the judging panel. Afterwards, the opportunity to engage in the decision-making is handed over to the viewers. From there on until the finals, viewers are given a limited time period to vote for their favorites in the respective rounds (that is, Final 24, Final 12 and Final 2, through the SMS system.
The 12 finalists perform one song each week (two songs in later rounds) based on which the viewers vote. The contestant with the least number of votes is eliminated every week. The final show is held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium, among 240,000 audience. According to the number of votes received by each contestant on that day, the one with the higher number is crowned the Sirasa Superstar and the other becomes the Runner-up. For Season II, the winner, will be awarded a Rs. 3.4 million worth car and Rs. one million in cash, in addition to the prestigious trophy.
The Newest of the Sirasa Superstar is Generation 4.
This site is there for you to use as a Fan Club of the show, and as a common stage to discuss, debate and share information about the Sirasa Super Star Program.