NEW BRITAIN â€“ McDonaldâ€™s restaurants in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts are partnering again this year with television network Telemundo to host the local singing competition, â€śSolo Tu Voz.â€ť
This is the seventh year of the local talent search, where participants audition in front of Telemundo cameras at various McDonaldâ€™s restaurants. One semifinalist from each audition will win $500; the grand prize winner will be awarded $2,500 prize. Audition videos are posted on holaciudad.com, where visitors vote for their favorite contestants and finalists will then go on to perform at Telemundoâ€™s Feria de la Familia event on Sept. 10. One signer will be crowned the winner at the event.
The McDonaldâ€™s at 40 Martin Luther King Dr. in New Britain will host â€śSolo Tu Vozâ€ť auditions from 6 to 8 p.m. on June 8. Four other area restaurants will hold auditions into September.
For more information, follow the Twitter hashtag #SoloTuVoz.