Dream Voice 2021

Vibha in association with Shankar Mahadevan Academy and Little Musicians Academy presents

The Dream Voice 2021

Welcome to The Dream Voice - sing for smiles, brought to you by Vibha in collaboration with Shankar Mahadevan Academy and Little Musicians Academy, an international volunteer led organization that's synonymous with the intellectual development of children world over. This could be your ticket to stardom! Contestants can enter by submitting their entries online to be judged by renowned musicians around the world! 

The winners in each category will be chosen from the top 30 finalists in a Grand Finale event, results of which will be announced live online! The winner gets a chance to interact with Shankar Mahadevan online! The winner will get a once in a lifetime opportunity to chat with a celebrity singer or collaborate with them. 

Remember all the proceeds benefit a noble cause – supporting children in Vibha projects affected by the deadly Covid-19 pandemic that has devastated so many families! 

Contest Highlights


A. Western

  1. Little Champ - Upto 13 yrs
  2. Junior Champ - 14 to 20 yrs
  3. Super Champs - 21 yrs and above
B. Indian
  1. Little Champ - Upto 13 yrs
  2. Junior Champ - 14 to 20 yrs
  3. Super Champs - 21 yrs and above


Prelim (2 minutes) Mar 22nd- Apr 25th
Final Round (Top 30 from all categories) May First Week
Grand Finale - Facebook Live Event


ENTRY Fee- $20 (Overseas) / INR 499 (India only) (Good for one year education of a child)

How to Participate
  1. Signup with US $20 / INR 499 Fee/donation
  2. For preliminary round – upload maximum 2 minutes long and unedited, no karaoke or instrumental track video clip:
    • Video should clearly show the participant singing
    • Video should be HD quality - 720p or 1080p
    • Video should be in landscape orientation
    • Audio should be audible and clear without any background noise
    • Entries will be disqualified if they do not adhere to the rules, no exceptions
  3. Final round – participants in this round will upload a maximum 4 minutes long an unedited video clip with karaoke track in the given platform.
  4. Participants are encouraged to create a pledge page to donate to Vibha.

The winner in each category will get:

  • A chance to interact with the maestro Shankar Mahadevan online!
  • A free course with Shankar Mahadevan Academy worth USD 329 (for the Indian Category winners)
  • A certificate signed by Shankar Mahadevan


About Vibha

Since 1991, Vibha has strived to make quality health and education accessible to underprivileged children around the world. Through fundraising events, campaigns, and backing from their patrons, Vibha supports projects in India and the USA, to bring sustainable transformation in the lives of children living in adverse conditions.
Over the years, Vibha has invested millions into their projects positively impacting over 2 million children with the help of thousands of extremely driven and passionate volunteers.
The Dream Voice is an annual virtual singing contest open to contestants all across the US.
Vibha as an organization has more than 100,000 active donors around the world and has successfully organized several major fundraising events across the US and in India for the last several years.

Terms & Conditions

  1. The Dream Voice (“the Contest”) is open to all ages
  2. Ages 18 or under need parental sign off)
  3. By entering the Contest the Contestants accept these Terms and Conditions together with any specific instructions and terms for the Contest which may be mentioned on-air, in any electronic messages, or on the website, or communicated to Contestants in any other way (“Contest Information”). Such Contest Information shall prevail in the event of there being any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any Contest Information.
  4. We may cancel or amend the Contest, Contest Information, or these Terms and Conditions without prior notice. Any changes will be posted either within the Contest Information or these Terms and Conditions.  
  5. Our decision in all matters to do with the Content and Contest will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Please read the complete Terms and Conditions here before participation