SM Little Stars is a nationwide kiddie talent competition and performance platform spearheaded by SM Supermalls to find the brightest, talented stars.
It started in SM malls in China in 2003 and then 2007 in the Philippines. Now, on its eleventh year, SM Little Stars is giving away its biggest and most exciting prizes ever! The two grand winners shall each receive a brand new Chevrolet Sail, Two Hundred Thousand Pesos (Php 200,000) worth of cash and SM Gift Certificates, and a trip for two to the US. The top ten winners, that include the grand winners, shall each receive a college scholarship grant and a trip for two to China. SM Little Stars winners from the Philippines will also be given the great opportunity to showcase their talents in select SM malls in China as part of a cultural exchange program.
Many of the kids who joined the talent search can now be seen regularly on ramp, on TV, and on film. Some fine examples are SM Little Stars 2012 grand finalist, Kyle Jimenez rocks the entertainment industry with his band, Square One, as a musician and singer. Starting with a first solo concert, album launch and as Little Cosette in Les Miserables then, SM Little Stars 2013 third runner-up Telesa De Torres continues to build her name in the music and theater industry, and has gained outstanding recognitions and awards from other premier kid-talent competitions in the country.
SM Little Stars cuties like Aiyana Silva, Sheena Bentoy, Makee Dulalia, Vince Angeles and Marcus Trirogoff are all making a name in modeling industry as their charming faces get featured on print and TV ads.
While SM Little Stars 2014 boy grand winner JC Gumacal and SM Little Stars 2013 first runner-up Nicoli Lista charm the ladies with their dance moves as members of a kid dance group in a TV noontime show, SM Little Stars 2014 girl grand winner Fil-Korean Chun Sa Angella Jung still wows her fans with her acting talents.
First impressing the judges with his energetic dance at the SM Little Stars 2013 finals, former grand winner Nhikzy Vheench Calma continues to capture the hearts of the TV audience with his adorable captivating moves in a Sunday noontime show and now to proudly represent our country in the World Championship of Performing Arts in California, USA in June. SM Little Stars 2015 boy grand winner, Lei Andre Navarro is a promising child star of an ongoing primetime teleserye
For mommies and daddies who have children aspiring to become future stars, have your kids with ages 4 to 7 years old sign up for SM Little Stars 2017! This will be an encouraging endeavor for them and help build their confidence at an early age not to mention the chance of winning amazing prizes!
How To Join
- Open to all talented kids ages 4 to 7 years old during the Preliminary Screening schedule
- Requirements: Application Form, Contestant’s Birth Certificate (original & photocopy), Two (2) copies of 4R size photo taken with light make-up only: one (1) close up shot and one (1) whole body shot
Application Forms are available at the Mall Admin Office (Marketing Department) at any SM Mall branches OR you can download online at www.smlittlestars.com.ph. Deadline for the submission of requirements for the preliminary screenings for participating malls are the following:
|PRELIMINARY SCREENINGS||MALLS||SCHEDULE OF
|April 1||SM North Edsa, SM Masinag, SM San Lazaro||March 18 – March 31 | 10am-6pm|
|April 2||SM Novaliches, SM San Mateo, SM Bicutan, SM Cauayan, SM Baliwag, SM Bacoor,
SM Santa Rosa, SM Iloilo
|March 18 – April 1 | 10am-6pm|
|April 8||SM Fairview, SM Taytay, SM Sta. Mesa,
SM BF Parañaque, SM Clark, SM Sangandaan, SM Muntinlupa
|March 18 – April 7 | 10am-6pm|
|April 9||SMDC Light Mall, SM Taytay, SM Manila, SM Las Piñas, SM Sucat, SM Baguio,
SM Valenzuela, SM Dasmariñas, SM Cebu,
SM Bacolod, SM Davao
|March 18 – April 8 | 10am-6pm|
|April 22||SM East Ortigas, SM Angono, SM San Lazaro, SM Molino||March 18 – April 21 | 10am-6pm|
|April 23||SM Novaliches, SMDC Sun Mall, SM Southmall, SM Bicutan, SM Rosales, SM Cabanatuan,
SM Pampanga, SM Marilao, SM Rosario,
SM Trece Martires, SM San Pablo, SM Lipa,
SM Consolacion, SM General Santos
|March 18 – April 22| 10am-6pm|
|April 29||SM Marikina, SM Manila, SM Tarlac,
SM Valenzuela, SM Bacoor, SM Cebu, SM Iloilo
|March 18 – April 28 | 10am-6pm|
|April 30||SM Fairview, SM Sta. Mesa, SM Baliwag||March 18 – April 29 | 10am-6pm|
|May 6||SM San Mateo, SM Manila, SM Naga,
SM San Fernando, SM Muntinlupa,
SM Batangas, SM Cagayan De Oro
|March 18 – May 5 | 10am-6pm|
|May 7||SM Angono, SM San Lazaro, SM Sucat,
SM Tarlac, SM Clark, SM Sangandaan,
SM Bacoor, SM Calamba, SM Iloilo, SM Davao
|March 18 – May 6 | 10am-6pm|
|May 20||SM San Jose Del Monte, SM Masinag, SM Bicutan, SM Pampanga, SM Baliwag||March 18 – May 19 | 10am-6pm|
|May 21||SM North Edsa, SM BF Parañaque, SM Baguio, SM Valenzuela, SM Molino, SM Cebu,
|March 18 – May 20 | 10am-6pm|
|May 27||SM Novaliches, SM Southmall,
SM Megacenter Cabanatuan, SM Santa Rosa
|March 18 – May 26 | 10am-6pm|
|May 28||SM Fairview, SM Rosales, SM Pampanga,
SM Marilao, SM Dasmariñas, SM Calamba,
SM Consolacion, SM Davao
|March 18 – May 27 | 10am-6pm|
The remaining on-the-day registrations will be held on April 22, 23, 29, 30; May 6, 7, 20, 21, 27, 28 from 10am to 2pm at the designated mall venue for preliminary screenings.
|CLUSTER||June 11||June 25||July 2||July 16|
|Metro Manila 1||Novaliches||East Ortigas|
|Metro Manila 2||Manila||BF Paranaque|
|North Luzon 1||Tarlac|
|North Luzon 2||Clark|
|North Luzon 3||Baliwag|
|South Luzon 1||Dasmarinas|
|South Luzon 2||San Pablo|
A total of two hundred forty four (244) contestants will emerge from the preliminaries and compete in the Regional Finals.
Finally, only twenty eight (28) hopefuls will compete in the last stage where five grand winners will emerge: boy grand winner, girl grand winner, first runner-up, second runner-up, and third runner-up. The SM Little Stars Grand Finals will be held on August 6, 2017 at the Samsung Hall, SM Aura Premier to be hosted by Ms. Andi Manzano.
The judges in the Grand Finals will be no less than the following celebrities:
- Direk Mac Alejandre
- Princess Velasco
- Jonas Gaffud
- Regine Tolentino
- Zeus Collins
For updates and to know more about SM Little Stars 2017, visit www.smlittlestars.com.ph or check out the SM Little Stars FAQ Album on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/smsupermalls/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1357860827593478