International Karaoke Night featured group and solo acts with songs from 9 different languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Russian, and Spanish! We would like to thank the foreign language faculty, the Mellon Globalization Forum, the Center for Teaching, the E.L. Kellermann Language Resource Center, the Academic Technology Center, the Tiger Bay Pub, Sewanee Catering, and our judges: Linda Heck, Aaron Welch, and Jennifer Whitehead for making this event a success. Singers were judged based on voice quality, pronunciation, stage presence, and lyrical complexity. The prizes awarded are as follows:
1st Place: Andres Carro singing Bailando in Spanish by Enrique Iglesias
2nd Place: Adrian Shores singing the theme from Dragon Ball Z in Japanese
3rd Place: Richard Pryor singing Stars in French from Les Misérables.
1st Place: John Gaither & Cam Caldwell singing Maquillaje in Spanish by Mecano.
2nd Place: Wint Thu & Nora Walsh-Battle rapping in Japanese to Shooting Star by Home Made Kazoku
3rd Place: Asyjia Brown, Malicat Chouyouti, & Mesgana Dagnachew singing Macarena in Spanish by Los Del Rios
An Arabic song by Eva Bogino