Daiichikosho and The 2014 Karaoke World Championships
About Daiichikosho Corporation:
For over 40 years Daiichikosho has been the premier karaoke company in the World. The company started its commercial karaoke business in Japan offering equipment retail saIes and leasing in Tokyo in 1973. The company began to diversify into wholesale distribution, finance and production of a karaoke music catalog.
With subsidiary ofñces opening in Guam, Korea and Hong Kong, Daiichikosho had its shares listed on the Japan Securities and Trade Association. The company continued its diversiflcation and innovation by launching the digital satellite broadcast in 1996 called
IlStarDAM”(TV program) and”Star Digio" (radio program) via the famous PerfecTV satellite brand.
In the early 2000's, Daiichikosho continued to innovate and expand it's business by launching a downloadable ringtone service - IlMeloDAM”, a karaoke internet service Ilkaraoke@dam”
Daiichikosho has continued to lead the industry through its acquisitions and development of new technologies as Well as entry into the hospitality business with Big Echo (Karaoke shop) and restaurants. http://www.dkkaraoke.co.jp/
About Karaoke World Championships:
The Karaoke World Championships (KWC) is the largest and most prestigious international karaoke competition in the World. This multi-cultural international music event Without boundaries embodies the spirit of music, entertainment, and fun. Global operations are managed by the KWC parent organization from their headquarters in Lohja, Finland.
Each year, the KWC parent organization sponsors this grand showcase and competition of winners from partner nations around the World to select the recognized karaoke World champion. Participating nations are selected and sanctioned based on a number of quality standards. http://www.karaokeworldchampionships.com/
Luca Gargano - Event Coordinator