The renowned cymbal maker Paiste supports the world's largest online music contest Global Rockstar. The annual contest offers local music stars a global stage to present their work, as well as various possibilities to monetize their content.
To participate in Global Rockstar 2015, artists can upload their original music and video until October 15th, 2015.
In the first round, the National Preliminaries, fans from each country of the world choose the artist that will represent their country in the Global Finals. The artist on top of his national charts on November 1st, 2015 advances to the Global Finals.
In the second round, the Global Finals, all national winners compete for the grand prize. The artist on top of the charts on December 1st, 2015 wins US$ 25,000 plus musical equipment worth US$ 15,000.
Paiste sponsors valuable equipment, including a Signature Precision Session Set (14" Signature Precision Hi-Hat, 16" Signature Precision Thin Crash, 18" Signature Precision Thin Crash, 20" Signature Precision Ride) and a 2002 Universal Set (14" 2002 Sound Edge Hi-Hat, 16" 2002 Crash, 18" 2002 Crash, 20" 2002 Ride).