Leading Telecommunications Services Provider, Airtel Nigeria and Rapid Blue Format have announced a star prize of N10 Million Naira for the Nigeria’s Got Talent Show, as the auditions commence in a fortnight across the country.
Gifted Nigerians, male and female of all ages with talents in acrobatics, magic display, fire eating, ball juggling, dancing and others will have a chance to showcase their talents in the reality Television show.
The show auditions will kick-off in Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja between the 31stof July and 1st of August at the Rockview Hotel before it moves to the Coal City, Enugu on the 3rd of August at the Independence Hotel.
Other cities across the country would have a chance to showcase their talents as the show train moves to Calabar on August 7, Port Harcourt on 9th, Warri 11th, Benin 13th, Ibadan 16th with auditions ending in the Centre of Excellence, Lagos on August 18th and 19th.
“This is the definitive talent show in the country at the moment; the encompassing nature is strictly unique to the Got Talent brand and puts it ahead of other shows”, Executive Producer, Rotimi Pedro explains.
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director, Airtel Nigeria, Deepak Srivastava commented: “Airtel is pleased to partner with RBF to empower talented Nigerians. Aside providing a great platform for talented Nigerians, we are also passionate about thrilling and exciting telecommunications consumers across the country.”
Nigeria’s Got Talent reality show, powered by Airtel Nigeria would run between July and December this year featuring amazing performances and stunts on National television.
“Airtel is excited to tour the country on yet another credible project that will celebrate and reward Nigerians especially its youth following the brand vision to remain the most loved brand in the lives of Nigerians.”
The Nigeria’s Got Talent Show has no demographic barrier as a 10 year old child or an octogenarian can emerge ultimate winner and grab the 10 million prize money.
Nigeria apart from South Africa is the only African country that has been able to secure the Got Talent franchise and is set to experience the magic of the show like other nations across the world.
The Got Talent franchise has produced many notable performers in the last couple of years including Diversity, Bianca Ryan and Britain’s Got Talent’s 2009 1st runner up Susan Boyle, whose debut album became the fastest selling UK debut album of all time, selling over 3 million copies in the U.S amongst others.
The franchise currently in its 6th year is one of the fastest growing international franchises, closing the gap on other successful franchises such as ‘The Weakest Link’, ‘The X Factor’ and ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ amongst others.