East Africa Got Talent Show sponsored by Safaricom has today kicked off its pre-auditions, at Nyali School, Mombasa County.
The gates at Nyali school were opened to the public as from 6.00am and had hundreds of participants stream in from various cultures, social background, and age set to showcase their talents with the hope of being selected and proceed to the next stage which will be held in Nairobi.
The Nairobi auditions will be held next month at the KICC on June 1st and 2nd 2019.
“We believe East Africa has a lot of talent and look forward to showing the world what amazing skills we have got. We encourage all those who believe they are talented from Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda to pre-register online,” said Joseph Kusaga, Chief Executive Officer at Clouds Media International adding that they were searching for the best talent in music, dance, comedy, magic, and acrobatics across all ages
The show which will be produced Clouds Media International will host auditions in 3 other countries; Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda.
In Uganda, the pre-auditions will take place in Kampala on 19th May at Pearl of Africa Hotel while in Rwanda they will be held in Kigali on 25th May at Intare Arena. Finally, in Tanzania, they will be in Dar es Salaam on 25th and 26th May at Julius Nyerere Centre.
Interested participants are required to send in their applications through pre-auditions walk-ins, online submissions, and WhatsApp channel.
To pre-register, participants can go to the regional audition centers nearest to them. For those who are unable to physically attend the pre-auditions due to distance; they can enter online by filling out the application form and send a short video clip of their act on https://rapidblue.formstack.com/forms/eagt.
Alternatively, they can upload a one-minute performance video accompanied by name, age, and country through WhatsApp number + 254 (0)703 437 903.
East Africa’s Got Talent by Safaricom which is due to start airing in August this year, will have 10 episodes, with the semifinals and grand finalé shot live on location in Kenya.
Qualified participants from Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda will travel to Kenya for the live shows.
The winner will walk away with KES 5 million (USD 50,000) as voted by the audience.