Akwa Ibom Talent Showcase will inspire millions of Akwa Ibomite
8 months ago
By Abel Udoekene
Akwa Ibom is set to host a talent showcase which is aimed at inspiring the next generation of Stars. The event which will engage young people to showcase their natural gifts in Drama, Music, and Dance will undoubtedly inspire millions of Akwa Ibomite.
According to our research, talent hunt programs like Amerca got Talent, Britain got talents and others have given birth to many stars. For Instance, in 2009, Scottish Singer, Susan Boyle’s first-round performance on Britain’s Got Talent had over 1 million hit on YouTube and launch her career in the showbiz business making her an instant star.
Akwa Ibom Talent Showcase is tailored to accelerate the emergence of young talents from Akwa Ibom into the big scene and launch them into a highly rewarding future. As the organizers of the event noted “The goal of this project is to into a highly-rewarding future Africa’s brightest talents into a highly-rewarding future”
The entertainment industry is one of the most outstanding unicorns in Nigeria’s economic space and is continuously growing as the major access to how the world views Nigeria. Akwa Ibom Talent Showcase will further echo this conviction by opening the stage for Akwa Ibom grown creative potentials to demonstrate to the world their true talents, fortitude, capabilities, courage, and worth.
“This is a citizen-oriented initiative of the Governor Udom Emmanuel led administration, and it will provide an opportunity for young artistes from the state to hone their core skills and earn tremendous rewards from their performances” the organizers noted
“In a stint, top young talents in Akwa Ibom can accelerate their emergence into the big scene by participating in any of the 3 categories-Drama, Music, and Dance. This embodies the GOAL of the project, a first, and the best time to nudge Africa’s brightest talents! a nudge into a highly-rewarding future.
“By registering to contest in Akwa Ibom Talent Showcase, the Objective is to be part of the 30 talents in a journey of Capacity Building from seasoned industry professionals, Live Auditions, and listed performances in the grand finale- NIGHT OF STARS. Certainly, the most rewarding journey for budding stars that leads only up.” the organizers added.
The goal and objective of the projects according to the organizers is to discover young performing arts talents and connect the best picks to the industry as high-forming professionals, discover and build capacity of young artistes to compete as professionals, deploy and reward-based activities to encourage creativity and participating artistes as well as invest in the creative industry in Akwa Ibom State and celebrate the best performing artistes in grand events and industry integration while expanding the ecosystem.
You can click here to register in any of the three categories, Entry Opens on 15th October and Closes on 31st October 2018. Auditions will hold between 29th-31st, October 2018. With the auditions for the music category holding on October 29, 2018, dance category on October 30, 2018, and drama category on October 31, 2018.
A total of THIRTY (30) talents, will be selected to participate in the Grand Finale of the maiden edition of AKS Talent Showcase 2018, in a NIGHT OF STARS, where selected high-performing acts will compete for the fringe and ultimate rewards of the showcase.
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