The East Africa’s Got Talent Show by Safaricom auditions kicked off, at Nyali School, Mombasa County yesterday. The gates were opened to the public as from 6.00am which saw hundreds of participants turn up from diverse cultures, social background and age set showcasing their talents with the hope of been selected.
Produced by Clouds Media International, the show 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.
The Nairobi auditions will be held next month at the KICC on June 1st and 2nd 2019. Interested participants are required to send in their applications through pre-auditions walk-ins, online submissions and WhatsApp channel.
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 Ksh. 5 Million as voted by the audience.
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 on-line by filling out the application form and send a short video clip of their act here. They can upload a one minute performance video accompanied by name, age, and country through WhatsApp number + 254 (0)703 437 903.
Registration is currently open and will close on the dates as follows; Kenya and Uganda on Saturday 18th May 2019, Rwanda Friday, 24th May 2019, and Tanzania Saturday, 25th May 2019.