Thousands of contestants turned up for East Africa’s Got Talent by Safaricom pre-auditions that took place over the weekend at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre – KICC.
This comes after the Mombasa pre- auditions which were held on 19th May, and saw hundreds of participants try their luck to secure a slot for the next stage of the hugely popular talent show.
“In our quest to find the ultimate talent, we have been able to see how rich East Africa is by the gifts each and every participant has. As we look to conclude the auditions in Nairobi, I would like to urge all the people who feel that they have something special in them to come forward and showcase it to the rest of the world through this platform ,” urged Joseph Kusaga, chief executive officer at Clouds Media International.
Produced by Clouds Media, East Africa’s Got Talent has toured Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and finally Nairobi, Kenya which wraps up the pre-auditions phase and marks the beginning of the theatre auditions. East Africa’s Got Talent by Safaricom which is due to start airing in August this year, will have ten episodes, with the semifinals and grand finalé shot live on location in Kenya. Participants from Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda will travel to Kenya for the live shows. The winner (as voted by the audience) will walk away with Kshs. 5 million (USD 50,000).