It was exhilaration and awe as the capital city played host to Nigeria’s Got Talent Season 1 auditions. The 1st of August will be a day to be remembered for a long time in Abuja as thousands of people made their way to the Rock View Hotel to via for a spot on the semi-finals on Nigeria’s Got talent for a chance to win the 10 million naira grand prize and a world stage to showcase their unique talents.
The talent showcase was as diverse as razor blade eating magicians to fire eaters to incredibly flexible acrobats. Producer of the show Debbie Schulman couldn’t hide her excitement as she bemused about the Nigerian Army band veteran who came to thrill the judges with some good old jams.
The train moves to the coal City, Enugu at the Universal hotel, Independence layout, then 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.
Are you a gifted Nigerian, male or female of any age with extraordinary talent? It could be in Animal charming, acrobatics, magic display, fire eating, ball juggling, dancing. Here is a chance to showcase your talents in the biggest reality Television show on the shores of Nigeria by registering on www.gottalentnigeria.com or just come to the audition venue armed with your talent and stand a chance to win 10 million Naira.
Nigeria’s Got Talent reality show is powered by telecommunication giants Airtel, and would run between July and December this year featuring amazing performances and stunts on National television set to thrill its audience across the country like never before.
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.