by Isi Esene
The Rock View Hotel in Abuja was agog with thousands of uniquely talented people who came to vie for spots in the semi-finals of the Nigeria’s Got talent contest.
The N10 million grand prize attracted talents from flexible acrobats, razor-blade-eating magicians to fire-eaters all seeking for a world stage to showcase their unique talents.
Debbie Schulman, the producer of the show, is excited about the show berthing in Nigeria and hopes to give fans a show to always look forward to.
The Nigeria’s Got Talent train moves to Enugu’s Universal Hotel, Independence Layout, before moving to Monty Suites, Calabar, Cross River State on August 7.
Beverly Hills Hotel, Port Harcourt, will play host to the train on August 9; BB Hotels, Warri on August 11; Excalibur Hotel, Benin City on August 13; Premiere Hotel, Ibadan, on August 16; and the audition’s grand finale slated for the Box Studios, Bamako Road, Ojodu, Lagos on the 18th and 19th.
The competition train hopes to discover talented acts who are ready to wow the judges and viewers at home with their talents.
Nigeria’s Got Talent is the biggest reality television show on the shores of Nigeria and all that participants need to do is to register for the show at www.gottalentnigeria.com, show up at the venue, showcase their talent.
The show is powered by telecommunication giants Airtel, and supported by Cool FM, Wazobia FM, and Nigeria Info as official radio partners. It’s billed to run from July to December this year.
The ‘Got Talent’ franchise has, over the years, produced many notable performers 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. alone.