Hunt on for budding Bahraini talents
Manama, April 21, 2008
Auditions start this week for budding performers looking for a chance to star in a Bahrain talent show.
The event, entitled 'NescafŽ Show Them What You Got', is being organised by NescafŽ in collaboration with Bahrain-based showbusiness company Out Of The Box.
Male and female candidates of any nationality and aged 16 to 28 can participate, as individuals or groups.
Auditions for students will be held at the University College of Bahrain (UCB), Saar, on Wednesday; New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Juffair, on May 5; Bahrain Training Institute (BTI), Isa Town, on May 11; and Kingdom University, New Zinj, on May 13.
Auditions for the general public will also be held on Friday and May 2 at a venue to be announced later.
Semi-finals will be held on May 23 and a grand finale will be held on May 30, at a venue to be announced later.
Show host is Out Of The Box managing partner Albert Gayo, who is also in charge of auditions.
'We want people with talent to come forward and show their talent,' said the organisers.
'This search is open to all to showcase their talents in various forms, from singing, dancing, drama, poetry, or playing musical instruments, to novelty acts.'
The official launching ceremony for the event was held at the Baan Saeng Thai Restaurant, Adliya, on Saturday.
Present were NescafŽ field operations executive Zuhair Ali, Gayo, official promoting company for NescafŽ - Bees Promotions manager Jean Pierre and event co-ordinator Baby Fulgencio.
First prize is $1,000 (BD378) plus a return ticket to any GCC country, second prize is $500 (BD188) plus a return ticket to any GCC country and third prize is $300 (BD113) and gift certificates.-TradeArabia News Service