Tusker Project Fame Season 6 kicked off its auditions in Arua town on Saturday in a bid to discover the most talented individuals that will represent Uganda in the ultimate music talent show come October.
Held at Desert Breeze Hotel, the auditions were received with massive excitement by the people in the West Nile region. The judges; renowned music producer Benon Mugumya, Arua One FM presenter Stella Atizuyo and Urban TV’s Bush Baby finally zeroed down to three contestants who will proceed to the final auditions in Kampala scheduled for 7th September, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel.
Auditions kicked off as early as 10:00am with a big turn up and there was an outstanding display of talent as Adam Mandela, Winnie Akot and Mukuna Tchidere who gave superb performances made it to the next round of the auditions.
“I am really excited for the opportunity that has been given to me by Tusker Lager and I promise to I will give it my best, “said Akot.
The talent search will head to Western Uganda with auditions in Mbarara on 31st August, 2013 at the Agip Motel. Tusker Project Fame 6 returns to the screens in a new format that allows music groups comprising not more than 3 people to audition, thus making the competition tougher.
“Tusker Project Fame has established itself as East Africa’s ultimate talent reality series. We are proud to be part of grooming Uganda’s musical talent and we are proud to be playing a key role in bringing the region of East Africa together, “said Harry Mwanje, Brand Manager Tusker Lager.
The daily highlights of happenings in the Tusker Project Fame house will be broadcast on Monday to Friday at 9:30pm-10:00pm and the live eviction and nomination shows on Saturday and Sunday starting from 8:00pm and 7:30pm respectively on Urban TV.
Uganda has reaped big from Tusker Project Fame since it was launched in 2006. Key notable names include Jacob, Esther Nabaasa, Davis Ntaare and Naava Grey Asha who was recently signed by Sony Music Entertainment Africa further to her contract with Rockstar 4000 Music Entertainment.