As early as 7am on Thurday 13th of April 2017, contestants in Abuja arrived at Sandralia Hotel, Jabi, in their numbers for a chance to impress God’s Children Great Talent (GCGT) scouts and ultimately compete for the star prize of a 250 million naira management deal, brand new car and 10 million naira cash.
The contestants, some of whom came in from neighboring cities displayed an array of talents, ranging from Dance to Music, Spoken Word and Comedy. Some of the Abuja audition contestants include, King David Dance Group from Kaduna, 19-year-old singer and pianist Winner Kelvins, Prime Access Dance Group from Lafia, 6-year-old singer and instrumentalist, Agboli Joshua amongst hundreds of others.
A highlight of the Abuja auditions was when 20 year old Isaac Garba from Kaduna literarily raised the roof with a mind blowing performance using the drum set, this won him a slot in the Abuja Quarter finals scheduled to hold on Saturday April 15, 2017.
The regional judges were not only impressed by the amount of talented hopefuls that turned up for the audition, they were in awe at the number of amazing talents that abound in the Northern Central region of Nigeria. Nollywood actor, Francis Duru who was among the scouts said:
“I’m glad to have been experienced the Abuja auditions today. I will never have imagined how much talent exists in this part of the country. The GCGT platform should be applauded for coming up with this initiative to identify and celebrate young gospel talents.”
The Abuja auditions came ahead of Port Harcourt and Lagos Auditions, which are also scheduled to hold 21st – 23rd and 28th – 30th respective
God’s Children Great talent (GCGT) is Africa’s Biggest Youth Talent Competition. An initiative by City of David Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God that continues to identify and celebrate talents in children and young adults from age 5 to 20 years. Interested participants who failed to register online are still able to walk into the Lagos and Port Harcourt audition locations for their registration. For more information, please visit www.gcgt.org
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