Saturday, 23rd September marked the first audition round in Chatsworth Centre’s – Chatsworth’s Got Talent Competition with a number of contestants who braved the bad weather conditions to ensure that their talent was seen.
All contestants auditioned in front of three independent judges and the crowd supported all participants with enthusiasm and encouragement. Witnessing the passion and talent from all who participated in the first audition round was both entertaining and heart warming.
Chatsworth Centre opened the call for entry in September and should you wish to participate in the famous event and take your talent to the next level, then visit the Information Desk to collect an entry form now. You still have a chance to audition and stand the chance to win your share of the grand cash prize. The second audition round will be held on Saturday, 30th September 2017 at Chatsworth Centre’s Barcelo’s parking area from 10am and entry into the competition is FREE.
The event provides an opportunity for talented individuals to showcase their skills in stage performances by either providing a dance or singing act. Judging the entire competition are three independent judges who all stream from an entertainment industry of singing, dancing and choreography and are responsible for providing all contestants with professional tips and advice.
R 34 000 worth of cash is up for grabs and if you want a share of the grand prize, then Chatsworth’s Got Talent is where it all starts. Running in its seventh consecutive year, the talent show has grown to be the community’s favourite and is much awaited by many whom either want to participate, visit the Centre to be a part of the action or support our local talent. Each year the event kicks off with two audition rounds, a semi-final and a final round, each bringing an entertaining and exhilarating feel to the Centre’s atmosphere. In action every year is Big M Productions – Rajiv Mothie who not only MC’s each week of the talent show but also provides a fresh and dynamic performance along with his Afrofusion team at the final event.
What can I win?
Two categories of genres are open, which are singing & dancing. Winners in each category will each receive R 12 000 cash and an artist management contract for the duration of one year worth R 25 000, courtesy of Big M Productions and a tablet sponsored by Careers 2000. Runners up will each receive R 4 500 cash in both categories. Careers 2000 will also be giving away a tablet to the audience on the grand finale. This will take place via a lucky draw, so visit the Careers 2000 table on each day of the event to enter. Star Academy South Africa will be giving away R5 000 in bursaries to the top 10 finalists to continue and grow their talent. The top 10 contestants will each get one semester free at Star Academy South Africa (T’s & C’s apply).
Adding momentum to the competition, Chatsworth Centre will also be giving away
R1 000 in the Community’s Choice Award. In order to vote for your favourite contestant, LIKE the Chatsworth Centre Facebook Fan page and then LIKE your favourite contestant’s video. It’s that easy!
The contestant video with the most LIKES will win the Community’s Choice Award and the cash prize which will be given away at the final event to be held on Saturday,
14th October 2017.
LIKE the Chatsworth Centre Facebook page – www.facebook.com/chatsworthshoppingcentre and you will be on your way to getting the most updated information.
Contact us at the Chatsworth Centre Marketing office on
(031) 401 9517 during office hours or visit www.chatsworthshoppingcentre.co.za for competition rules and regulations.