Auditions will begin this weekend in Port Harcourt in the world’s number one music singing talent reality TV show, ‘The X Factor’, brought to Africa for the first time by leading telecommunications company, Globacom.
Sulyman Bello, head of reality shows of Globacom, said in a statement issued in Lagos that auditions to select those who would participate in the show would be held at the Presidential Hotel, Aba Road, Port Harcourt, from Saturday April 13, to Sunday, April 14, 2013.
The X Factor crew will move to the Federal Capital City the following week for the Abuja auditions which will take place at Ladi Kwali Hall of Sheraton Hotel, on Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21.
Bello stated that the Lagos auditions would come up on the weekend of May 25 and 26. It will be held at Dream Studio, No.1 Bamako Street, Omole Estate, Ojodu. All the auditions will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the stated days.
X Factor is a reality TV singing competition designed to find new talents. It is contested by aspiring singers, drawn from public auditions and is open to all ages, sex, styles, solo acts or groups. The other stages of the competition include the auditions, in front of an audience; the evictions; the judge’s day and the grand finale.