Winners of Big Dreams Nigeria Talent Show
Adaja Damilare and Christiana Nsolo have carted home with mouthwatering prizes after emerging winners at the grand finale of Big Dream Nigeria Talent Show 2020
The reality show is geared toward discovering and developing young talents in acting and music.
The duo beat 30 other budding talents who made it to the house of the 5-week-long event to clinch the highly coveted grand prizes.
Damilare, Ondo State –born model and singer, won the grand prize for the music category of the contest, while 22-year-old Christiana from Delta State clinched the grand prize for acting.
The two best winners receive a plot of land each as part of the star prizes.
30 housemates started the show and that the number of contestants kept reducing in a weekly eviction process until the last two persons were announced winners.
Big Dream Nigeria talent show initiative is àimed at offering talented and passionate youth a platform to express themselves and to be discovered in the creative industry.
The reality show is aimed at building the next generation of talented Nigerians in the areas of music and acting.
During their stay in the house, contestants were coached and mentored by seasoned filmmakers, actors, singers, and even leadership experts.
They produced a movie and a song titled ‘9JA Go Beta’, which commemorate Nigeria’s 60 years of independence,
We call on relevant stakeholders, especially government at all levels to support initiatives such as the talent show in order to empower and gainfully engage teeming talented Nigerian youth.
Our youths are talented but they need to be given platforms to express themselves, and that is why we want everybody to support this project so that we can get our youth off the streets.
The entertainment industry can create the much needed jobs for our youth, especially as the country faces economic challenges, he said.
Christiana, a 300-level student of Architecture at the University of Benin, who won the star prize in Acting, expressed gratitude to the organisers.
She described the show às the kind of veritable platform talented and passionate young Nigerians needed for mentorship and direction in pursuit of their dreams.