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StarTimes Yoruba Channel Flags Off Comedy Talent Hunt program

Popular Yoruba lifestyle and movie channel, ST Yoruba has commenced a comedy talent hunt campaign in a fresh move to discover and promote young Nigerians with sharp skills and talents for humour making.


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The campaign which involves both online and a live show kicked off in January and will end March 31, 2017.
After which selected participants from the online contest will feature in a live show to display their raw skills and compete for cash prizes.
A-list comedians have also been selected as celebrity judges to assess the budding humour merchants, explained Israel Bolaji, StarTimes Head of Public Relations.

Israel Bolaji

He added: ”The StarTimes owned channel which can be viewed on channel 160 (Antenna) or 412 (dish) designed the initiative interestingly to discover young and budding creative minds and help nurture their talents. This would be achieved by offering the most outstanding talents cash rewards and broadcast platforms.
StarTimes is offering them opportunities to horn their skills practice their most beloved craft and unleash their creative potentials. We are excited to support young creative minds touch the sky by living their dreams and achieving their aspirations.”

”To participate”, he continued, “Any talented comedian is expected to upload a single 3-minutes own comedy video with hashtag#STYorubaComedyTalentand mention @StarTimesNGon personalfacebookortwitterpage before March 1, 2017. You should also get your family &friends to like and retweet your video entry on facebookand twitter till March 31st, 2017. The top 50 videos with highest number of likes and re-tweets will be short-listed by March 31, 2017 for the grand finale in April 2017. Every video entry must be uploaded before March 1, 2017 to qualify.”

Bolaji added that “ StarTimes aggregates various exciting and top-notch channels such on its platform to offer millions of digital TV subscribers a rich blend of entertainment - be it movies, sports, news, drama, series, and music. Our desire is to ensure that every Nigerian family can afford, access and enjoy digital television with over 100 owned and authorized channels creatively selected to appeal to every member of the family.
StarTimes is the leading digital-TV operator in Africa, covering 80% of the continent's population. StarTimes owns a featured content platform, with 440 authorized channels consisting of news, movies, series, sports, entertainment, children's programs, fashion, religion etc
Our viewers can be rest assured of a year 2017 packed with loads of engaging, educative and inspiring contents across genres that will delight them and make digital TV viewing truly awesome and wowing!"

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