Deadline For Submission In The Pearl Of Africa Star Search Set For May 9th

Deadline For Submission In The Pearl Of Africa Star Search Set For May 9th

By Our Reporter

Do you want to be the next Ugandan Music Star, walk red carpets, win international awards, and get paid as Pearl of Africa’s Tourism Ambassador?

Here is your chance to become the next Star from the Pearl of Africa.

With just a few days left to close the audition window, The Pearl of Africa Star Search is looking for a talented Ugandan, above the age of 18 to become the next star. Do you think you have what it takes?  Do not miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity!

The final day for submissions is the 9th of May 2021, after which all audition videos will be reviewed by a panel of industry experts who will pick out 40 outstanding contestants.

 From the 40, the public will vote for the top 16 contestants who will take part in exciting regional retreats and tourism challenges across the country.

The tourism retreats will happen in different regions in Uganda as the participants get to experience and appreciate the culture, tradition, music, dance, art, food, fashion, people and wildlife across the Pearl Of Africa. After this stage, the top 12 contestants (3 from each region) will qualify to attend the bootcamp.

The bootcamp will have special mentorship programs tailored to create an all-round star.  The boot-camp will help contestants grow their ability in each of these skills; song writing, production, public relations, music publishing and promotion, dance and choreography, branding, management, stage performance, mental health, and behavioural change; not forgetting the experience of touring the country and learning about our beautiful heritage.

After the bootcamp, the contestants will be involved in four weekly elimination shows which will see the contestants reduce from 12 to 10, 10 to 8 and 8 to 6.  The grand finale will have the top 6 contestants and we will crown our very own music star and tourism ambassador in a grand ceremony on July  25th,2021.

The winner will receive UGX60, 000,000 inclusive of a cash prize, recording contract, music videos, professional talent management, collaborations with famous artists, destination trips and more. If you have not submitted your video yet, what are you waiting for! 

The Pearl of Africa Star Search will all be produced into a 10-episode season which will air on NBS television from May 23rd  to July 25th.

To audition for the Pearl of Africa Star Search send a one-minute video clip, singing any song of your choice to or email  or WhatsApp 0777 564 997. Auditions are open to all Ugandans above the age of 18.

The Pearl of Africa Star Search is proudly brought to you by MTN, Coca Cola, NBS, Talent Africa, Radiant, Graphic Systems, House of DJs, Uganda Talent Management Association, TAG Studios, Uganda Musicians Association and Uganda (The Pearl of Africa).

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