Unveiled: Meet The POA Star Finalists, Grand Finale Set For 8th August

Unveiled: Meet The POA Star Finalists, Grand Finale Set For 8th August

By Our Reporter

One of Six Contestants will walk away with a grand prize package worth Sixty Million Shillings (60,000,000/=) on the 8th of August in the First Season finale of the Pearl of Africa Star Search.

The journey from more than 2,000 submissions to Top 6 has not only been intense but also adventurous as the contestants traversed Tourism destinations from every region of Uganda.

Representing all the four regions in the country, the Top 6 finalists in the Pearl Of Africa Star Search 2021 are: –

TONNY AGAMI aka GAMI BEATS

A dreaded gentleman with a mouthful of melodies, Tonny’s versatility in music gives viewers something to look forward to every week, from an excellent execution of soft raggae to a sweet RnB sound. The only surviving contestant from Northern Uganda is a young jack of all trades shuffling between singing, Music production and farming.

SANDRA NANSAMBU KALUNGI

Representing the central region Sandra’s vocal prowess has gained her positive comments from all the judges right from audition stage. The 19-year-old student believes that disability is not inability and will not stop at anything to achieve her dream, despite of a limb impairment. Sandra also loves fashion and make up and has tailored all the African styled dresses she wore in the initial stages of the project.

IBRAHIM BALUNYWA aka E’BRAHIM SOUL’O

You will fall in love with Lusoga by just listening to Ibrahim’s flow that regularly marries English, Luganda and Lusoga. With an original sound, he’s definitely an artiste expected to change the dynamics of the game. The wise man representing the East carefully selects his lines as he strums his guitar producing a unique blend of folk, R&B and Hip Hop.

TRACY MIREMBE aka TRACY MELON

The curvaceous Angelic voiced campus student representing Central region has given viewers not only a beautiful sight to look forward to but also an amazing sound to serenade their weekends amidst a pandemic. Tracy has progressively evolved through the competition, garnering massive support from both the judges and the public.

CARSTEEN YESUANJAGALA

The stylish entertainer from the Central has thrilled audiences and judges through the competition, striking a balance between stage presence and vocal ability. His dynamic voice range got Judge Navio comparing him to the late American Singer and Song Writer, Prince. Once he steps onto the stage, be assured of a fun and memorable performance with a remarkable outfit.

BRUCE DICKSON 

As the only man standing from the land of milk and honey, the bubbly Bruce not only has a sweet voice but also an entertaining stage act. Bruce has managed to impress the judges, beating previously eliminated contestants to get closer to the grand prize. Full of talent and knowledge, he calls himself a “Muyilibi” (Hustler) and will not stop at anything but success.

The contestants are currently undergoing intense training and practice to ready them for the season’s Grand Finale that will see one contestant not only walking away with a prize package worth Sixty Million Shillings but also the prestigious title and role of Uganda’s Tourism Ambassador.

Musicians Navio and Joanita Kawalya are the POA judges

The Pearl of Africa Star Search is an exciting new initiative that seeks to promote Tourism through music by scouting and promoting young upcoming talent through Tourism. 

The finale will happen live on Sunday the 8th of August on NBS TV from 1:30PM to 5:00PM.

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