God’s Children Great talent, the talent development project of the RCCG Apapa family, today announced the grand finale for the fifth edition of the programme.
In order to get to the grand finale; God’s Children’s Great talent, over the past four months conducted series of auditions; quarter and semi finals events in various Apapa Family parishes in Nigeria, the United Kingdom, Europe & the united states of America.
The world class event, which is to be held on the 30th of May 2015 at the Eko hotel and Suites, will have over 5,000 attendees comprising sponsors, media partners and families. These distinguished guests will watch up to 50 performances before a panel of judges. The scope of talents that will be judged includes: musical instruments, drawing, writing poetry, recitation, singing and dancing.
Speaking at the press conference Pastor Bimbo Ozomah who is a Trustee of GCGT Trust and a member of the Organising team said: “God’s Children’s Great talent is a credible platform provided to help identify early, talents in children. These talents are then honed for the greater good of the child and the society”
Pastor Idowu Iluyomade; Head of Apapa family, explained that the vision of the initiative is to engage children/teens in a positive way, using their talents to glorify God and provide a credible platform for the celebration of talent in God’s children. In his words; “God’s children’s Great talent was born out of a desire to identify and nurture the diverse talents available in children across the Province”. “We are delighted that multinational brands such as Cadbury Bournvita, Stanbic IBTC, First bank, AIRTEL, and various others have identified with this project”.
The event will also have ministrations from popular Gospel acts such as Frank Edwards, Rachel Kerr, Mike Abdul, Nosa, Freke and others. Another highlight of the programme will be the launch of the single by one of the 2014 winners. Judges at the grand finale include Joke Silva, Sarah Boulous of the Society of Performing Arts of Nigeria (SPAN), Dan Forster, Mosa, Ben Ogbeiwi, Wole Oni, Titi Masha Rachel Kerr and other key personalities.
Sponsors of the 2015 edition include Cadbury Bournvita, Stanbic IBTC, AIRTEL, First bank PLC, RCCG, City of David, The Riverbank School, Laterna Books, Alexander Forbes, GCGT Academy, Iluyomade and Iluyomade &co, Digital Jewels, VDT Communications, Ruff n Tumble and many others.
Ms. Ozomah further said ‘‘GCGT has set up an academy focused on developing talents of the GCGT Alumni and other talents across the world”. This ensures that there is a structured system to support GCGT talents. The scope of coverage of season five of GCGT this year, expanded to cover Europe alongside the UK and US based RCCG Apapa parishes. The star prize is N5million, asides the other cash prizes, educational trust, talent development packages and musical equipments are also part of the prizes to be won.
For more information, please visit www.gcgt.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Adenike Ajakaiye 08035350862, Kunle Akin-Laguda 08055153907.