The second edition of Fayrouz L’Original has concluded the audition phase of the competition following the successful outing at the prestigious University of Lagos last weekend.
The event played host to hundreds of talented participants who came out brewing with a rare kind of determination to impress the jury with their artistic talents hoping to secure a spot at the semi final stage of the competition.
Top designer Kunbi Oyelese, ace photographer Mai Atafo, and make up expert, Rhema Akabuogu expressed similar opinions stating their delight at the opportunity to be a part of the competition, ‘I feel very privileged to be a part of this noble project. It was all fun while it lasted and I’m grateful for the opportunity to have met and added a thing or two to better these young guys, especially the photographers among them’ Amadi-Obi said.
The auditions, which kicked off at the University of Ibadan on Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16, 2015 continued at University of Nigeria, Enugu and University of Port Harcourt on Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31, 2015 respectively, had the participants take on different creative tasks.
The Lagos leg of the auditions had participants create a ‘Pop of Colour’ look with an African inspiration, the Port Harcourt edition had contestants showcase the Blanc look inspired by the famous Solange Knowles and Alan Ferguson Wedding , the Enugu leg however had the contestants portray the Monochromatic look which was a bit more adventurous while participants at the Ibadan leg took turns to showcase their versions of the Black Swan look from the award winning psychological thriller.
Fayrouz L’Original, since it began last year has risen to become one of the most followed youth competitions, because of its efforts at rewarding the passion of youths with interest in fashion, modelling, photography and make up.