Thirty acts who have been exposed super talent from all regions of the country have now been named for the national elimination event of the Malawi Has Talent courtesy of First Capital Bank and Times Group.
The 100 Million Kwacha worth talent show which started at the start of the year has sights on bringing into the fore talents Malawians have.
Since then, there have thousands of Malawians who have taken part as groups or in individual capacities in the competition which has also garnered massive feedback online.
Meanwhile, the numbers are going down for the ultimate prize this July. The numbers are down to thirty now.
FCB Head of Marketing and Communications Twikale Chirwa has since expressed satisfaction with the progress of the competition and the growing public interest in the show.
“. This is just the first season, it’s a journey that we have started and we are happy to see that we have people who believes in themselves and I am sure that in season two, we will have more entries. We partnered with the Times Group to unearth talent for consumption. We want to expose 60 percent of the Malawi population which is the youth to commercially viable initiatives using their talents. So, these 30 talents will go to the next round which is the live elimination show” said Chirwa.
Chirwa has since said that the bank will be giving out surprise gifts to viewers including FCB branded prizes by just choosing any Malawian act which they want to at the stage spicing up the elimination show which is slated for next month.
On his part, Alfred Kanjere who is Times Group Sales Manager, said Malawi Has Talent competition will help to expose Malawian talents to the entire globe.
“As Malawi, we want to reach a stage where we can also export talent. We want to reach the international standard where we will be saying we have unearthed talent from the ground to the top,” added Kanjere.
Judges for the show Jai Banda, Zilanie Gondwe and Q Malewezi, have meanwhile in a video admitted that the country has unbelievable status of talents which need to be unearthed.