Telecommunications operator, Glo Mobile, is sponsoring a Reality TV Show that is poised to change the face of entertainment on the continent.
Tagged “Dance With Peter,” the reality show is a 13-week dancing competition in partnership with the sensational African dance prodigy, Peter Okoye, the twin brother and partner in the sensational and multiple award winning musical group, P-Square.
Top dancers stand a chance of winning huge cash prizes and cars. The eventual top prize winner smiles home with the sum of GHc 45,000, a brand new Toyota RAV4 and an opportunity to feature in P-Square’s next music video.
The first runner-up goes home with GHc 30,000 and a brand new Honda Civc car while the second runner-up will have the sum of GHc 15,000 and a brand new Kia Rio car. The audition holds at the National Theatre, Accra. There are other numerous consolation prizes for others, including subscribers who will participate in trivia contests.
Dance With Peter Reality TV show, which is taking participants from Ghana and Nigeria, will bring a whole new dimension and passion to dancing with exciting display of talents in dance and choreography. The audition event in Accra will have Peter Okoye himself as a judge and mentor alongside dance queen Kaffy and Nigerian hip hop dance choreographer, Flex.
Glo Mobile, in a statement said: “it is going to be the biggest reality TV show in recent time, with huge benefits for the participants in the competition, entertainment lovers and television viewers generally”.
"Dance with Peter is in line with our commitment to keep on delighting our teeming subscribers and adding value to their lives, economically and socially. Fun seekers on the continent in general and in West Africa in particular are about to witness the best dance show ever. We are proud to be backing this fully,” the company added.
According to Peter Okoye, “this show is going to revolutionize the way our people see dance. We believe that dance has the power to bring out the best of passion for some young individuals out there who crave an opportunity to excel and be famous. Dance With Peter is that unique opportunity.”
The competition will be open to individuals from different dance backgrounds, be it solo, duet or group.
From the Accra auditions, six dancers or groups will be selected to join other qualifiers from Nigeria in a competition phase in Lagos for weeks of serious grilling and weekly evictions.
Globacom said registration for the competition has started and is open to Glo subscribers only in Ghana. “Registration costs 50 pesewas. Subscribers are required to send ‘DANCE’ to the shortcode 3030. All successful registrations will get a confirmatory SMS with instructions on what to do next.