Johannesburg, 17 July 2012: Wannabe VJs will be polishing up their presenting skills, brushing up on their music knowledge and fluffing up their weaves as the 2012 MTV Base VJ Search auditions (@MtvbaseAfrica, #BaseVJSearch) roll into Johannesburg on 21 July.
Thousands of young hopefuls are expected to attend the auditions in the hope of becoming the brightest new face on both MTV Base and e.tv. Just a few minutes in front of the MTV producers could be all it takes to win a dream gig in entertainment: the ultimate winner of the 2012 MTV Base VJ Search will win a year-long contract on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and also feature on Club 808, e.tv’s top music show alongside Mo Flava and Dineo Ranaka.
MTV Base veteran and 2005 VJ Search winner Sizwe Dhlomo will be at the MTV Base offices in Hyde Park, Jo’burg, for the final heat of the auditions, which visited Cape Town and Durban last weekend.
Registration for the MTV Base VJ Search auditions starts from 9:00 am on Saturday 21 July. Applicants are encouraged to be on-site early as auditions will take place on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants must be South African citizens between the ages of 18-25 with fluent English and no criminal record. Prior presenting or TV experience is not required. Applicants must bring valid ID with them and be available to participate in the elimination phases of the competition. Full terms and conditions and a downloadable registration form are available at www.mtvbase.com.
Lucky VJ candidates who qualify will go on to compete in the MTV Base VJ Search National Callbacks in front of celebrity judges Bonang Matheba (@Bonang_M), HHP (@HipHopPantsula), Azania Mosaka (@Azania_) and Tim Horwood (@timohorwood) in Johannesburg on 22 July.
Highlights and funny moments from the MTV Base VJ Search auditions will feature on the weekly TV series 2012 MTV Base VJ Search which premieres on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) on Tuesday 7 August 2012 at 20:30 CAT and on e.tv on Saturday 11 August at 18:05 CAT.
For further information on the MTV Base VJ Search go to www.mtvbase.com, check us out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/verified.MTVBase or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MTVbaseAfrica. YFM is the official radio partner of the 2012 MTV Base VJ Search. Heat, Drum, Sunday World and The Sowetan are the official print partners.
MTV Base VJ Searchaudition will be held at the following venue:
Saturday 21 July 2012
Viacom International Media Networks
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