Have you heard about the 3-day hunt for young blazing talents in UNILAG? Oh yes! Dare2Dream is kicking off on the 31st of July 2017. It promises to be all shades of fun, entertainment and inspiration. Over these 3 days in Afe Babalola Hall, there will be auditions of performing artists, music and fashion industry discussion panels, designers contest by DA VIVA Fabrics and, last but not least, selection of multi-talented models and Kinabuti’s fashion show.
Of course, you cannot miss the fun brought to you by FCMB Flexx, the bank account for the upwardly mobile youth, which includes: games, free make up and hair styling and loads, loads, loads of prizes to be won. And, Imperial Leather, the elegant personal care brand treating every woman with a little luxury moment, will also make some noise by throwing fashion shows, hosting inspirational talks, searching for campus influencers, PLUS, giving you a chance to win your very own luxury moment with relaxation and pampering, courtesy of Imperial Leather.
Day 1 | Monday 31st July 2017 >> Performing Artists auditions & Music business panel
In addition to the search for multi-talented female models, this year will see the launch of exclusive discussion panels. Register to attend the first panel on music business in Nigeria, discuss career opportunities and the evolution of the industry. The event will also feature selected artist performances and appraisal by the panelists. Panelists include:
TY Bello: singer, songwriter, photographer and philanthropist. Prior to pursuing a solo career, she was a member of the gospel band Kush.
Osagie Alonge: He is the Editor-In-Chief, Pulse.ng and believes that securing the future of youths is the best form of investment.
DJ Xclusive: He is a disc jockey, record producer and recording artist with 1.2 Million followers in Instagram
Noble Igwe: Reputable Fashion blogger, and the founder and Chief Executive of 360 Group and Style Vitae
Fela Oke: He is a young entrepreneur with an extensive background in talent management.
Derenle Edun: television host, whose work has been recognized with awards including The Best TV Personality at the NEAs in NewYork 2011
Fozadoza: MUSIC LAWYER
Day 2 | Tuesday 1st August: Fashion industry Panel & Selections! Selections! Selections!
One the second day, at the same time as talent selections, Dare2Dream will host a second discussion panel on the various facets of the fashion industry: branding, marketing, mentorships, and networking. The event will conclude by a showcase of emerging designers powered by DA VIVA Fabrics. Panelists include:
Azuka Ogujiuba: Known for her no-holds-barred features in ThisDay Newspaper and for the scoop of the decade Tiwa Savage interview, Azuka is the CEO of online magazine and website, Media Room Hub.
Ono Bello: Eminent Fashion blogger, worked in fashion for ten years, former model and founder and CEO of Onobello.com
Adesola Ade-Unuigbe: Editor at BellaNaija.com and the special reporter of Dare2Dream Season3’s KLM Experience in Milan!
Kelvin Godson: Winner of Model Of The Year Award, at the Lagos Fashion Design Week 2015, Mathias Kelechi Effange, better known as Kelvin Godson, is a force to reckon with on the runway and fashion scene.
Akin Faminu: Akin Faminu is a medical student, men's style enthusiast and male fashion blogger at www.akinfaminu.com
Morafa: Having won UNILAG's Finest Designer Award, and being selected as young designer to showcase at Dare2Dream Season1 Grand finale afterwards completing a 6 months internship with Kinabuti, Seun Morafa would go on to become the creative director and CEO of his own brand MORAFA.
CECE: Ifeoma from Dare2Dream Season 2 has appeared as a model in several glossy magazines and has used Dare2Dream as her stepping-stone to launch her own "The Cece Line”.
Day 3 | Wednesday 3rd August 2017: Kinabuti Fashion Showcase & presentation of the finalists
YES! On the third day, the Dare2Dream crew will present the multi-talented models finalists while showcasing their latest Kinabuti ready-to-wear collection. The finalists will take part an 8-day selective bootcamp in September at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island.
The winner of this season goes home with a cash prize, becomes the brand ambassador for FCMB Flexx and Imperial Leather. And so much more so stay tuned !
Dare2Dream Season 4 is powered by FCMB and Imperial Leather
Sponsored by Da Viva
Technical partners: KLM Nigeria and Dana Air
Media Partners: Wazobia TV Wazobia MAX, The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper & Digital, Bella Naija, Onobello, Glamasquad, Cool FM, Wazobia FM, 9ja campus style, www.fab.ng
Executive Producer: Kinabuti