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Badilisha Lugha KISWAHILI

Five win EBBS slot from Z`bar

25th June 2012
One of the three young ladies who have been selected to compete at the Epiq-Nation Bongo Stars Search (EBBS) in action during the search staged at the Ngome Kongwe venue over the weekend. (Photo courtesy of a correspondent)

The judges of the Epiq Nation Bongo Stars Search have picked up five

Up-and-coming musician debutants after going through the search in Zanzibar over the weekend.

Of the selected ones three of them are female and the rest are males who are expected to join other grand search later this year in Dar es Salaam.

The five have penetrated through a tight search that involved over 400 youngsters in the event held at the Ngome Kongwe at the Unguja urban West overlooking the Indian Ocean sparkling coast shores.

The EBSS 2012 coordinator Ritha Paulsen said she has been highly impressed by the contestants from Zanzibar during the weekend search.

As contrasted to the previous editions searches, this time more female contestants showed up with their instruments that included guitar and violins to underline their strong intentions.

Zantel’s head of marketing division for Zanzibar Mohamed Mussa said besides participating in the search, most of the contestants voluntarily donated blood for use in the public hospitals.

The Zantel official said their initiative is highly remarkable as they showed how best they care to wards community services.

The Epiq Nation Bong Stars Search searching exercise will proceed to Lindi next weekend.

The EBBS has been Tanzanian’s most prolific search to unearth music talents particularly for young people. It has also served as a source of employment for the young generation.


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