Dare2Dream Season 2: Organizers hold press conference, launch party


A cross section photo with the whole team with the cake

On November 13, 2015, Dare2dream launched its second season at Chocolat Royal-Metisse Restaurant with a press conference.

On November 13, 2015, Dare2dream launched its second season at Chocolat RoyalMetisse Restaurant with a press conference.

Present at the Press conference were Uchenna Mojekwu (Head of communications FCMB), Obi Mbanuzuo (COO Dana Air), Rich Tanskley (Head Pulse), Ekong Hogard (Editor The Guardian Newspaper), Shahin Nouri (Cool FM, Wazobia FM, Cool TV, Wazobia TV), Ufuoma Ogeleka (Domino Pizza) and Ucharia Onwuelingo (Nescafe) and.

Also present were the D2D trainers; Maje Ayida (health and lifestyle trainer), Ono Bello (PR Trainer), Shaydee (singing Trainer), Bola Fawehinmi (model Trainer); who met with the media and discussed their participation in Dare2Dream Season two.

We are truly excited about Dare2Dream Season2 and the amazing personalities coming to share their story and giving masterclasses. We believe true success is seeing the greatness of what people make from the seeds you have sown in them. As such we decided to give these youths a platform on which to grow and impact others”, Uchenna Mojekwu says.

Dare2Dream has also welcomed on board as media partners EbonyLifeTV and AIT, with Mo Abudu giving a special Masterclass to the participants and Raymond Dokpesi Jr joining the Dare2Dream team during the selections in UNIABUJA.

After a Q&A session, sponsors with trainers along with media partners cut the cake for the launch of the second season for Dare2Dream and then the Hip party began at the Chocolat Roayl terrace with Cool FM’s DJ Xclusive playing while Mouton Cadet was served to guests and celebrities including: Banky W, Captain Tunde Demuren, Kaylah, Andrea Pompermaier (from the Italian Consul), Destiny Amaka and Dod2tun.

The project powered by FCMB sets to search out aspiring models with talents in fashion styling, singing, dancing and presenting with great potentials, and seeks to empower and groom these lives through the tough training at the Dare2Dream academy. This year’s university selections will be holding from Nov 16th till November 25th, 2015 in:

On November 26th, each city’s selected participants will be flown by DANA AIR to Lagos to start the intense boot camp which will take place in between Federal Palace Hotel and FCMB HQ having sourced leading specialists and celebrities from various fields to offer professional trainings and masterclasses, giving contestants the keys of further success.

On December 6th at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos with Maybelline NY and Moudon Cadet as technical partners, the gran finale will give the 4 finalists a chance to perform in front of distinguished jury members, the media. The Winner will receive a cash price and a contract to become the face of FCMB youth account and will be signed to FEW Model Agency.

The series of reality episodes will be shown in Ebony Life TV, Africa magic Urban, Africa magic Showcase, Silverbird, Cool TV and Wazobia TV from February 2016 and will document the one-month journey and experience of the participants, their dreams, their fears and the way they overcome them.

The series will be aired on both TV and Web in www.pulse.ng, Ono Bello and Ladybrille to inspire the new generation and show the world a different image of Nigeria.

Audition dates:

University of Lagos: November 16 – 18, 2015

University of Abuja: November 19 – 21, 2015

University of Port Harcourt: November 19 – 21, 2015