Kinabuti Fashion Initiative, alongside Pulse NG officially kicked off ‘Dare2Dream Season3’ on Friday 12th August, 2016 during a press launch held at the Federal Palace Hotel & Casino.
Created in 2014, Dare2Dream is Nigeria’s most anticipated fashion reality show, offering a platform for young Nigerian girls to develop confidence, talents, values and principles while opening doors for them to build a career in fashion.
Guests at the press conference included, Operations Manager Cool FM, Wazobia FM & Nigeria Info, OJ Adaba; Representing Head of marketing & education L’Oreal West Africa, TitilolaIgri-Offor, Miss Veronica Akporu, Marketing Manager Imperial Leather, Mildred Bagshaw, Group Head, Corporate Affairs of First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Mr. DiranOlojo, Head of Category Imperial Leather and Canoe, Charles Nnochiri and Head of Pulse.ng, Rich Tanksley.
The event also had in attendance wellness coach and CEO of Eden Lifestyle, MajeAyida, founder of Ruff n Tumble, Adenike Ogunlesi, Public Relation Officer Da Viva, Carol Arhere, singer Falana, founder of Few Model International, Bolaji Fawehinmi and many more.
Speaking at the press conference Kinabuti Co-founder, Caterina Bortolussi, informed the audience that the auditions will be across University of Port Harcourt, University of Calabar and University of Lagos casting aspiring female models with extra talent. They will also select aspiring designers and performers to showcase their abilities at the Grand Finale event, set for Sunday 11th September at the Federal Palace Hotel & Casino, VI.”
She also used the opportunity of the press conference to unveil the new partner of the Dare2Dream team, Imperial Leather.
Six girls will be selected in each university and they will fly to Lagos by Dana Air for the boot camp. For a period of 10 days the girls will be challenged, trained, mentored on various aspects of fashion, modelling and other creative activities. In the course of this, some of them would be eliminated based on their skills and overall performances. The experience, according to the organisers of this life changing initiative, promises to be fun-filled, challenging, empowering and rewarding.
Dare2Dream Season3 sees the addition of young and gifted artist, performer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Falana as singing trainer alongside, MajeAyida, Fitness trainer and BolajiFawehinmi as modelling trainer.
This year’s castings will take place in:
- UniLag on 22nd to 24th August, AfeBabalola Hall
- UniPort from 25th to 27th August, New Crab Hall, Abuja Campus
- UniCal from the 29th to the 31st August, New Art Theatre, Main Campus.
Catch the moments from Dare2Dream Season3 here:
Dare2dream is powered by FCMB flexx and IMPERIAL LEATHER.
Sponsored by maybelline and Canoe.
Technical Partners: Dana Air and Federal Palace Hotel & Casino.
Media partners includes
TV: Africa magic, Wazobia TV, Wazobia MAX,
Radio: Cool FM, Wazobia FM
WEB: Onobello, Pulse.ng, Bella Naija
Newspaper: The Guardian
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