L-R:Ifeoma(D2D finalist),Julia (SPAN),Obi Mbanuzuo(Dana air),Diran Olojo(FCMB),Bola Fawehinmi(Few models),Rich Tanksley(Pulse.ng),Pris Nzimiro(Ebony LifeTV),Alex Kothoor(GDNetter),Tatiana Moussalli(cool_wazobia),Mary(D2D)
Italian fashion brand Kinabuti, has announced the broadcast of the 16 episodes of the second Season of its brainchild Dare 2 Dream. The project powered by FCMB set out to train and bring out the best of University talents in fashion and business.
The D2D executive producers held the press conference announcing the broadcast on TV and online with a Nescafe press breakfast at Kinabuti Studio. Present at the press conference were media partners & representatives: Tatiana Moussalli Nouri (DGMD of Cool/Wazobia TV); Pris Nzimiro-Nwanah (Senior Producer & Director EbonyLifeTV); Rich Tanksley (Head of Pulse.ng); Mrs Azuka (This Day); Kamdora (Fashion Blog) as well as Dare2Dream sponsors,Obi Mbanuzuo (COO of Dana Air); Diran Olojo, Head Corporate Comms, FCMB; Shamsideen Fashola, Head of FCMB Flexx Account and Dare2Dream trainers; Maje Ayida (CEO Eden Lifestyle) – Fitness Trainer, Bola Fawehinmi (CEO of Few Models Management) – Modeling trainer, Juliana of Society For The Performing Arts Nigeria (Span) – Dancing trainer including finalists: Ifeoma scouted in Uni-Lag and Mary scouted in Uni-Port.
The executive producer, Caterina Bortolussi explained to the audience “the main different between Season 1 and Season 2 is the wider spectrum of talents and skills that were developed from campus to camp. This season is extremely rich with many moving stories from mentors and contestants”.
Mr. Diran Olojo of FCMB went on saying that “Dare 2 Dream is delivering messages that inspire the youth to be disciplined and focused on their lives objectives, whether it is in modeling, banking or any other line of work”.
Mrs Tatiana Moussali of Cool/Wazobia TV added, “In February 2016, we launched a new channel, Wazobia Max that is available on terrestrial TV and reaches out to the largest audience including young people at home. We really hope young people will identify and get motivated by watching Dare2Dream on our channel”.
Mrs Pris Nzimiro-Nwanah of EbonyLife TV explained, “Real TV is becoming more and more present in today’s programming. Dare2Dream content is particularly appealing to the new generation who enjoys watching drama and inspiring real-life stories”.
Bola Fawehinmi, the D2D modeling trainer shared her personal experience as a model and now running her own agency Few Models Management: “Dare2Dream really inspired me. I also learnt a lot from the contestants. “Dare2Dream Season 1’s winner is the most-booked model at the moment. She has the right attitude and she is extremely professional which, for clients, count as much as her look”.
The two Dare 2 Dream finalists described their experience on camp and shared, “meeting so many inspiring celebrities (they) would have never had a chance to meet otherwise. Dare 2 Dream inspired (them) to make changes and take an active role in (their) life, in school projects or within (their) community”.
The 16 episodes of Dare2Dream Season 2 will broadcast from May 2016 on Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban, EbonyLife TV, Wazobia Max, Wazobia TV, Cool TV and Pulse.ng.
See photos from the announcement below!
Beautiful Oge (Kamdora) on Kbuti brush stroke dress at the Press conference
Bola Fawehinmi CEO of few models Management and D2D season 2 Trainer sharing her expeirience being a part of D2D
Caterina (Dare2Dream Producer) addressing the audience at the D2D season 2 broadcast press conference
Caterina (Dare2Dream Producer) and Rich Tanksley (Head of pulse.ng) taking a selfie after the press conference
D2D season 2 broadcast press conference in progress
Diran Olojo (FCMB Head of Marketing)
Diran Olojo (FCMB Marketing Director), Tatiana Moussalli DGMD of Cool_wazobia), Rich Tanksley (Head of pulse.ng), Pris Nzimiro-Nwanah (Senior producer & Director EbonyLIfe TV), Obi Mbanuzuo (COO of Dana Air)
Ifeoma Okafor (D2D Season2 Finalist) and Caterina (Dare2Dream Producer)
Ifeoma Okafor D2D season 2 finalist sharing her Dare2Dream expirence with the audience
Maje Ayida (Founder of Eden lifestyle)
Mary D2D season 2 finalist, Francesca (D2D Producer), shamsideen Fashola (FCMB) and Alex Kothoor (GDNetter) at the event
Rich Tanksley (Head of pulse.ng) and Maje Ayida (Founder of Eden Lifestyle)
Tatiana Moussalli (DGMD of Cool_Wazobia)
Valentine Charles (D2D Head of Sponsorship) giving the audience a brief on D2D season 2
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