By Aramata Jatta
After what has been a long, rigorous and highly competitive particiupation, the Rinsing Stars Africa Tv series powered by Bangz Entertainment has recently gathered at Metzy Resident Hotel in kololi to crown the winner of the season three, Saffie Josephine Jatta with a cash price of D100,000.
The Rising Stars Africa Show is a platform that brings together talented young people from across all backgrounds in The Gambia to exhibit their genius.
This show was initiated some few years ago, it seeks to nurture special talents in children and youth and seeing those talents blossom.
The show was highly competitive with 20 incredible talented contestants, they performed their geniuses through drama,dancing,poetry and singing..
Saffie winner of this year’s show is a young banker and a promising singer, she is now under Bangz Entertainment for two years ,which will fully support her to release her first eagerly awaited album in the new year.
Sharurya Ganesh Shinde the first runner-up received an air conditioner from Ezone Electronics and the second runner-up Amadou Taal took home a smart 42inches television set aĺso given by Ezone whiles the third runner-up Sainabou Touray received a smart phone from Unique Solutions.
Mariam Bangz the initiator of the rising stars Africa while awarding the winners said ”í must say outright that,there are no losers here,for all those contestants who showed the courage and desire to come and perform here are in fact the true winners. To them we say better luck next time”.
She highlighted that the show was her brainchild and most of season one was personally funded by her before few sponsors came mid-way into the season.
”Although it took its toll on me,my passion and vision wouldn’t let me stop.season1 was a learning experience and taught me the need for partners and sponsors.”
Bangz decribed the winner as a young incredible Gambian talent who has indeed broken through the glass ceiling of success.
”The winner has been awarded with D100,000, half of the money is for her music production,the company is ready to take responsibility of any expenditures that might come as a result of her music production”.
Accords to Bangz they have achieved the overarching goal which is to help shape precarious lives and particularly contribute in nurturing and promotion of unrefined talents and potentials in young Gambians.
‘Álmost after five years, I must say we are proud of our achievements, we wanted to curb irregular migration among Gambians, the number of young people who took part in our show is a true testament of that, an indication that together we can make the issue of back way a thing of the past in Gambia”.
Reiterating on their setback backs Bangz said they have many setbacks which are not only limited to financial constraints, she therefore appeal for greater support and urge sponsors to come on board.
She concluded by registering her profound thanks to Qcell,UNDP,Unesco,Lima,IGI Insurance Company,Universal Properties,Lido,Best water,Big Apple Excuetive Lounge,Unique Solutions and Ezone Ezone Electronics while given special thanks to the Ministry of Youth,Sports and Trade for their unflinching support.
Rising Stars Africa Crowns Winner With D100,000
By Aramata Jatta