By Our Reporter
Sky View has rewarded winners in this year’s “Yolesa Ekitone” competition. Started in 2019, “Yolesa Ekitone” is a multi-cultural national talent show aimed at searching and uplifting talents across various disciplines like comedy, music, dance, martial arts, and magic among others.
This year’s edition was launched on 22nd March, 2021 at Pearl of Africa hotel and it steered across all regions of Uganda. Over 8,000 people participated in the auditions and only five (5) of these made it to the grand finale which happened on 14th November, 2021 at MOTIV THEATER in Bugolobi.
Jet Trojans took the top position and bagged UGX 10,000,000/=. Jonah Kyeswa, the 1st runner up bagged UGX 4,000,000/=. Aimec Brass band, the 2nd runner up bagged UGX 1,500,000/=.
In a grand twist, Sky View also awarded three (3) outstanding performers. Devine dancers, who were the youngest among all the finalists took the 4th position and received UGX 1,000,000/=. Lamara Karen, a young and yet very exceptional performer took the 5th position and received UGX 1,000,000/=. Ntare JoeT, a differently abled and yet, very talented player of the thumb piano, commonly known as the “Akogo’’ received UGX 500,000/=.
“As Hariss International, we believe in nurturing and supporting different talents, especially among the children and youth. We would like to applaud all the participants that made it to the finals. We also appreciate all those that took part in the auditions.” Commented an official from Hariss International.
“Yolesa Ekitone” was organized by Kunta Productions.
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