With a vast amount of entries streaming in from across the 14 participating countries, M-Net has confirmed that it will also run open auditions in the different countries – so that those people who didn’t submit a paper entry, still get one last chance to try out for the new season.
"We’re extremely pleased with the response that this year's call to entry has had," says M-Net Africa Managing Director Biola Alabi. "Going into a 6th season, we knew that there would be interest but the scale of this interest has been quite phenomenal with over 5000 entries already received, certainly among the highest number of entries for any edition of Big Brother Africa."
She goes on to say, "However, we're aware that there are always people who leave it too late to enter and then arrive at the audition venues, where our teams are holding phase two audition sessions, to plead for a chance to try out. So this year, in addition to paper entries, we'll also have open audition days. This way, if you submitted a paper entry, your entry has already been evaluated and successful candidates will be called and seen first at audition venues. But those people who didn't do a paper entry will have one last chance to enter when our selection team is in the participating countries. They simply need to arrive at the audition venue on the relevant days."
Remember that all entrants must be tolerant of views and lifestyle choices other than their own and must have the social flexibility to live in close proximity with others.
BIG BROTHER AFRICA 6 begins on Sunday May 1 this year and once more, the dedicated DStv channel 198 will be providing 24/7 live coverage for the 91 day duration of the series.
Audition Dates and Venues:
|Angola||3 - 5 March 2011||Skyna Hotel, Luanda|
|Botswana||28 February - March 1 2011||Grand Palm Hotel, Gaborone|
|Ethiopia||28 February - 2 March 2011||Hilton Addis Ababa Hotel|
|Ghana||28th February - 2 March 2011||Holiday Inn Hotel Accra Airport|
|Kenya||4 and 5 March 2011 (Nairobi)|
6 March 2011 (Mombasa)
|6 March 2011 (Mombasa)|
Little Theatre, Mombasa
|Malawi||11 - 13 March 2011||Protea Ryalls Hotel, Blantyre|
|Mozambique||8 - 10 March 2011||Southern Sun Maputo|
|Namibia||28 February 2011|
1 March 2011
|The Playhouse, Windhoek|
|Nigeria||4 - 6 March 2011 (Lagos)|
7th March 2011 (Abuja)
|Protea Leadway Hotel Maryland Estate Ikeja, Lagos|
Protea Hotel Asokoro, Abuja
|South Africa||8th March 2011 (DBN)|
9th March 2011 (CPT)
10 and 11 March 2011 (JHB)
|Southern Sun Marine Parade (DBN)|
Holiday Inn Express St. Georges Mall (CPT)
The Forum - Turbine Hall Newtown (JHB)
|Tanzania||12 - 14 March 2011||Mövenpick Royal Palm Hotel,Dar es Salaam|
|Uganda||8 - 10 March 2011||Sheraton Kampala|
|Zambia||7 and 8 March 2011||Golfview Hotel, Lusaka|
|Zimbabwe||4 - 6 March 2011||The Meikles Hotel, Harare|
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