Video & Photos: Dare2Dream Kicks off in UNILAG #FashionModels

DAY1: Dare2Dream team arrives at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to begin selections at the Afebabalola Hall. Organizers were on the look out for fashion models with talents in singing, dancing, presenting and fashion design. In addition, models were required to open an account with FCMB and to wear their natural hair, black top, and black pants. A strong number of students showed up to be scrutinized by the panel of judges that was made up of Uchenna Mojekwu (Head of communication for FCMB), Ono Bello (Blogger and PR, Bola Fawenhimi (Few Model Management), Caterina Bortolussi (Kinabuti) and Ilona Pinka (Fashion consultant). Judges reviewed the performances on stage from dancing, to singing, to presenting and modelling.

DAY2: It was a lot of fun with a very enthusiastic public which totally enjoyed the show through the various selections and eliminations as well as the lunch offered by Indomie. The aspiring Dare2Dream young women went through a hard training in dancing and walking and the final elimination saw 20 girls emerge from the hundreds of aspirants.

Day3: The selected young women performed at the final show at UNILAG and out of this 20 the jury, made up of Uchenna Mojekwu (FCMB Head of communications), Caterina and Francesca (D2d/Kinabuti), artist Shaydee, Tolulope (winner of D2D Season1) and Azuka Ogujiuba (Thisday), had the hard task to choose the 6 who will join the Dare2Dream Bootcamp at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos and at the FCMB HQ.

it was a day filled with great vibes, fun and great people and Shaydee shared some inspiring words with the public, answered their questions, sang with them and took photos with the young university artists who showcased in between elimination.

Dare2Dream Season2 is powered by FCMB and sponsored by NESCAFE, Domino Pizza, DANA Air and Indomie

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– RADIO: Cool FM and Wazobia FM

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Watch the video and check out some photos

D2D_Day3-33 Caterina, Uchenna and Azuka

D2D_Day2-22 the 20 finalists with Temitayo (FCMB), Anu (FCMB), Caterina and Francesca (Dare2Dream_Kinabuti) and Ilona



D2D_Day2-17 Training contniues

D2D_Day1-18 the selected candidates, who will be the 6

D2D_Day1-16 Dare2Dream live on stage

D2D_Day1-14 Contestant performing the catwalk

D2D_Day1-13 our awesome audience



D2D_Day1-11 One of our Dare2Dream Contestants performed with her guitar

D2D_Day2-5 Dancing training

D2D_Day2-10 Modelling training

D2D_Day2-9 The jury. Anu (FCMB), Ono bello (Ono, Caterina from (Dare2Dream_Kinabuti) and Ilona

D2D_Day2-2 Registration

D2D Day2.2 D2D Day2 Anu (FCMB), Ono Bello (, Caterina (D2D_Kinabuti) and Ilona

D2D Day2 Anu (FCMB), Ono Bello (, Caterina (D2D_Kinabuti) and Ilona


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