THE organisers of the annual Chibuku Road to Fame music competition, have revealed that the contest starts on Saturday and is expected to end mid next month.
The competition is sponsored by Delta Beverages who work closely with the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) in identifying and nurturing artistes as they launch their musical careers.
“Delta Beverages is excited to introduce the 2023 edition of the Chibuku Road to Fame music competitions. This talent identification platform allows up-and-coming artistes to step into stardom as they begin their musical journey.
“We work closely with the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe in identifying and nurturing artistes as they launch their musical careers,” read a statement from Delta Beverages.
Chibuku Road to Fame will run from Saturday 9 September to 14 October, under the theme, “Imba Tinzwe, Cula Sizwe Super Star!”
Contestants stand a chance to win a variety of monetary prizes at both provincial and national level, including a recording contract for the national final winner.
The winners of the national final will receive $15 000 for the first prize, $10 000 for second prize and $7 000 for third prize respectively.
The provincial final competitions will be held in all the 10 provinces of Zimbabwe, with the national finals staged in Harare.
Aspiring participants are required to register their bands with NACZ to be able to participate in the competitions.
As Chibuku Road to Fame continues to explore and discover talent, this year’s edition will include new genres like Zim Dancehall and hip-hop.
“The brand continues to leverage music and dance to deliver its core purpose of nourishing the bonds of brotherhood among its consumers, who have a strong appreciation for music.
“We look forward to a thrilling journey, as the artistes begin their Road to Fame,” added the organisers of the dance competition.