By Amin Kef Sesay
The widely talked about Housemates Salone Season 2, “The Last Standing Couple” with the theme “Quarantine Drama” continues to gain momentum as audition commenced on Thursday 3rd September 2020 in order to select the most qualified twenty (20) applicants to enter the House on the 14th October 2020. Before, it actually started there was mounting build-up of energy and excitement but it all ended successfully.
The audition will go on until Sunday 6th September 2020 at the Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire Office on Wesley Street in Freetown.
For now it is advisable for applicants to keep their phones on as the organizers, AYV and Africell, will be putting calls across.
This show offers the lucky winner of this much awaited show the opportunity to bag the whopping sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Million Leones (Le250M) plus undertaking a round trip to Dubai.
Apart from bagging the Star Prize of Two Hundred and Fifty Million Leones (Le250M), all other participants will have their daily allowances of Le100, 000 each, whilst they still remain in the House.
Interestingly, during a particular stage of the Show, based on the percentage of votes scored by a particular Housemate such will determine if he or she will be evicted from the House. Evictions will continue until the ultimate winner emerges.
With 20 Housemates from both sexes staying under the same roof for 60 days, physically cut off from the rest of the world, socializing, learning useful skills like cooking, singing, going through trials on how to articulately express themselves in different situations, setting goals they want to achieve, learning how to resolve conflicts, playing games, swimming and so on, will provide the necessary experience needed to go through life. Whilst in the House, these Housemates will cultivate positive attributes that will help shape their lives in their future endeavours, and has the proclivity to positively influence young viewers.
It must be noted that the Africell number through which members of the public could vote for their favourite Housemates will be announced in due course.
AYV and Africell-SL, in the Housemates Salone Season 2 show, have fused entertainment and youth empowerment, to not only give exposure to the participants and its accompanying benefits, but to provide a lively show that will keep viewers glued to their TV sets, especially during this period of social distancing, when many Sierra Leoneans and viewers across the world will be frequently staying at home.