Africa's biggest corporate supporter of entertainment and integrated telecommunications service
provider, Globacom, is sponsoring a Reality TV Show that will change the face of entertainment
in the continent.
Tagged “Dance with Peter,” the reality show is a 13-week dancing competition in partnership
with the sensational African dance prodigy, Peter Okoye, the twin brother and partner in the
sensational and multiple award winning musical group, P-Square.
Addressing a press conference in Lagos on Tuesday, Globacom said that “Dance with Peter” was
designed to promote and glamourise the dance culture among West Africans and assist those
who may want to go into the dance profession to discover their prodigious talents.
“It is going to be the biggest reality TV show in recent time, with huge benefits for the
participants in the competition, entertainment lovers and television viewers generally,” the
It disclosed that the winner of the competition would go home with a brand new Toyota RAV 4
with N3million and the rare opportunity of featuring in P-Square’s next music video.
The first and second runners-up, on the other hand, will go home with a brand new Honda Civic
car, N2million and a brand new Kia Rio car with N1million respectively and a chance to feature
in a top Glo Ambassadors music videos, Globacom disclosed, adding that dance legends such as
Peter, Kaffy and Flex will feature in the show as judges while Ehis Okoegule of MTV Base will
be the host.
Auditions for the show will be held in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Benin and Abuja in Nigeria as well
as in Accra, Ghana. Six dancers will be selected by the judges from each location for the real
battle in Lagos.
Glo explained that the show would run for 13 weeks, with the first two weeks spent on profiling
and auditions, while the next 10 weeks would be for the elimination series which will all be
themed. The last episode would be the grand finale of the show which will be held in Lagos with
"Dance with Peter is in line with our commitment to keep on delighting our teeming subscribers
and adding value to their lives, economically and socially. Fun seekers on the continent in
general and in West Africa in particular are about to witness the best dance show ever. It is going
to be 13 weeks packed full of excitement,” it said.
Showbiz superstars and Glo ambassadors will feature as Guest judges in the competition.
R03;Dance with Peter will be broadcast on Afrimagic, AIT in Nigeria, TV3 in Ghana amd ORTV in
Benin Republic. Broadcast times will be announced shortly.
Globacom said registration for the competition has started and it is open to only Glo
Subscribers in Nigeria and Ghana. “Registration costs N100 for Nigeria and 0.5GHc for Ghana.
Subscribers are required to send ‘DANCE’ to the short code 55517 in Nigeria and 3030 in
Ghana. They will then be requested to send their details such as Name and Location at no extra
charge. All successful registrations will get a confirmatory SMS with instructions on what to do