Daniel Ochieng, a Migori man left many shocked after staging a rare talent at the premiere of the East Africa Got Talent reality TV show on Sunday, August 4th.
Ochieng’ who performed a traditional mourning piece left judges unimpressed as none of the 4 gave him a Yes to proceed to the next round.
He was kicked out of the stage before even finishing his perfomance.
According to Ochieng, professional mourning is just a talent like any other which needs recognition, that’s why he was motivated to show it to the judges at the much hyped regional show.
Check out the video below.
The show debuted on Sunday evening and was aired on RTV, Citizen TV in Kenya, while in Tanzania Clouds Media aired the show and NBS TV aired it in Uganda. It will be showing every Sunday. The finale will be in October.
Lovers of the show felt disappointed being that the show which is powered by Safaricom and Coca Cola Africa is not being aired live.
‘Got Talent’ which is replicated in different parts of the world, is considered one of the world’s most successful reality TV show.
It was founded by British talent competition Judge Simon Cowell and runs in 58 countries, with the four East African countries now joining the list of countries, which have participated in the show. The show rewards talent, without discrimination.
The winner will walk away with $50,000 (approximately KES 5M).
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