OPPO collaborated with the Times of India for a talent hunt in India. This OPPO Times Fresh Face 2017 will be the 10th season of the hunt. It is one of the most desired and awaited events among the collegians. All the college students come together from different cities to show their talents. In 2017, a decade of the event was celebrated by announcing a new idea, Fresh Factor.
This year, the contestants have to do more than just presenting their personalities. They have to present their skills in a creative way to impress the judges. Moreover, the contestants will be given extra points for circulating their performances on social media. This has added an element of excitement and enthusiasm for the candidates.
It is stated that nearly 200 audition events will be held throughout the colleges. This hunt for fresh face will be held in parts through 11 cities. However, the competition will begin in the city of Nagpur. You can apply online for auditions by visiting the Times Fresh Face 2017 website.
The talent hunt auditions will be held in different colleges and venues. The cities include:
The selected candidates will perform at the City Finales. The City winners will then compete at the Grand Finale that will be held in Mumbai. The 2 winners will be given an OPPO Selfie Expert F1s and an international trip.
In this competition, you have to impress the judges by showcasing your talents like dancing, mimicry, playing musical instruments and singing. The main aim is to show your talent with ease and confidence on stage.
Last Year’s contestants were present at this year’s announcement event. The best contestants from last year’s talent hunt performed at the launch of the Times Fresh Face 2017.
Ria Nalavade of Bengaluru was the winner of the Times Fresh Face 2016. She set the stage on fire with her beautiful dancing skills. She danced like a pro in Indian classical and western dance.
Another great performance was given by Debayan. He is one of the best beat boxers in the country. He stole the show with his extraordinary beat boxing skills. He left everyone wonderstruck with his exceptional performance.
Aditya Nanda from Mumbai was also the winner of the Times Fresh Face 2016. He awed the audience with his wonderful performance. He showcased his amazing acting skills by enacting Leonardo Di Caprio’s movie, The Wolf of the Wall Street.
The celebrity Actor, Ayushmann Khurana, graced the ocassion for the announcement of Times Fresh Face Talent hunt 2017. He is the most hard working singer and actor. He mentioned that he is honored to end the competition. Furthermore, he stated that he is thankful for Times Fresh to Face for providing a platform to the young talent. He thinks this event will bring out the best in the contestants.
Moreover, both the Directors of Times of India and OPPO are happy to work together. They are excited to celebrate 10 years of the talent hunt. They make sure their team finds the best talent in India. Their goal is to provide a platform for young talent that is fun and interactive. They want the contestants to perform and express themselves without being shy.
In the end, Times Fresh Face Talent Hunt 2017 is a platform for the collegians to showcase their talents. Along with this, it is a social platform for the students to have fun and express themselves. If you think you have the Fresh Factor that India is looking for, do register today.
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