MTV Base scours SA for talent

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The coveted MTV Base VJ Search entered Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on Saturday 24 June. Hopefuls gathered in long lines to audition for the chance to present on one of the world’s most popular music and entertainment channels. Since the channel’s launch in July 1999, hundreds of artists and on-screen personalities have been able to contribute part of their success to their time on air.

Some members of the public queued outside the venue as early as 6.30am for their one chance at representing SA’s east coast on the international entertainment scene. Here are some of the most popular auditions, so far, from around the country:

With so many of South Africa’s youth taking the risk to represent their country, there’s bound to be some tough decision-making for the panel of judges. Share your online audition with us or let us know how this experience changed your outlook on life; you could be featured, too!