IT IS back after a non-show last year due to the pandemic
Yep its’ fab ‘15’ as the annual RedSquare DJ KnockOut Challenge auditions to hit your nearest city, enters its fifteenth edition this year -as the economy slowly returns to normality.
2021 will see the top three DJ Knockout participants sharing R115 000 among themselves, with the first prize winner pocketing R100 000.
The second and third-placed participants will respectively take home R10 000 and R5000.
This year’s auditions went a notch up from fourty last year- as it is expected to host about fifty-five auditions at various lifestyle and entertainment outlets.
Celebrated for having carved careers of well established brands – this platform also affords the winner(s) an opportunity to excel in his\her craft or become an entrepreneur from the region they originate from.
Auditions are staged in various townships around Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo.
Selected finalists battle it out in front of a crowd at the finale (date and venue yet to be confirmed due to Covid-19 health protocols).
Halewood Artisanal Spirit company continues to invest heavily in the project in the last fourteen-years; of which has seen maximum results and revenue from the business side.
Another primary objective of the ‘investment has been to inspire emerging talent with promise’.
“We are proud to contribute to the creation of an enabling environment for young
talent in Deejaying. We implore the participants and the winners to build on and make
the best of the opportunity presented through the Red Square DJ Knockout
Challenge,” says Victor Selaelo, Director of Market Development at Halewood Artisanal Spirit company- producers of Red Square brand.
The likes of globetrotter DJ Shimza come to mind, so does a female DJ Divalash and DJ Pentse, who are the products of this phenomenal set-up.
The competition is open to any emerging DJs countywide. Entry forms are available@ www.djknockoutchallenge.co.za
Follow – www.facebook.com/RedSquareDJKnockOut www.twitter.com/djknockoutsa.
Oh, we also await the full line-up of artists/DJs for the finale…
Image (DJ Shimza is one of the finest brands behind the challenge).