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Wednesday, October 21, 2009


Global music search continues at UKZN Westville on October 22.

Bloemfontein bands turned out in their numbers to enter the Doritos Be Heard global music search recently where hopefuls flocked to University of the Free State to perform their original music compositions and be filmed by the Doritos crew. Their entries will be uploaded to where users can log on and rate the various music videos.

Talent scouts are hitting the road to unearth more fresh raw talent and will visit other campuses around the country. The next event takes place on the University of KwaZulu-Natal Westville campus in Durban on October 22. Hot young music wannabes can head to the lower cafeteria on the Westville campus between 09h00 and 12h00 noon.

The winning artist or band will walk off with the R200,000 first prize, the runner-up with R100,000, and those who rate and vote for the videos can also win great cash prizes and iPhones.

Prospective entrants can also head to one of a number of clubs around the country this month to have their performances professionally recorded and uploaded, or can film themselves and enter online. Performances must be of original material and should be accompanied by a short introduction, making use of a pack of Doritos.

The KZN clubs where you can perform and enter the Doritos Be Heard competition are as follows: Springboks in Durban (October 22); Boogies Rock ’n Roll in Umhlanga (October 23) and Cape 2 Cairo in Durban (October 24). Each event starts at 18h00 and ends at 02h00.

Visit for a full list of the participating clubs. Log onto or for competition details and to view and rate the uploaded entries.