To promote the hidden dance talent, Gandaki Dance Idol is going to be held in Pokhara. In co-organization of Mix Media Entertainment and Tahanun and Pokhara Arts Center, the audition for the contest started today (16th May, 2010). Audition will be held in 5 districts of Gandaki Zone (except Manang district).
There will be two contests involving dancers of age below 12 years and those of contestants above 12 years of age. The winner of the Junior Dance Idol will receive a cash prize of Rs. 20,000 and Senior Dance Idol winner will receive Rs. 25,000. In the first audition held in Tanahun more than 60 participants showed-up to show their talent.
Rahul Thapa of Pokhara Kala Kendra told that the final of the contest will be held at the end of Ashad (about two months from now). The final decision on the winner will be made on SMS from general public and the decision of the judges with 50% weight on each.