Living Talent Presents Masterpiece 2017

by Shrutee K/DNS

Mumbai: Living Talent, an intercontinental Talent Hunt company, announced the launch of Masterpiece 2017 – a global show to be hosted in Dubai Festival City on 15-16 December 2017. The first-of-its-kind Intercontinental talent show will have deserving contenders from across the world compete across genres such as arts and craft, performance and innovation. These contestants will showcase their unique talents at this global platform to the esteemed jury panel, and one from each category will be bestowed the title of ‘The Living Masterpiece’.

The Intercontinental jury panel is an enviable mix of celebrities and renowned artists handpicked from across 5 continents who will choose the winners of Masterpiece 2017:

Natalia Oreiro, Singer, Actress and Fashion Designer from Argentina
Conor Walton, Artist from the United Kingdom 
Marina Debris, Artist and Designer from Australia 
Adam Miller, Artist from the United States 
Roopam Sharma, MIT Award recipient social Innovator 
Mayur Ramgir – a well renowned Intercontinental Innovator, author & motivational speaker 
Lauren Gottlieb – the dancer based in India who rose to fame with the Hindi film - ABCD 

The Indian Brand ambassadors of Masterpiece 2017 are equally stellar with an eclectic mix of     self-made stars like Radio Jockey Naved and Rannvijay Singh. The event will also be graced by celebrities like Richa Chadda and Karan Wahi among others.

There will be 225 deserving participants from across the world that will be chosen over the next few weeks from online video submissions. These gifted individuals will fly to Dubai which is an all expenses paid trip for 5 days, along with a companion. In Dubai, they will compete with contestants from across the globe for the coveted title of The Living Masterpiece at a truly intercontinental platform. Moreover, the organisers of Masterpiece 2017 feel that if any deserving artist’s talent dazzles the panel and is from a financially weak background, then the organisers will waive off the fee in special circumstances. Masterpiece 2017 also offers an Intercontinental platform to artists, curated by Living Talent Media group, from all corners of the world, where a global audience can appreciate and recognise their art.

Revolutionizing the way talent is assessed in the industry, judges and viewers will decide jointly which contestant advances to the finals to win the grand prize of US$10,000. What’s more? The winners get a chance to feature in an upcoming Intercontinental Web series by Living Talent Media Group. In addition, Masterpiece 2017 will invite venture capitalists and angel investors who bring, not just seed capital, but also valuable mentorship and office space for the winners of Masterpiece 2017. Winning contestant will get an opportunity to present themselves to a pool of investors for their projects to be funded by ZLab which is endorsed by Shark Tank Celebrity and Inventor of “As seen on TV” Kevin Harington.

Masterpiece 2017 aims to bring together all talented individuals under one global platform, broadly in three genres - Arts & Craft, Performance and Innovation.

Mr Sanjai Shokeen, Director – Living Talent said, “With Masterpiece 2017, we hope to bring together a never-seenbefore array of talent from every corner of the world. With the Intercontinental exposure and guidance of the esteemed panel, our talented participants will be able to further hone their skills to be the best-in-class. The interest that Masterpiece 2017 has generated across countries is very exciting and the talent we see emerging is inspiring. We are confident that Masterpiece 2017 will attain pride of place for artists as a stage to showcase their talent. It will be our endeavour to keep alive the spirit of the event by presenting talent from across the globe year on year.”

Mr Mayur Ramgir, jury member and acclaimed Intercontinental Award-winning author said, “It gives me immense pleasure to be a part of this one-of-a-kind global talent show. Judging a show that brings together unique talent from the remotest corners of the world is exciting, and I am looking forward to it. Masterpiece 2017 is an ideal platform to showcase an individual’s talent and I would want the youth of the world to not shy away and take this chance to change their life for good.” 

Masterpiece 2017 aims to put the spotlight on gifted and talented individuals, across boundaries, and provide a launch pad for their talent. The contest will be screened live at every stage and the viewers will be accorded voting rights at a glittering event in Dubai. This will ensure that the competition is transparent and fair to all contestants irrespective of their nationality or background.

About Living Talent

Living Talent is a first-of-its-kind Talent Hunt Company formed to discover and hone the talented individuals and provide them an Intercontinental platform to showcase their exceptional skills. Living Talent is led by the enterprising Sanjai Shokeen, who has a strong track record across diverse sectors such as hospitality, education, infrastructure development and entertainment. Under his leadership, Living Talent has conceived the World's first Intercontinental multi-genre Talent Hunt – ‘Masterpiece 2017’ with a vision to provide a launch pad to the talent of gifted individuals, which often tends to go unnoticed. 
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