SS Music unveils 'VJ Factor 2'

MUMBAI: The Chennai-headquartered music channel Southern Spice Music in association with Parachute After Shower Hair Cream has launched VJ Factor 2, a hunt for channel VJs in South India. Commencing from 3 October 2005, the VJ hunt will travel to seven cities in South India including Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kochi, Trivandrum and Vishakhapatnam.



The finals will be held in Chennai later towards mid-November 2005. Panel of Judges will include channel VJs, music directors, photographers, cine stars and city's socialites. To ensure that the message gets to the target prospects, S S Music has planned road shows, prominent hoardings and placed dispensers at convenient locations such as cinema theatres, music retail and book stores, railway and bus stations to dispense application forms as also boxes for collecting completed applications, states an official release.

Associate sponsors the channel has roped in for the show include Eyetex Dazler, Gillete Series Shave Gel, Samsung X 620, Vicks Cough Drops and Wrigley's Orbit.



SS Music creative head Brayn Oliver Peppin says, "Southern Spice Music constantly reviews the pulling power of their programs and plans to phase out programs on the wane in favor of newer programs from time to time. New programs such as the Virtual Request, Connect, Game Station, LifeStyle, Career Shows launched in the recent past have gone on to generate significant TRPs and good response from our viewers. With newer programs, each of the new VJs will be able to build their own character and relationships and thus increase the acceptability of the programs with newer audiences".

The schedule:

Coimbatore: Roadshow: 4 October / Auditions: 5 October - 6 October

Kochi: Roadshow: 8 October / Auditions: 9 October - 10 October

Trivandrum: Roadshow: 12 October / Auditions: 13 October - 14 October

Bangalore: Roadshow: 18 October / Auditions: 19 October - 20 October

Hyderabad: Roadshow: 22 October / Auditions: 23 October - 24 October

Vizag: Roadshow: 27 October / Auditions: 28 October - 29 October

Chennai: Roadshow: 8 November / Auditions: 9 November - 10 November

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