The atmosphere at Wakaan on Mulberry Mountain seemed charged with creativity and positive energy as the weekend unfolded. The idea of celebrating talents through a talent show is a fantastic initiative, especially when it provides a platform for a diverse range of skills and performances. Attendees of the festival gathered on the last day to celebrate and perform talents.
The Festival Babes hosted our first talent show with contestants showcasing talents of singing, dancing, production and many more. The talent show added a unique and engaging element to the festival. We hosted a safe space for people to be able to share their talents among the community and uplift each other. It was a great way for the community to connect in a unique setting to merge arts and support smaller artists. Talents performed at the show varied from yo-yoing, throat singing, dancing, rapping, comedy and many more. The inclusion of such diverse acts not only showcases the multifaceted nature of the community but also encouraged attendees to appreciate a wide array of artistic expressions.
The emphasis on creating a safe space for people to share their talents is commendable. Such an environment fosters a sense of belonging and community, allowing individuals to express themselves freely without fear of judgment. In doing so, the festival becomes more than just a musical gathering; it transforms into a platform for the celebration of individuality and the arts.
Overall, the talent show at Wakaan appears to have been a resounding success in bringing people together, celebrating diverse talents, and creating an inclusive space for artistic expression. It's events like these that contribute to the vibrancy and richness of the festival experience. We are ecstatic at the amount of support from the community and can’t wait for more events like this in the future.