Mumbai: A month long intensive audition and inspiring live performances culminated with the finale of KidZania Zuperstars 2015 on February 22, 2015 as KidZania Mumbai crowned Diya Anam the winner who won the grand prize of a family trip to KidZania Kuala Lumpur,Vishesh Jain,Saanjh Aggarwal, Ayesha Khemka, Trisha Khanna & Sheena Ghadvi were the runners up.
The grand finale held at KidZania Mumbai featured an evening of excellent performances by the finalists who were judged by eminent personalities from the Music & Dance fraternity – including RJ Sucharita Tyagi from Radio City, Amjad and Nadeem the Bollywood music duo and Aneesha Dalal from Shiamak Davar Dance Company.
This year’s talent hunt saw over 3000 entries by kids from age between 4 to 16 years showcasing their creativity through singing, dancing, acrobats, playing music, acting, stand-up comedy, sketching and more. As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) we invited kids from various NGOs and the audition witnessed participation of 18 kids from the Teach India NGO who also made it to the semi-finals.
Speaking on the occasion, Viraj Jit Singh, Chief Marketing Officer, KidZania India, said, “KidZania believes that every child has at least one innate talent and it is important to support and encourage them at a young age to help build their self-confidence. The response to KidZania Zuperstar 2015 has been overwhelming and we have found the cultural ambassadors for KidZania Mumbai. We are proud that we were able to provide an opportunity to kids from NGOs, making this platform special and accessible to everyone.”
KidZania Mumbai has been honoured with various awards like:
• Best Destination for Kids by 4th World Children Expo
• The Best New Concept for Kids by 4th World Children Expo
• The Most Admired Retail Concept Launch of the Year by India Retail Forum 2014
• Emerging Brand Award by Global Marketing Excellence 2014
• Rotary Club of Mumbai Green City Appreciation Award 2014
• Indian Development Foundation CSR Award for year 2013-14