New Digicel Play’s new production ‘Yu Em Khax’ set to excite

Digicel Play has announced a new local production called “Yu Em Khax which promises to be exciting, engaging and loads of fun.

And the starting age to take part production is from 18 years and above.

The first of its kind talent show will showcase and profile Papua New Guineas most talented, unique and brightest entertainers.

The show is expected to be a hit as it will be open to individuals and groups performances in all genres including singers, dancers, musicians, comedians, poets, illusionists and magicians.

Digicel Play CEO, Nico Myer says the show will help to develop and recognize the wealth of talent that exists in PNG and share their stories throughout the country.

Myers says Digicel Play is committed to growing the local entertainment industry by producing new shows which will not only highlight out local production talent but will also provide a platform for local people to showcase their talents, enhancing their careers as well.

“We are also ensuring that as many people as possible have the opportunity to compete, with auditions planned for five cities,” he says.

The launch also unveiled three successful people who will host the show.

Former radio personality Kenny Havora will join faces with two new comers Olivia Rondeau form Bougainville and Steven Tau from Central Province to become the faces of Yu Em Khax.

Premiering at 7pm on Saturday November 5h, Yu Em Khax will air weekly on TV Wan Life Channel and follow performances through auditions, heats and semifinals before the live grand finale show on Saturday January 21, 2017.

Auditions will take place on the following dates;

  • Port Moresby, October 29th and 30th at the Murray Barracks Sports Complex
  • Lae, November 12th and 13th, venue to be advised
  • Mt Hagen, November 19th and 20th, venue to be advised
  • Kokopo, November 26th and 27th, venue to be advised
  • Alotau, December 3rd and 4th, venue to be advised

Digicel Play is committed to the growth of the local entertainment industry by producing and developing shows that are produced in PNG and feature local talent.


Annette Kora