Join us for the annual FOGA event, a vibrant celebration of creativity, fashion, & beauty that aims to empower and showcase the talents of young African creatives.
With a dedicated focus on providing a platform for emerging models and talents, FOGA leverages 25 years of Goge Africa’s establishment to cultivate lasting careers for individuals aged 18 to 35.

Date: March 23, 2024
Venue: Muri Okunola Park – Lagos, Nigeria

1000+ Participants, 100 Selected Male & Female Models, 50 Finalists, 5 Grand Winners!!!

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Elevate

Unleashing the Power of Giving Young African Talents a Platform to Soar and Shine in the Spotlight of Success.

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Heritage

Leveraging on 25 Years of Goge Africa Establishments to Craft a Visionary Future of Cultural Excellence and Global Impact.

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#ForeverYoung

Building a Long-Lasting Career Journey for Young Models, Fueled by Passion, Purpose, and Endless Opportunities.

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Empowering Young African Talent for Global Success

FOGA focuses on emerging models & talents, attracting thousands from across Africa to participate in this extraordinary competition.

Selected models will compete for the chance to secure a 1-year international modeling contract, a brand new car, cash rewards, and additional prizes, providing aspiring talents not only with a stepping stone into modeling but also the prospect of a global career.

FOGA serves as a welcoming platform where success is attainable for all, provided they satisfy the requirements and participate in equitable competition. The winner will retain the title for a year until the subsequent edition, as FOGA is slated to be an annual occurrence.

As a pioneering brand in Africa, Goge Africa aims to showcase over 100 models, with 20 selected models advancing to the finals. Five fortunate winners will share the Grand Prize and get the chance to feature once again at the Goge Africa Grand Celebration in 2024, on a worldwide stage. This initiative is positioned to shape the future of talent in Africa.

Please note that model application is FREE!

Application Process:

  1. Interested individuals can apply online via the official FOGA website.
  2. Applicants must submit a completed application form, along with a recent photograph and a short video introducing themselves explaining why they should be the next Face of Goge Africa.
  3. All applications must be submitted before February 28, 2024.

Eligibility:

  • Contestants must be between the ages of 18 and 35 years old.
  • Contestants must be citizens of an African country or of African decent.
  • Contestants must not have any contractual obligations that would prevent them from participating in the competition.

Competition Criteria:

  1. Costume: Most creative costume.
  2. Face: Most dynamic face.
  3. Walk: Most elegant walk.
  4. Culture: Best ethnic representation
  5. Theme: Best showcase of Africa
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Model Application is 100% FREE!

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FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions

To participate in FOGA, potential contestants need to apply through the website and social media entry. It’s crucial to complete both processes for accurate data collection.

Contestants must be between 18 and 35 years old on the date the National competition commences.

Certainly! Contestants are allowed to compete more than once. However, once someone wins, they can participate only once.

To best prepare for FOGA, contestants should grasp the values of GOGE AFRICA and the title’s responsibilities. Expressing personal and professional goals during the reign is essential. Consider the following when competing at the state and/or national level:

  • Define aspirations and reasons for competing.
  • Showcase leadership in the community.
  • Explain how the title will be used to impact society.
  • Identify a specific social group of focus and provide reasons.
  • Propose solutions to global issues.
  • Share plans for making the world a better place if crowned.
  • Define ambition and how it’s encouraged in others.

Being Face of GOGE Africa is a full-time, multi-faceted job with life-shaping opportunities. Grand winners travel, make appearances, advocate for those in need, and represent sponsors. Selection criteria involve looking for models comfortable in their own skin, authentic, empathetic, and determined to make a mark in the world. Contestants are advised to reflect on their identity, passions, engage with their community, and step outside their comfort zone.

After winning, contestants embark on a media and vacation tour. Those with the highest scores relocate briefly to Lagos City to meet their new FOGA Organization family. Winners, in collaboration with GOGE AFRICA, plan to achieve their goals on the national and global scale.

Host sites are chosen based on factors such as city infrastructure and venue capabilities for production. The first edition will be held in Lagos State, Nigeria.

The Face of Goge Africa competition is an annual contest organized by GOGE Africa Worldwide Limited, aimed at discovering and promoting young, talented Africans for greater opportunities.

The competition is open to young individuals between the ages of 18 and 35, who have a passion for promoting African culture and tourism. Participants should be of African descent and possess a strong interest in showcasing the beauty and diversity of the African continent.

To apply for the competition, interested individuals can visit the official FOGA website and complete the online application form during the specified application period. Details about the application process, requirements, and deadlines is provided on the website. Click here to fill out the application form

The selection process involves a combination of factors, including personality, knowledge of an African culture and history, communication skills, passion for tourism, and overall presentation. Contestants will be evaluated based on their ability to embody the values and ethos of Goge Africa.

The winner of the competition will have the opportunity to serve as a brand ambassador for Goge Africa, a 1 year Modelling contract, a car prize, cash prize, travel opportunities, participate in various cultural & tourism events, receive mentorship from industry experts, and gain exposure to a wide audience through media appearances and promotional activities.

Yes! the winner of the Face of Goge Africa competition will receive a range of exciting prizes, which includes cash rewards, all-expense-paid trips, TV Presentation contract, destination influencer, educational opportunities, and valuable networking experiences. Runners-up and finalists may also receive recognition and other rewards.

To stay informed about the competition, including application deadlines, selection criteria, and updates on the contestants, you can follow @faceofgogeafrica @gogeafrica on social media platforms, subscribe to their newsletters, and regularly check our official website for announcements.

The Face of Goge Africa (FOGA) competition is open to individuals of African descent residing anywhere in the world. As long as you meet the eligibility criteria and are passionate about promoting African culture and tourism, you are welcome to apply.

Yes! participating in the Face of Goge Africa (FOGA) competition can provide valuable exposure and networking opportunities for all contestants. Even if you do not win, the experience and connections gained during the competition can be beneficial for personal and professional growth.

For any additional questions or clarifications about the Face of Goge Africa (FOGA) competition, you can reach out to the organizers through the contact information provided on the official Goge Africa website (click here) or through their official social media channels.

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