THE talent search that started it all is back!

GMA Network’s original reality-based artista search Starstruck is all set to make its big and much-awaited television comeback this year.The well-loved and pioneering talent search is ready to discover the next “Ultimate Survivors” as it once again opens its doors to all aspirants across the archipelago.

The competition is open to all male and female hopefuls, 16- to 21-years-old and of Filipino descent.

The nationwide auditions will be held on the following dates and venues: Jan. 21 to Feb. 15 (Mondays to Fridays) at the GMA Annex Building in Quezon City; Jan. 26 at Centrio Ayala Mall in Cagayan de Oro City; Jan. 27 at Robinsons Place Butuan in Butuan City; Feb. 9 at SM City Legazpi and Feb. 10 at SM City Naga in Naga City. Auditions will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Interested applicants must bring an original and photocopy of their birth certificate and two recent photos (one close-up and one full body). For hopefuls below 18, he/she should also bring a certification, signed by a parent or legal guardian, that he/she is allowed to audition and a photocopy of the ID of the parent or legal guardian who signed it. (PR)