The 2016 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) is HERE!
Superstars will converge in Lagos this weekend and BellaNaija has all the scoop.
AFRIMA 2016 Music Business Round-Table
Theme: Economic Power of Music For A new Africa
Date: Friday, November 4, 2016.
Venue: Africa/Asia Hall, Eko Hotel & Suites Signature, V.I
Time: 10:00 am (Registration Begins 9:00am)
Alhaji Lai Mohammed – Hon. Minister Of Information
Angela Martins – Head Of Culture Division A.U Ethiopia
Nachilala Nkombo – Director African One Campaign
Anastacia Ndhlovu – Hon. Deputy Minister of Tourism & Hospitality Zimbabwe
Sound Sultan – Artiste
Omar Essaidi – Music and artistic director
Reggie Rockstone – Artiste
Olisa Adibua (Nigeria)
Pamela Hapi (Cameroun)
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AFRIMA Music Village
The AFRIMA Music Village comes up on Friday November 4, 2016. It will be a non-stop music concert with over 40 African artistes performing live at the Waterfront, Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos in Nigeria.
Thousands of guests expected in Lagos for the event. Entry Pass to the AFRIMA Music Village Is the AFRIMA T-shirt
available at www.ariiyatickets.com
Red Carpet Starts By 4:30 pm main ceremony starts 7:00 pm.
In partnership with the African Union Commission, AUC, and the support of the Official Host City, Lagos State, AFRIMA 2016 grand awards ceremony is preceded by The AFRIMA Music Village on Friday November 4, 2016, a non-stop music concert with over 40 African artistes performing live at the Waterfront, Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos in Nigeria. Thousands of guests expected in Lagos for the various events.
Entry Pass to the AFRIMA Music Village Is the AFRIMA T-shirt available at Ariiya tickets.
The main AFRIMA awards ceremony tagged AFRIMA 3.0 is a prestigious awards to be held on Sunday night will host over 352 African superstars including Kiss Daniel (Nigeria); Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania); Brymo (Nigeria); Wax Dey (Cameroon); Seyi Shay (Nigeria); Fally Ipupa (DRC), Yemi Alade (Nigeria); Victoria Kimani (Kenya); Tiwa Savage (Nigeria); Aramide (Nigeria); Niniola (Nigeria); YCee (Nigeria); TJAN (Nigeria) and Flavour (Nigeria); multiple award-winning South African choral group, Soweto Choir among others.
This African music stars will come together to perform live on stage in honour of Manu Dibango, King Sunny Ade and late Papa Wemba, three of Africa’s renowned music legends.
Speaking about the purpose of the tribute, President and Executive Producer, AFRIMA, Mike Dada said:
“Contemporary African stars will be pledging their loyalty to these grassroot legends of African music to show the beauty of their music through outstanding performances on stage during the AFRIMA awards. It is also a means of showing the younger generation that they can connect to music made by older generations of artistes and use this to unite the world through music.”
Dada described these three music icons as the ‘voices of African music and the epitome of Africanness’.