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Check Out Who Won What At The 2018 Golden Movie Awards.

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On Saturday 2nd June 2018, the whole of African film makers and names that matter in the movie fraternity were all gathered at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel which hosted the 18 Golden Movie Awards.

Film makers from Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, and Ivory Coast were duly represented at this year’s event.

The comedian AY and TV and Radio personality Joselyn Dumas hosted event was flagged in glitz and glamour as celebrities took turns on stage to pick their awards.

Notable among popular faces on the night were; Nikki Samonas, Nana Ama McBrown, Veteran actor Fred Amugi, Nigerian actress Lilian Esoro, Lydia Forson, Vicky Zugah, Salma Mumin, Fiifi Coleman, Jackie Appiah, Cameroon’s Allene Menget, Shirley Frimpong-Manso, Ekow Smith-Asante, Gloria Sarfo, Peter Ritchie, just to mention a few.

Below is a compilation of the full winners of the 2018 Golden Movie Awards:

Golden Makeup Artiste – Nodryn Evanci (Forbidden)

Golden Costume – Awenseba Ali-Akpajiak (Baabani)

Golden Short Film – Iterum (Again)

Golden Editor – Bernard Makosa (10 Day in Suncity)

Golden Soundtrack – (Original) O.C. Ukeje (Potato Potahto)

Golden Art Director – Anurin Nwunembom (A Good Time to Divorce)

Golden Promising Actor – Eman Sinare (Baabani)

Golden Supporting Actor (Comedy) – Richard Mofe Damijo (10 Days in Suncity)

Golden Supporting Actress (Comedy) – Joke Silva (Potato Potahto)

Golden Indigenous Movie (Twi/Swahili/Hausa) – Baabani

Golden Cinematography – Stanlee Ohikhuare  (Idahosa’s Trail)

Golden Editor (Video) – Yaw Karkon-Ampomah (Before the Vows)

Golden Story Drama (Movie) –  Nkanya Nkwai (A Good Time to Divorce)

Golden Supporting Actress –  Ebele Okaro (What’s Within)

Golden Discovery Actor –  Lilian Echelon (Black Rose)

Golden Appreciation Award  (Male) – Peter Richie

Golden Appreciation Award (Female) – Gloria Sarfo

Golden Writer Comedy (Movie) – Peter Sedufia (Side Chic Gang)

Golden Writer Drama (Movie) – Nkanya Nkwai (A Good Time to Divorce)

Golden Actor (Comedy) – John Dumelo (Before the Vows)

Golden Actress (Comedy) – Nana Ama McBrown, Sika Osei & Lydia Forson (Side Chic Gang)

Golden Actor (Drama) –  Allene Menget (A Good Time to Divorce)

Golden Actress (Drama) – Lilian Echileon (Black Rose)

Golden Movie (Comedy-Story) – Rachel Adiku (Side Chic Gang)

Golden Documentary –  GH One (Tramadol Documentary)

 Golden Director –  Nkanya Nkwai (A Good Time to Divorce)

Overall Golden Movie  – A Good Time to Divorce (Nkanya Nkwai)

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EVENT NEWS

Kikibee’s Restaurant Earns Two Nominations @ 2018 Nightlife Awards

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In the second edition of a highly successful scheme to award the good works of hospitality industry players with strong impact on nightlife activity, Kikibee’s Restaurant Lounge Café is listed in two of the most coveted categories in this years Jack Daniel’s Night Life Awards.

The awards slated to be held in July, 2018 lists Kikibee’s restaurant in the category for BAR LOUNGE CAFÉ of the year and BEST WEEKLY EVENT of the year for the now most popular #KIKIBEESKARAOKE on Sundays.

Following the nominations announcement for the largely social media voting based awards many night lifers and industry people have strongly ticked Kikibee’s restaurant to win the BEST WEEKLY EVENT #KikibeesKaraoke .

In a very short span of about 16 months, management of KIKIBEE’S RESTAURANT have changed the initially boring face of nightlife on Sundays buy using innovative strategies to build the industries only consistent event.

The Sunday night Karaoke started in January 2017 as a weekly event and maintains consistency with Ghana’s best karaoke DJ J Voe and MC BJ who continue to show incredible synergy. The popularity of this event amplified when management gave it a twist by introducing #KaraokeWithTheStars and gives customers the exclusive intimate opportunity to freely mingle with celebrities from the likes of Mayorkum from Nigeria, Dblack, John Dumelo, Sarkodie, AsamoaGyan, Ben Brako, Patapaa, King Promise, Kidi and many more.

KIKIBEE’S RESTAURANT have gained a number of award recognitions in the past and continue to show great optimism towards winning big at the Jack Danie’s Night Life Awards, 2018. Fans and customers have started voting on FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM & TWITTER by following the steps below;

POST THE NOMINATION FLYER AS MANY TIMES AS POSSIBLE
ALWAYS USE THE HASHTAGS #JDNA18 & #KIKIBEESRESTAURANT #KIKIBEESKARAOKE
TAG @jackdaniels_gh ON INSTAGRAM& FACEBOOK
TAG @GhjackDaniels on twitter

By: Live Fm

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Stonebwoy, Patapaa Back Home For Ghana Meets Naija On Saturday @ FANTASY DOME

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Two of the main acts for Saturday’s Ghana Meets Naija concert, Stonewboy and Patapaa, have returned home after separate international duties.

Both arrived yesterday just in time for this weekend’s event at the FANTASY DOME, Trade Fair, La.

This year’s Ghana Meets Naija is as exciting as the event’s eight year run. From when the lineup was announced, it has stoked conversation, bringing to the fore the clout of the West African acts assembled for next Saturday’s event.

Wizkid, makes a grand return to the prestigious stage, after his momentous 2013 appearance. “Mama” hitmaker, Mayorkun, and Mr Eazi constitute the continent representing the green -white- green. Ghanaian acts include Stonebwoy, who is famed for his outstanding live performances, new kings KiDi, Kuami Eugene, King Promise, Patapaa, and Fancy Gadam, as well as Uptown Energy frontman Yaa Pono. Other acts have since joined the lineup.

Regularly looked forward to, it has constantly served as the ultimate platform for the West African countries to execute their longstanding sibling rivalry in the area of music. Ghana and Nigeria have a lot in common musically, and constantly collaborate on projects.The Ghana Meets Naija Concert has since its institution, provided opportunity for both countries to celebrate the diverse sounds which unify us at the same time.

Empire Ghana, organizers have announced that tickets are out at major physical outlets, and are selling for 120, 200 and 300 cedis. Tickets are available at LIVE FM, STARR FM (located in the Meridian House, Ring Road), opposite Ecobank, and close to Nima Junction. Other outlets include Accra Mall, Achimota Mall and West Hills Mall, as well as Empire Ghana offices (located at Ridge, Accra, close to Alisa Hotel).

Patrons can also download the flexipay app on Playstore and Appstore, and make their purchase. Platinum tickets/ tables can be reserved on 050 564 6657 and 0558434907.

The 8th Ghana Meets Naija at the spacious FANTASY DOME, Trade Fair, La, Accra, is an answer to the call for a bigger event venue. The facility boasts state-of-the-art facilities and has already hosted a number of high-profile events.

The annual event has constantly proven a sought-after platform. It is therefore no wonder that, soon after the launch, rapper Yaa Pono, who is billed to represent the Ghana side of matters, started the ceremonial “big talk”.

Via Twitter weeks ago, the “Obiaa Wo Ne Master” man Ponobiom sought to question the readiness of his Nigerian counterparts at the event tweeting: “Dear Nigerian artist performing at #GhanaMeetsNaija are you sure you are ready for me on 9th June 2018 @ fantasy dome?”

Usually overbooked, the concert has previously been mounted by Shatta Wale, Sarkodie, Falz, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Naeto C, R2Bees and a host of others.
Over 5000 people are expected to attend the event.

Dubbed the “Rescue Mission”, this year’s sponsors include Kasapreko Alomo Gold and Storm Energy Drink, Allied Oil, Somoco Ghana Ltd, Nasco Mobile, Kirusa, Point and Play, Rova Surveillance, Dame lashes, Pernod Ricard, Tang Palace, Fix Consult, EIB Network (Starr FM, Live FM, Gh One TV, Kasapa FM, Empire FM, Ultimate FM, Abusua FM), Graphic Showbiz, Y FM, Aftown Music, Muse Africa, Ghana Music.com, West Hills Mall, Achimota Retail Centre, Accra Mall, and Timepiece Gh.

The 2018 Ghana Meets Naija concert is powered by Empire Ghana.

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Kenkey For The Needy

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After quite a long wait, the official date for Kenkey for the Needy is finally out!

This year’s Kenkey for the Needy will be the fourth edition of this philanthropic feat.

You are wondering what will be different right?

Well, organisers of Kenkey for the Needy, Tatas and Friends have promised an epic kenkey party because they are also celebrating their FIFTH ANNIVERSARY!!!

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Maiden “An Evening With Dzifa Gray And Friends” Event – A Success

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This event took place on Friday June 1, 2018 at the AM & PM inside the Villagio, Alto building with over fifty(50) guests participating in this networking event. A good mood and atmosphere characterized the evening, making the event a success in the eyes of networking and friendship building amongst attendees and key speakers. The event was graciously hosted by sensational TV personality Eli Kharis of GHone TV.

Attendees had the opportunity to directly interact with the Key Speakers. Health And Wellness, Thriving In Turmoil, Creating Customer Connections In Business, Effective Communication Skills For Business And Personal Success, Financial Management – Youth And Investment were just some of the various themes that were on the discussion table.

Key speakers for the evening were Dr. Vanessa Aseye Atikpui (Medical Officer, University of Ghana Hospital, Legon), Madam Afia Akoto (Deputy Executive Secretary of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Mrs Sacha Okoh, (CEO, So Aesthetic), Mr Kwame A.A Opoku (Global Keynote Speaker & Founder Institute of Future Learning) and representatives from the investment bank (Dusk Capital Limited).

Attendees had the opportunity to gain valuable insights into tactics regarding financial management and investments

Personalities were presented with citations of honor as a way of appreciating and recognizing the good works they are doing in their chosen fields of work.
Successful media personality and CEO of Dzifa Gray Creations, Ms. Dzifa Gray who happens to be the brain behind this event said “the event was aimed at encouraging networking and building rapport among attendees and her friends who happen to be renowned influencers and experts in business and also for people to expand their network in business in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.”

“An Evening With Dzifa Gray And Friends” is an evening of inspirational, humorous talks, in which four key speakers share their wisdom with event attendees. At this event, attendees mingle over drinks and appetizers, meet and network with those in and outside of their industry, and hear inspirational stories. The event is organized by Dzifa Gray Creations and Smylz Multimedia.

Do take the opportunity to participate in the next edition of “An Evening Dzifa Gray And Friends” Event by following updates on the Instagram page @dzifagrayandfriends.

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