The EMY Africa Awards celebrates exceptional and distinguished men in Africa who have excelled in their fields of endeavour. Although just for men, the EMY Africa Awards this year, has a special complimentary award for women known as the Ultimate Woman of the Year.
Some ladies who attended this party was Selly Galley Fiawoo, Joselyn Dumas, Salma Mumin and Nana Adwoa Awindor.
Some nominees who will be competing in seven categories include Kuami Eugene, Isaac Dogboe, King Promise, Kobby Blay and Alloysius Attah in the Discovery of the Year and Nathaniel Attoh, Okyeame Kwame, Stephen Appiah, Harold Amenyah and Jake Obeng-Bediako in the Best Groomed Man of the Year category.
This event is organized by Carbon Av and Exclusive Men’s Magazine, the main EMY Africa Awards slated for August 18, 2018 at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra is under the theme, “Rewriting the African Story, Empowering the Youth”.
PROMISELAND: King Promise To Shutdown Accra With Mega Concert On Dec. 15
R2bees, Mr Eazi, Kwesi Arthur, La Meme Gang for King Promise’s “Promiseland” Concert on Dec. 15
Award-winning Ghanaian vocalist and possible artiste of the year King Promise is set to stage the 2nd edition of his annual concert.
The event will also see performances from Mr Eazi, Darko Vibes and the La meme Gang, Kwesi Arthur and the Ground Up Charle crew among other surprise acts.
To spice the day up, there will be several games to the pleasure of the patrons and a special meet and greet where patrons will get the opportunity to interact with all the invited artists.
“This is a special way of saying thank you to my fans for supporting my music during the year… I will also use the opportunity to get close to them,” the singer said
The event will be held at the Crystal Park in East Legon on 15th of December at exactly 12pm with a cool rate of 50 cedis
Signed to Legacy Life Entertainment, Gregory Bortey Newman (as he is privately known) is popular for songs like Oh Yeah, Selfish, CCTV and, Double Trouble and has been tipped among the country’s brightest prospects in recent years.
Sogakope To Host Africa’s Biggest Urban Cultural Festival From 21st – 23rd December.
December in Ghana sees an occurrence of activities that cloud the calenders of festive merry makers from all over the world with concerts, private events and even unplanned raves.
This year, The Bacon Group adds up to the festive experience with the official Christmas party starter – The 4TC Urban Music and Culture Festival. The three day event is anticipated to be the biggest festival in Africa yet for urban culture from 21st – 23rd December 2018 at the Sogakope Beach Resort.
The Launch party which was held at Urban Grill on Wednesday 5th December, saw an attendance of music professionals and acknowledged contributors to the music and entertainment industry with exclusive coverage by MTV Base Africa.
Guests were catered for by the Yolo Group and entertained by musical talents like Kobla Junior, Yung Pabi, Phabrik and many more.
The 4TC team detailed to press at the launch that, the festival is aimed at celebrating the cultural creative revolution across Africa and in the diaspora with focuses on all aspects of urban lifestyle including music, film, art and fashion. They further stressed that not only does the the festival aim to give a platform for African talents to be recognized on a global scale but also help build their acts and knowledge in the business of music production.
The 3-day event will kick off with a masterclass and workshop for artists and professionals with the sole purpose of educating on how to build and monetize a career in music. Day two and three will host a number of activities including games, movies, sightseeing, shopping arena and concerts hosted by some of the best Dj’s on the nightlife scene.
The maiden edition of the festival is designed to be an experiential affair with a curation of elements that focuses on the main features of the event, namely; Music, Movies, Tech, Fashion, Arts and Food.
The venue, Sogakope Beach Resort is nicknamed the pride of Sogakope for its serene and beautiful setting. Located in the Volta Region just two hours’ drive from Accra, it boasts of a tranquil garden, a relaxing atmosphere and an events grounds that welcomes the Volta River on its doorsteps. The venue also has comfy and exquisite single bedroom chalets and executive suites with a fusion of cultural and modern décor and private Jacuzzis. Room bookings and reservations for the period are open and can be accessed on the festivals website at www.4tcafrica.com.
The maiden edition of 4TC Urban music cultural festival promises to be the beginning of an amazing urban music and culture experience and is expected to bring together creatives from all areas under one space to share, educate and build relationships that takes Africa to the world by bringing the world to Africa. With Music, Love and Unity as its flag bearers. The event partners with Universal Music, HACSA, MTV Base, Dropyn Transport Services, Fear No Man Clothing, Wave Africa, Background Media and is an experience that cant be missed as this kicks off the revolution.
Below is the event in pictures.
Recap; Worlafest Makes A Memorable Entrance.
Worlafest ’18 will definitely go down as one of the highlights of 2018 in Ghana’s event space. The Worla Festival Of Arts and music, was the first of its kind in Ghana. An event that celebrates artisans during the day and peaks with a musical concert in the evening.
The event comes off the back of the Ghanaian artist Worlasi’s annual end of year concert. The goal this time around is to expand the concert and introduce a different facet that Worlasi is passionate about — Art.
The maiden edition, which was held at Alliance Francaise on Friday, had over 20 exhibitors showing their work of paintings & woodcraft as well as Sculpting & graffiti.
Some of the notable artists included, Andrew Tettey Arko, Edward Buxton, Midichi, Shika Odamtten, Bright Ackwerh, Hanson Akati, Majoree, Michael Bledo, Creamy Artwork, Enoch Fordjour, art students from Roman Ridge Amongst others.
The musical concert later that evening was definitely the highlight of the night. Opening acts Keeny-Ice, Makafui, Kobla Jnr & Yung Pabi shined with impressive performances with DJ Isaac Cool. Headline acts Epixode, Trigmatic, Akan, Manifest & Worlasi himself gave world-class performances backed by the Senku & Safoa Bands.
Already, plans for Worlafest 2019 are set, with rumors of Sena Dagadu being the headline act. The vision is exciting & the inclusion of the artisans makes it very laudable. Kudos to the organizers, Creative Men & TIC Ghana. We look forward to 2019 with a lot of enthusiasm & hope for the creative arts industry.
Below is the event in pictures
Millennial Maiden Seminar.
Futurist Women Ghana is proud to present their Annual Brunch Series Titled Millennial Maiden 18. The Social Enterprise Foundation has been set up to provide exposure and equality for women and youth in undeveloped communities laying the foundation, educating and empowering them with skills and knowledge to allow them to adapt to the developing trends across all disciplines. The foundations vision is to set up socially and economically conscious global leaders who are ready to embrace gender and career equalities and also to create a conscious collective within society.
Millennial Maiden 18 is one of its kind! Its theme for this year is “Providing solutions to Breaking career barriers globally”, emphasising on global position and being globally relevant, the Do’s and Do Not’s across all different disciplines and how to effectively network.
Millennial Maiden 18 shall be taking place on the 14th-15th of December 2018
Time: from 10am -3pm (Both Days)
Venue: Christian Health Association of Ghana, (CHAG), Labone, Accra
“IT’S A FREE EVENT”
Reserve your seat at www.Eventbrite.co.uk/MillennialMaiden18
Speakers at the events will be: Tiffany Nelson Global Business Development Consultant (General Overseer of Futurist women Africa& Asia), Miss Laillah-Crystal Banda (Public Relations officer-Empire Group of Companies), Kwame A.A. Opuku (ECOWASYC Amb for Peace and Lead Futurist), Blessed S.Agyemang (CEO of Herrade Africa Group, Edma Lawer (Gas and Oil Consultant), Sakeena Addo (CEO of bySakeena) and many more .
They will be discussing various topics regarding career objectives, women in position, and governance as well as future ideologies on career paths and many more.
This programme is brought to you in Partnership with The Institute of Future Learning, GEPSUK (Ghana Education Professional Society UK) and Sankofa Africa.
We are using the hashtag @ #MillennialmaidenFW18.
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Our Mission is Clear for our Tomorrow to Count, Development is Key lets acquire the right Skill Set to Make our Economy Stable, Emphasising on Equality and changing the Generic Narrative.
We hope to see you there.
We are by this release inviting all media houses to make this event a successful one. Thank you.
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