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.
Kojo Manuel, DJ Vyrusky & DJ Aroma for Ghana Meets Naija
The journey of Kojo Manuel gets more heated every year as he has been announced as the Official Hype MC for the 2019 Edition of Ghana Meets Naija!The event which is being headlined by Wande Coal, Teni, R2Bees, Medikal, Patapaa, Victor AD and many others is one of the biggest West African annual events championed by the two West African giants, Ghana and Nigeria.
The event is slated for June 8th at the Accra International Conference Center and is set to be a massive showdown and party with DJ Vyrusky as the Official DJ/Referee. Kojo Manuel, affectionately known as Manny Yo has proved to be a might force when paired with Dj Vyrusky so this is a treat you do not want to miss!The DJ Battle is also fixed between DJ Aroma of Pure FM, Kumasi - Ghana and DJ Big N from Nigeria.
He has been tipped to win the Best Nightlife Award at The Nightlife Awards.
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3RD Annual Nightlife Awards To Be Launched Today.
The third edition of the prestigious NIGHTLIFE AWARDS is set to be launched tonight at an exclusive media and nightlife industry soiree to be
held at the plush Carbon Nightclub.
The Nightlife Awards [TNA], originally dubbed the Jack Daniels Nightlife Awards is the official awards scheme that rewards excellence in the burgeoning nightlife industry in the country; and after a two successful edition; expectations are unsurprisingly high for this year’s edition.
Last year’s awards honored the likes of Bola Ray, DBlack, DJ Vyrusky, Live Fm, TWIST Nightclub and a host of others with awards spanning 15 public voting and non-voting categories.
This year’s is already gearing up to be bigger and more impactful with a broader scope and the addition of new categories covering every sphere of the Nightlife business in Ghana.
The launch event is an exclusive affair with entry based on Invitation only.
The NIGHTLIFE AWARDS is powered by marketing agency, THE BLACKTRACE GROUP.
Matthew Mensah To Speak At 2019 Breaking Down Borders Africa Youth Summit.
Multiple award-winning Ghanaian philanthropist, PR Strategist and business man, Matthew Mensah has been invited as a speaker for the 3rd edition of the Breaking Down Borders Africa Youth Summit which will be hosted in Johannesburg.
As the founder of Health PR, Ambassador of Tourism Ghana and GQ’S Best dressed Man in Africa, Matthew will join other speakers from across Africa for the pan-African annual conference for youth leaders from across the continent which will be hosted from 23 – 24 May 2019.
The Summit, hosted under the theme ‘Reclaim Africa’ – is described by organisers as a call to action for young people to work towards an Africa they desire to be a part of. The three day gathering will encourage youth participation in governance, social change and the economy through topics that impart knowledge, engage thought and inspire action. Delegates of the Summit range from young leaders from diverse backgrounds such as media, politics, academia and business – with the aim of driving inter-country relations and collaborations.
“Since its inception two years ago the Breaking Down Borders Africa Youth summit has hosted over 200 young leaders representing 18 African countries. This has created a web of collaborations and partnerships across various sectors, movements and communities. As a platform the summit presents an opportunity for young people to connect, learn and create in concert around pertinent areas of leadership, development and how we can right the future of the kind of Africa we want to exist in.” says Founder Paul Modjadji.
The organisers announced in March that this year’s Summit would be the last one to be hosted in South Africa. This would mean that the next Summit, to be hosted in 2020, would be hosted in another African country. The Summit, which not only brings young people together, also celebrates Africa day and month – by engaging in conversations which are led by and serve young people.
The Breaking Down Borders Africa Initiative is a multi-platform initiative that includes education, empowerment drives as well as the conference. Founded by The Leaders Who Dare To Dream Foundation and led by a collective of youth social entrepreneurs, the initiative undertakes efforts to connect African youth through dialogue and conferencing, workshops and arts programmes. Through various partnerships with global NGO’s, government and the private sector, the Conference has driven robust conversation, given a platform for youth thought leadership and the building of networks among African youth in social and commercial entrepreneurship.
Source: Avance Media
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