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Zylofon Media To Host Ghana Film Industry Awards.

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Management of Zylofon Media Company Limited, lead by Nana Appiah Mensah has announced the maiden edition of the Zylofon Ghana Film Industry Awards to be grateful to industry players who have championed the course in promoting Ghanaian movie.

In order to appreciate the Ghana Film Industry and film lovers with something worth investing precious time and resources in, Zylofon Media Company Limited is on the verge of hosting this awards ceremony to honour individuals who kept the movie industry alive.

The Zylofon Ghana Film Industry Awards has an objective of appealing to the international film community to re-examine and exhibit the undiluted Ghanaian culture through films, to boost the rate of tourism high and make the economic situations moderate for all.

The Zylofon Ghana Film Industry Awards will be adjudged by a remote Jury Academy featuring prestigious members of the Ghanaian Film and Creative Arts Industry and the public, with the aim to give fair judgment and honor to the most deserving industry players who have been featured in films within the year under review.

Honorary awards will be given to selected individuals who have contributed to what and where the Ghana film Industry is today. Hence selected categories will be named after these honored individuals and will be captured in subsequent years as an award category.

The event is in collaboration with Ghana Actors Guild(GAG), Film Crew Association of Ghana(FICAG),Film Producers Association of Ghana(FIPAG),Arts and Tourism Writers Association of Ghana(ATWAG),Creative Arts Directors Association of Ghana(CADAG), Ghana Academy of Film and Television Art(GAFTA) and is powered by Zylofon View a subsidiary of Zylofon Media Co. Ltd.

Entries are now open and ends on the 31st January. Patrons willing to participate in this event can access the nomination forms via https://zylofonview.com/articles/read/forms_1.html

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Stonebwoy’s energetic performance thrills Kenyans at Tomorrow Leaders Festival

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Kenyan music lovers braved a long, cold and rainy night just to see their favourite musicians perform at the much-anticipated Tomorrow Leaders Festival.

The event which was held at the Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi on Saturday (08.09.19) went on well into the dawn of Sunday.

The much anticipated Tomorrow Leaders Festival was organized by the Grammy Award-winning Royal Reggae family from Jamaica Morgan Heritage and the line up boasted of some of the biggest names in the music industry.

These included Ghana’s dancehall superstar Stonebwoy, Nigeria’s Yemi Alade, Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz, Cameroon’s Stanley Enow, Ethiopia’s Rophnan, Hawaii’s J Boog, Jamaica’s Alaine as well as Jemere Morgan.

Despite these misses at the event as a result of the heavy rains, the show was salvaged as Ghanaian based BET Award-winning artisteStonebwoy delivered an energetic performance. Stonebwoy treated audience at the event to a miscellany of popular songs of his.

Talking to Murugi Gichovi a reporter for Capital FM Kenya, he told hello-gh.com that Stonebwoy’s performance was one of a kind and it saved the night.

World acclaimed Morgan Heritage came through in a major way and took the concert to a whole other level, brothers Gramps, Mojo and Peetah alongside their band thrilled the revelers with tunes like ‘Don’t Haffi Dread’, ‘Tell me how come’ and ‘Pay Attention’.

The group called up Jemere Morgan to sing his hit track ‘International Love and perform the perfect duet of his jam ‘Try Jah Love’ alongside his father Gramps Morgan. Hawaiian J Boog famed for his song ‘Let’s Do It Again’ joined the Reggae family on stage for a brief performance.

The Tomorrow Leaders Festival is a one of a kind music festival that was created by Morgan Heritage and has been dubbed as a movement to save a generation.

Source: Jullie Jay-Kanz

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Kojo Manuel Proves He Is The Best at Ghana Meets Naija 2019

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The 2019 edition of Ghana Meets Naija definitely got the “Manny Yo effect” with Kojo Manuel on the microphone. As the official Hype MC for the event, Kojo Manuel was really the most hyped up figure on stage on the night.His movement and rhythm was amazing as he grooved with the music and the crowd. If one thing stood out the most every time he came on stage, it was his energy! And even more commendable his command over speech and interaction  with the crowd as he liaised with DJ Vyrusky to give the crowd total bliss!

With Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale being amiss on the bill and their new found unity in the trends, Kojo Manuel capitalized on this and engaged DJ Vyrusky and the crowd with back to back jams of music from the two artistes with set the auditorium on fire.His influence on stage was felt so much that the crowd literally missed his presence whenever he left and when he returned, everyone knew what was about to happen and guess what, they were ready!It is quite usual that a Hype MC would be the main highlight of such a huge show but one cannot overemphasize the Manny Yo effect that night, ably supported by DJ Vyrusky.There is no denying Kojo Manuel is Ghana’s best!

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Adina gets massive reception at ‘Sekifest’ Pacific Ocean Tour.

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Ghanaian singer, Adina Thembi Ndamse has been raising the flag of Ghana high in a tour at the Pacific Oceans.

This is a media, fan interaction, and performance tour meant to give Adina visibility in that part of the world.

In an exclusive interview with her manager Kwame Farkye, he told citinewsroom.com that the tour came about because “we realised she has a massive fan base across the South Pacific, from analytics of downloads and streams in our online shops and social media posts.”

He explained that in the wake of this, they formed a sort of partnership with a promotional company based in Australia who also have an event called Sekifest – which is what they used as the platform for the tour.

The tour which started in April is in two parts; the second of which will be held later this year. The second part of the concert will take place at at Fiji Hawaii in New Zealand and a few other places as Part 2 of the South Pacific tour.

So far she has performed at six concerts at Samoa, Rarotonga (Cook Islands), Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

From videos and photos shared on her social media pages, Adina has had great reception with school children singing her song ‘Killing Me Softly.’

Adina is a Ghanaian-South African singer, songwriter, actress and a model.

She was the winner of music reality show Stars of the Future in 2008. Her eighth music single titled “Too Late” won her two awards – Record of the Year and Best Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards in Ghana.

She also won Best Female Vocal Performance award at the 2018 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.

Some of her songs are ‘Too Late,’ ‘Killing Me Softly’, ‘On My Way’ and ‘Makoma.’

Source: citinewsroom

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Kojo Manuel, DJ Vyrusky & DJ Aroma for Ghana Meets Naija

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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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