Happening this weekend in Lagos is The 2018 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, AMVCA, these are four things every lover of the African movie industry should watch out for.
The preparation towards the awards ceremony is high and here are some of the things to be expected at the awards show.
From Cobhams to Falz and Adekunle Gold, there are so many movie stars and music stars to make the day a worthy celebration.
1. Songwriter and producer, Cobhams Asuquo, rapper and songwriter, Falz and highlife singer, Adekunle Gold.
Music producer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo who recently released the video to his hit single, ‘One Hit’, will captivate audiences with his powerful vocals while versatile rapper, Falz TheBahdGuy will bring his signature sound and high energy on stage performing some of his most loved songs.
Meanwhile, alternative singer-songwriter, Adekunle Gold, who is still fresh off his sophomore album, ‘About 30’ will also perform alongside his band, The 70 Element.
2. The night promises an exciting and diverse line-up of stellar performances as viewers will also get to see live on stage the SEKI traditional dance troupe. The dance drama group are heavily influenced by traces of American tap dance which originate from five different masquerade groups of the lower Niger Delta area of Nigeria.
3. On the opposite end of the spectrum, will be a classical performance by the award-winning Nigerian soprano, Omo Bello.
4. A special performance by singer and Big Brother Naija 2017 alumni, Bisola Aiyeola.
Earlier in August 2018, Multichoice announced the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture as one of the partners for the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards 2018.
The partnership is coming five years after the awards ceremony began in Lagos, Nigeria.
Confirming the partnership, the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode said the partnership is as a result of his administration’s keen interest in promoting arts, culture and tourism.
The governor also said his administration is pleased to be associated with this major awards initiative that creates a unique platform for both the creators of content for motion pictures to be celebrated.
Lighting up the stage at the sixth edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) on Saturday, 1 September are some of Nigeria’s biggest and award-winning musicians including
The AMVCAs which is the biggest celebration of African film and TV talent will be broadcast live on all Africa Magic channels on DStv and GOtv.