As part of the build up of events to the All Africa Music Awards in November, organisers of the awards will be holding a concert to communicate the vision and ideals of AFRIMA to the vibrant youth generation in Nigeria, on October 15, 2014 at the Indoor Sport Hall of the University of Lagos.
Gbenga Adeyinka, a foremost Compere will anchor the event.
The concert tagged, “Road to AFRIMA” will feature some of Nigeria’s best artistes and AFRIMA Awards’ nominees such as Skales, Naeto C, Jaywon, Niyola, Zeez, Dammy Krane, Saeon, Joel, Eedris Abdulkareem, Seriki, Tony One Week and many others.
The headline act of the concert is Nigeria’s celebrated afro-pop singer, 2face Idibia, who is superbly excited to be in the music train and associated with the objectives of AFRIMA of pursuing an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa through the instrumentality of music.
Vote-Not-Fight-Campaign will also be launched at the event. The campaign shares the same vision of eradicating negative reports about the continent and promoting Africa through music.
Mike Dada, Executive Producer, AFRIMA, acknowledged the artistes who have shown passion and commitment in supporting AFRIMA events with their talents and professional services for the benefits of the image and perception of Africa. “Surely, Africa will rise,’’ he said.
However, voting continues in the 32 categories of the award till November 4, 2014. The main award ceremony comes up on Sunday, November 9 in Lagos, Nigeria.
The AFRIMA Music Village from November 4 – 7, a four-day festival of non-stop music and exhibition from African countries and performances by African artistes will precede the award ceremony.
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