Canadian Ambassador Visits PMAN Music House, Discuss Afrobeat Awards, Nollywood

Canadian Ambassador Visits PMAN Music House, Discuss Afrobeat Awards, Nollywood

15th June 2024, NewsOrient
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The National President of the Performing Musicians Employers’ Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Mr. Pretty Okafor, on Friday, June 14th welcomed the Canadian Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency James Christoff, and his delegation to the prestigious PMAN Music House, tucked in Chevy View Estate, Lekki, Lagos.

The delegation included Senior Trade Commissioner Dindembolo-Zaya Kuyena, Trade Commissioner Temitayo Dada, and Mr. Mykel Parish, the owner of Nollywood Travel Film Festival, along with his team.

Other notable attendees were Christopher Ozoemena, Calista Okonronkwo, Oluwafemi Olamilekan Sodimu (DJ Boombastic), and Akinpelu Gboyega Sotunde (Alias: Kriskros).

The central topic of discussion at the meeting was the highly anticipated Afrobeats and Nollywood Awards, co-founded by Mykel Parish and Pretty Okafor.

The Afrobeats and Nollywood Awards are envisioned as a grand platform designed to celebrate and honor the exceptional excellence and boundless creativity within the Afrobeats music and Nollywood film industries.

These awards are poised to recognize and reward the outstanding achievements of artists, actors, directors, producers, and other creative individuals who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of these dynamic and influential industries.

Canada has been selected as the distinguished host country for this landmark event.

The awards ceremony will be a grand celebration of African music and Nollywood films, bringing together a diverse and illustrious gathering of music artists, filmmakers, industry professionals, and enthusiastic fans.

This occasion will not only honor but also showcase the very best of African talent on an international stage.

Mr. Pretty Okafor expressed his profound excitement and optimism about the awards, stating, “This event will undoubtedly serve as a beacon of African creativity and excellence, highlighting the incredible contributions of our artists and filmmakers to the global entertainment landscape.”

The Afrobeats and Nollywood Awards are expected to be a significant milestone, fostering greater appreciation and recognition of African culture worldwide. It promises to be a night of glitz, glamour, and heartfelt tributes to the trailblazers and innovators who continue to push the boundaries of artistic expression.

~ NewsOrient