AFRIMA postponed to 2023 – News365.co.zaNovember 9, 2022
The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) announce a new date for the prestigious event which was previously scheduled to hold in December 2022.
The eighth AFRIMA would hold from Jan.12 to 15, 2023, in Senegal. The awards ceremony will now be held from Jan. 12 to 15, 2023, in Dakar, Senegal; shifting the previous date up by four weeks as jointly announced by the International Committee of AFRIMA, the AUC and the Republic of Senegal,” says Chinonso Ihekire, Communications Manager, AFRIMA.
“This also means that the voting deadline for the nominees will now be shifted till Jan. 13, 2023, at 23.00 (CAT).” This will be the first time the main awards ceremony will be held in a francophone country after past editions,” he said.
Angela Martins, Head Culture Division, Social Affairs AUC, said that the African Union was excited to have the awards hold in a francophone region. The AUC has been a strong partner and collaborator of the prestigious awards since its first edition in 2014.
“AFRIMA has grown to become the only continental platform that aims to promote and disseminate musical works and immeasurable talent of African Musicians from both young and old generations.
“This prestigious platform gives expression and supports the implementation of the AU policy instruments in the creative economy including the AU Plan of Action on cultural and creative industries. Zakes Bantwini scored four nominations and he’s elated about it.
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