As preparations for the 2016 edition of the forthcoming All Africa Music Awards AFRIMA 3.0 intensifies, organisers of the music awards have named the trio of Ahmed Soultan (Morocco); Ms Bonang Matheba (South Africa); and Ika Jang (Congo) as hosts for the awards ceremony proper.
The hosts, drawn from the three majorly spoken languages in Africa— English, French and Arabic were announced by the African Union and the International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards.
Also unveiled were the Red Carpet hosts such as Denola Grey, Denrele Edun, Hauwa AllahBura; and Pam Happi.
Activities for this year’s edition will be preceded by AFRIMA Music Village on Friday November, 4, featuring a non-stop music concert with over 40 African artistes performing live at the Waterfront, Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria.
There will be a guided tour for nominees and other invited guests of Eko Atlantic City, popularly called the Eighth Wonder of the World. Other tourist’s sites to visit include the Freedom Park, Broad Street, which houses relics of the slave trade and Nigeria’s struggles for Independence.
Nominees will also acquaint themselves with the traditional custodian of Lagos with a scheduled visit to the Palace of the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, which is located in Central Lagos, known as Iga Iduganran.
By Ahmed Boulor…
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