5TH AFRIMA: YVONNE CHAKA CHAKA, BOBI WINE, BOLA RAY, KEKE OGUNGBE, OBOUR, DJ VAN, OTHERS TO SPEAK AT AFRICA MUSIC BUSINESS SUMMIT (AMBS) IN GHANA
Renowned South African music superstar, Yvonne Chaka Chaka; Ugandan music
activist and parliamentarian, Bobi Wine; Internationally acclaimed video
and audio disk jockey, DJ Van; Nigerian music executive, Kenny Ogungbe;
Ghanaian entertainment and media owner, Bola Ray; and President of the
Musicians Union of Ghana, MUSIGA, Bice Osei Kuffour also known as Obour,
will be joined by other well-known African and international music
Intellects, professionals and enthusiasts for discussions and networking
during the 2018 Africa Music Business Summit, AMBS, one of the activities
lined up for the 5th All Africa Music Awards (5th AFRIMA-Ghana 2018)
scheduled for Thursday, November 22 at the Ballroom, Kempinski Hotel, Gold
Coast City, Accra, Ghana.
Holding under the theme: “African Music in a Global Village: Leveraging
the Opportunities”, AMBS is a platform for business networking and
interaction among music professionals, music executives, government
officials and other stakeholders in the music, arts, entertainment, and
financial sectors of Africa. It creates an engaging environment for
discussions on how the potentials present in the continent’s music
industry can be fully harnessed for socio-economic gains.
The 5th AFRIMA Summit will be opened with welcome address by Her
Excellency, the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Ghana, Honourable
Catherine Afeku, representative of the government of Republic of Ghana,
the Official Host Country of the 5th AFRIMA-Ghana. It will also feature a
keynote address from the Commissioner of Social Affairs, African Union
Commission, Her Excellency, Mrs. Amira Elfadil.
Attending the summit will be stakeholders in the Arts, Culture and
entertainment sectors including; music artiste/songwriters, music
producers, record label owners, owners of publishing/entertainment
companies, associations of music professional, policymakers in the art and
culture sector, lawyers, journalist, students and many more.
Meanwhile, music lovers across the continent and diaspora are in
anticipation towards the 5th AFRIMA-GHANA 2018, the awards ceremony will
have the Ghanaian-born American actor and comedian, Michael Blackson,
South Africa’s talented TV personality, Pearl Thusi, and Ghana’s
award-winning multilingual media personality, Anita Erskine host the
star-studded world-class music event.