By Benjamin Njoku
Lagos, Africa’s entertainment hub, will reverbrate tomorrow, as this year’s edition of the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, AMVCAs holds amid fanfare at the Convention Centre of Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos.
Already, the city is bubbling with life as celebrities from across the continent arrive in droves ahead of tomorrow’s event. With the voting period officially closed, the organisers are working round the clock to make the show an experience of a lifetime. Apart from the glitz and glamour of Africa’s biggest stars converging in Lagos, the AMVCA is coveted by all actors and film practitioners. The event will be broadcast live on all Africa Magic channels on DStv and GOtv from 4pm West African Time, WAT.
The AMVCA, which debuted in 2013, is the biggest celebration of film and television talent across Africa. Now in its sixth edition, the show promises to be even bigger with top contenders from across the continent vying for honors in the voting and non-voting categories.
Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, Channel Director, Africa Magic said: “We are delighted to once again celebrate outstanding achievements in the African film and television industry on the platform of the AMVCAs. As always, we promise a night filled with exciting and stellar performances led by some Africa’s biggest names in the music industry. Our viewers at home will not miss a moment of the event, as they can tune in to all Africa Magic channels on Saturday, September 1, to see who wins the coveted AMVCA titles.”
The awards will once again be co-hosted by South African media sweetheart, Minnie Dlamini-Jones, and Nigerian on-air-personality, IK Osakioduwa. For two years, the lovely duo has thrilled guests and viewers as hosts of the AMVCAs with their brilliant synergy, charm and infectious wit.