Ghana and Nigerian entertainment celebrities are set to battle in a real war of the stars for the first time as organisers are set to unveil nominees for the maiden edition of Ghana-Naija ShowbiZAwards.
Nominees from the entertainment industries in both countries will slug it out in different categories to be announced at a classy House Party in Accra on Saturday, March 18, 2017.
The gig, which also marks the official launch of the awards holds at Paparazi Lounge, East Legon Accra and will kick off with a Gold Carpet session for celebrities at 8pm. The party will trend live across all social media platforms.
The Ghana-Nigeria Showbiz Award, according to organisers, is basically set out to build a strong bridge to link the vast opportunities that lie in the collaboration between entertainment industries in Nigeria and Ghana. The two countries form the biggest collaboration in terms of Entertainment in the Africa.
According to Tope Aileru, CEO of Blue Synergy Media, organisers of Ghana-Naija Showbiz Awards, the project is to further cement the existing relationship between the entertainment practitioners in the 2 countries, and such bolstering the move to make this part of West Africa the entertainment hub of Africa.
The award is to identify, recognize and honour practitioners and players in the entertainment sectors in the two countries who have done exceptionally well, with a view to encouraging them to do more to make the industry bigger.
The event is tagged “Celebrating Africa’s Biggest Entertainment Collaboration”.
The grand finale, which will see stars from Ghana joining their colleagues in Nigeria coming together on one night, holds in Lagos on May 14, 2016.