All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), will on Friday June 28, 2019 hold its music and culture stakeholders conference in Douala, Cameroon.
During the conference, details of the 6th AFRIMA entry submission process and other programmes for the annual continental awards to effectively engage music talents and content creators.
The 6th AFRIMA entry submissions closes on Friday August 2, 2019 and is open for entries to artistes, songwriters, video directors, producers, dancers/choreographers, DJs and un-recorded artistes of African origin living on the continent and diaspora.
The Conference will also focus on AFRIMA 2019 build-up events which include Turn Up Africa Music Concert & Conference, the adjudication process, the nominees’ announcement, public voting as well as the Main Awards Ceremony events such as the Africa Music Business Summit; the AFRIMA Music Village, and the Awards Night which comes up in November.
Expected to attend the event will be music professionals, creative experts, cultural industry practitioners, recording artistes, record labels, and media practitioners in Cameroon and neighbouring countries.
Some past AFRIMA winners and nominees from Cameroon are Stanley Enow (2015 winner, Best Male Artiste in Central Africa, and 2016 winner, Best Artiste in African Hip Hop) and Charlotte Dipanda (2015 winner, Album of the Year, Best Artiste in African Contemporary.
In partnership with the African Union (AU), the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, is a music and cultural initiative developed to celebrate, reward and showcase the rich musical heritage of Africa.