Senegal To Host 8th AFRIMA
The International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Republic of Senegal have unveiled plans for the eighth edition of AFRIMA.
Chinonso Ihekire, Communications Manager, AFRIMA, said in this a statement on Sunday in Lagos.
Ihekire said that the eighth AFRIMA would hold from Jan.12 to 15, 2023, in Senegal.
“The government of Senegal has accepted and undertaken to host the eighth edition of AFRIMA.
“The awards ceremony will now be held from Jan. 12 to 15, 2023, in Dakar, Senegal; shifting the previous date up by four weeks as jointly announced by the International Committee of AFRIMA, the AUC and the Republic of Senegal.
“This also means that the voting deadline for the nominees will now be shifted till Jan. 13, 2023, at 23.00 (CAT).
“This will be the first time the main awards ceremony will be held in a francophone country after past editions,” he said.
Angela Martins, Head Culture Division, Social Affairs AUC, said that the African Union was excited to have the awards hold in a francophone region.