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AFRIMA 2017 Calendar unveiling: African music stars confirm attendance

An impressive array of African music stars have confirmed attendance at the 2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) Calendar unveiling event scheduled to hold in partnership with the African Union Commission and the ONE Campaign on Tuesday, May 2, at The Maslow Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Confirmed music stars who will be joining members of the International Committee of AFRIMA, AU officials and ONE executives at the event include Jimmy Dludlu, (Winner, AFRIMA 2016 Best Jazz); Mi Casa (AFRIMA 2016 Nominee); Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Winner, AFRIMA 2015 Legend Award); Busiswa (Winner, AFRIMA 2015 Best Female Artiste, Southern Africa); The Soil (AFRIMA 2015 Nominee); Heavy K (Winner, AFRIMA 2014 Best Male Artiste, Southern Africa); Cindy Munyavi (Winner, AFRIMA 2014 Best Female Artiste, Southern Africa) and Fungisia (AFRIMA 2014 Nominee), among others.
Other dignitaries expected at the event are Head of Culture Division, African Union, Ms. Angela Martins; members of the International Committee of AFRIMA represented by: President and Executive Producer AFRIMA, Mr. Mike Dada; Director, Brand Communication, Ms. Matlou Tsotetsi, Regional Director, Central Africa, Mr. Ernest Ewane; Member, AFRIMA Jury, Mr. Chris Syren and Associate Producer, Adenrele Niyi, including representatives of ONE Campaign led by Executive Director (interim), ONE in Africa, Ms. Nachilala Nkombi.

The music, media and entertainment sectors of Southern Africa will also have a strong representation with the presence of Managing Director, Vth Season, Mr. Raphael Benza; Director, Vth Season, Ms. Ninel Musson; Founder Native Rhythms Productions, Dr. Sipho Sithole; CEO, Planet TV, South Africa, Ms.Mabel Mabaso, and MD, Content Connect Africa, Mr. Munya Chanesta amongst many others.

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