Funke Akindele and AY To Host 7th NEA + Full Event Schedule

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The Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) is proud to announce the hosts of this year’s award show scheduled for Sunday, September 2, 2012, here in New York City.

With less than two months to go, the countdown to the 2012 NEA Awards has officially begun and the excitement and anticipation towards this huge annual event, now in its 7th year, is picking up momentum daily. The organizers of the NEA are pleased to announce that the hosts for this year’s award show are none other than the brilliant Nollywood actress, and queen of Nollywood comedy, Funke Akindele-Oloyede aka Jenifa, alongside one of the best Nigerian comedians, and TV host extrordinare AY The Comedian. This A-game duo will be entertaining and thrilling the audience from curtain up to curtain down at the awards.

Fri, Aug 31, 2012:
Get ready for the NEA Music on the Catwalk show presented by Arik Air and supported by Iman Entertainment.
Fashion meets Music as NEA displays Africa’s budding Fashion designers, a Pre NY Fashion week event.
Hosted by Cool FM OAP Freeze
Venue: Dimenna Center for Classical Music
Time: 7pm (after party, 11pm till)

Sat, Sept 1, 2012 (Day/Night Event):
NEA Nollywood Film Festival Presented by Iroko Partners
Nollywood meets Hollywood
Come see your favorite African Actors/Actresses/Producers/Directors
Time: 12noon
Julius ‘de genius’ Agwu presents Crack Ya Ribs New York Edition
Red Carpet | Comedy | Music
Venue: Symphony Space Sharp Theater, NYC.
Time: 7pm (after party, 11pm till)

The biggest of the biggest baddest event will be on
Sun, Sept 2nd, 2012:
7th Annual NEA Awards
Supported by Iman Entertainment and Arik Air
A celebration of the biggest names in African Entertainment!



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