The coordinators of the 2015 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) have revealed that the registration for participation in the event has been extended to Friday, July 31, 2015.
The current shift was as a result of an appeal from stakeholders in the African music industry during the stakeholders’ conference in held in Morocco on Thursday, July 23 at the Sofitel Hotel, Casablanca.
In his address, AFRIMA President, Mike Dada, revealed details of the awards programme of activities in 2015, and announced the new entry submission deadline of Friday, July 31 2015 as approved by the International Committee of AFRIMA.
“The entry submission was between May 18 and July 20; however, this has been extended after we received overwhelming requests from music professionals across Africa.
The International Committee has set Friday, July 31 for the closing date of submission. We hope the artistes and journalists will take advantage of this extension to be a part of the awards this year,” he stated
The event is slated for Saturday, November 15, 2015 in Lagos.
Prior to the date slated for the event, there would be a two-day AFRIMA Music Village from November 13 -14 and the Africa Music Summit on November 14 in Nigeria.
The Morocco Stakeholders Conference was attended by members of the Moroccan media, music industry practitioners, corporate sector executives and addressed by the representatives of the International Committee of AFRIMA namely: AFRIMA President/Executive Producer, Mr. Mike Dada; Head of Culture Department, African Union Commission (AUC), Ms. Angela Martins; Chairman, AFRIMA International Media Committee, Mr. Steve Ayorinde; Member, AFRIMA Sponsorship and Brand Communications Committee, Mr. Jire Anifalaja and AFRIMA Project Director, Ms. Adenrele Niyi.