MayDay Entertainment in collaboration with Salt Media GH have launched the maiden edition of Peace Restoration Watch Night Ahead of the December 7 polls. The live worship all night service will be held at the Asante Akyem Agogo Main Lorry Station on Friday 27 November 2020.
The event is multi—denominatioal gathering of believers to engage in a night of endless prayer, live worship and intercession for Ghana as the country goes into its general election on December 7; so that there will be peace in Ghana before, during and after the polls.
Speaking to reporters in a special virtual announcement interview, Kelly Nii Lartey Mensah, an associate of MayDay Entertaiment (and aide to the CEO of Salt Media GH, Ohene Kwame Frimpong) explained that, the Watch Night is essential in reinforcing the peace message into the hearts of citizens, so that, together we can safeguard and protect democracy and rule of law according to God’s will.
“We are worshiping and calling on God to smite and wash away any violence causing agents and safeguard our territory in the realms.”
The Peace Restoration Watch Night is blessed to have amazing, award-winning gospel performers, who will charge the atmosphere as listeners join from across the globe through Salt 95.9 FM on TuneIn and on Facebook Live to worship with Ghanaians — to pray and intercede for the country. Ceccy Twum, Queen Debby, Black Lace Band, Richard Mensah MP Nation, Jackson Quaye and of course Nacee Obaapa Christy are leading various sessions of the Watch Night.
The Watch Night is a concept by MayDay Entertaiment in partnership with Salt Media GH, a Ghanaian owned media empire that owns and operates Salt 95.9 FM in Asante Akyem Agogo, Saltfmonline.com and Salt TV.
Ghana goes into an election on December 7 2020 to elect its parliamentarians and head of state.
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Disk Jockeys Equipped With Industry Insight And Work Ethics At Ghana DJ Clinic
Presented by Ghana DJ awards, the free Ghana DJ Clinic was great for Disc Jockeys, Music Producers, Sound Engineers, and those interested in the creative arts business who wanted to cram as much learning as possible into a single day. Hosted on November 20, 2020 at the Accra Tourist Information Centre, the seminar and workshop gave participants an overview of essential DJ skills including drop mixing, beat-matching and back-to-back mixing and brand positioning.
Sessions were facilated by professional DJs and other resource personalities, including Reverend Azigiza Junior, Rab Bakari, Mark Okraku Mantey, DJ Vyrusky, Kobby Nkrumah, Alexander Luterodt, Eric Tsiri, Frank Owusu, DJ Que, DJ Mpesempese, Hubert Kofi Anti, Frank Kwakye, etc.
Without being worried about getting lost in the technicality of the whole lessons – the workshop was suitable for even absolute beginners. For them, the first stage was to demystify the equipment and how to gain a rudimentary understanding of how the turntables and mixer work and how to put them to good use. More experienced participants enjoyed the chance to learn new skills, use professional equipment and to find out more about DJ-ing in Ghana.
Other significant topics discussed included, The brand talk: How to stand out as a DJ by marketing yourself, Social Listening: How to Identify Potential Clients on Social Media and how to attract sponsorship, Your social media page: The dos and don’ts, Building your confidence as a DJ (Using microphone at events) and How to network, After the big gigs: Life and finances after active DJing, The basics of scratching. Understanding the transition in technologies driving the Disc Jockeying Business, How to create remixes or make music etc.
At the end of the workshop, the instructors also offered great tips on the best nightlife and the country’s vibrant music scene and music venues.
“The concept, ‘the clinic’ was good. I think Merqury should do this often… it should happen every year as part of his great line up of annual event”, The Chairman of the Ghana Creative Arts Council and Programme’s Manager of Multimedia’s Hitz FM Mark Okraku Mantey lauded Merqury Quaye on live radio – Hitz 103.9 FM for putting up this great initiative.
The Ghana DJ Clinic served as a build up to the 8th edition of the Ghana DJ Awards. Annually celebrated as the biggest night in African DJ culture, the award show was hosted by Andy Dosty at the Silver Tower in Accra. Entertainment’s biggest names showed up and showed out delivering jaw-dropping sets from the likes of Shatta Wale, Kuami Eugene, DJ Snacky, DJ Wobete, and Bosom Pyong.
YouTube Celebrates African Creators And StoryTellers
The first-ever African Creators and Creativity celebration was recently held virtually in Nigeria by YouTube Africa to engage, educate, and inspire African creators to grow on their platform. Through knowledge and building sessions from YouTube experts, upcoming creators were supposed to learn from the best from Africa in order to impact others and put a spotlight on the African content.
Selected creators across Africa were given the chance to talk about the rich culture from the continent and what their channel was all about. Common misconceptions about Africa was addressed and how the narrative can be changed by creators using YouTube.
Creators whose channels have crossed a 100,000 milestone subscribers received Play Button awards and this was to push other creators to also achieve same.
“We will continue to support African creatives. We will continue to use our platform to inform, educate and inspire. We know it has been a tough year with the pandemic and all but YouTube is here for the creatives” Cecil Frot- Contaz, Head of YouTube EMEA in her submission said.
Creators from Africa selected for the event included Ghana’s own Ameyaw Debrah, MarkAngel and Lily Pope from Nigeria, Sharon Mundia from Kenya, amongst others.
Fireboy DML, Sho Madjozi, Niniola, Reekado Banks, and Sauti Sol overwhelmed virtual audience with their live band performances. Ikorodu Boys also did not disappoint with their dope dance performance.
Biqo, DarkoVibes, Others Win Big At ‘Y Rated Awards’
YFM, one of Ghana’s urban youth entertainment channel, in marking their 12th anniversary held the second edition of Y-Rated awards. This award show seeks to acknowledge Ghanaian artists who have greatly contributed to Ghana’s music industry with their hit songs and jams.
Adina, J. Derobie, Sentini, Khalifina, Skillz 8Figure, Jay Nice, Gyakie, and Darko Vibes graced the stage with dope performances that lightened up the event. Last year’s awards show had 11 categories but this year’s had 12 to mark Y FMs 12th anniversary.
The event in collaboration with 4Syte TV was held at the prestigious 4Syte mansion and was hosted by
During the event, Biqo, DarkoVibes and Kofi Karikari won awards for the best rated highlife song, best rated afropop song and best rated gospel song respectively. Other winners of the awards show are Stonebwoy, KingPromise, R2Bees, Bosom P-Yung, amongst others.
Eddy Blay, Programmes Manager of YFM urged listeners to stay tuned to YFM as the station will be giving more exciting and quality entertainment content to keep raising the yet unbeatable standard of the station and to keep the young and young at heart yearning for more.
Guinness Ghana Opens House Of Johnnie Walker In Accra
As part of Guinness Ghana’s ambition to make the favourite Johnnie Walker Whisky available to all consumers and retail dealers the first House of Walker has been opened in Accra
The facility will be used by customers of Guinness and consumers of the Scotch whisky to learn more about the product and its qualities.
This initiative forms part of the 200 years celebration of Johnnie Walker since its introduction into the market.
Marketing Manager in charge of Spirits Category at Guinness Ghana Lebogang Mohale explained that his outfit will use the iconic Johnnie Walker brand to showcase Ghana to the world.
“Visitors can pop into the store to learn more about Johnnie Walker and purchase Johnnie Walker limited edition icons and gift packs for those who walk with them. There are also guided tours around House of Johnnie Walker, ranging from the incredibly interactive flavour academy and heritage room to Bar 200 where consumers can enjoy Johnnie Walker and our new range of single malts,” she said.
House of Walker Accra is open to the public free of charge from December 1st till the end of the month. It is also open to corporate and group bookings. It promises to be the most memorable way to end the year 2020.
source : glitzafrica.com
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