24.10.2013 Film/TV Workshop

Celebrations Begin For Nollywood At 20

By Iyabo
Celebrations Begin For Nollywood At 20
24.10.2013 LISTEN

All is set for the historic celebration of Nollywood at 20 which is to commences on Saturday, November 2, with a grand opening event tagged, “Nollywood Celebrity Glam Night” at the magnificent Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos.

The world-class event will have in attendance the crème de la creme of the Nigerian political, business, diplomatic, arts and culture elites as well as Nigerian and international motion-picture industry stakeholders.

The event seeks to build on the game-changing contributions of key stakeholders to the meteoric rise of Nollywood, including President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State and other personality brand icons that have made Nollywood the most sought-after export brand that it is today across Africa, the Caribbeans, Europe and parts of America.

Also, some other features of the celebrations include a charity novelty football match, special master class sessions for practitioners, coaching clinics for Nigerian youth and upcoming motion picture practitioners, special charity-support activities, an anniversary Jumat service as well as a thanks-giving service at the Rock Cathedral, Lekki, Lagos.

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