Africa Magic Fetes Stars in Enugu; Celebrates Launch of ?Igbo Channel
Africa Magic, the continent’s leading provider of world class African entertainment, recently hosted a star studded event in Enugu to celebrate the new Africa Magic Igbo channel.
?Hosted by ace comedian and Nollywood actor, Okey Bakassi, the glamorous event which held at The Dome had in attendance leading players from the Nigerian film and television industry including many who were instrumental to the industry’s founding with early Igbo language content. Veteran entertainers like Chief Peter Edochie, Onyeka Owenu, Bob-Manuel Udokwu, Eucharia Anunobi, Kenneth Okonkwo, Clem Ohameze and Francis Duru were present at the event which featured colourful displays of the Igbo culture.
Chief Pete Edochie, who ?opened the event with the traditional, symbolic breaking of kolanut, hailed Africa Magic for their tenacity in making sure the Africa Magic Igbo ?dream came to reality. Mr. Edochie, who spoke entirely in Igbo, was assisted by Kenneth Okonkwo in the opening prayers and urged Igbo filmmakers to take advantage of the new channel to produce rich and enduring Igbo content.
The star studded event featured elegant performances by an Igbo traditional troupe and stellar performances from artistes including Chidinma, Phyno, and Flavour, who closed the event with a medley of his hit songs. A highlight of the evening was when the elegant stallion joined Chidinma on stage in a spontaneous, unforgettable performance.
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