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Creative Industry Awards Announces Finalists, Holds February 23

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All is now set for the second edition of the Creative Industry Awards scheduled to hold on February 23, the British Council Gardens, between 6 and 9pm. It promises to be an evening of great inspiration as deserving entrepreneurs in the creative industry will be recognized.

The Awards, organized by the Creative Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria rewards Initiative, Talent, Creativity and Entrepreneurship across the creative industries, recognizing the central role they play in the development of a competitive and sustainable creative economy. This Award has ‘11’ categories including the overall winner that will be declared the Creative Entrepreneur of the year 2012.

Categories and Finalists below:

Visual Arts: TY Bello, Kelechi Amadi Obi, Terra Kulture, Akin Faleye

Performing Arts: Wole Oguntokun, DJ Sose, Kaffy , Sugar Band

Comedy: Teju Babyface, AY, Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st, Basketmouth

Music: DB Records, Now Muzik, EME, Capital Music

Film: Royal Roots Academy, Film House, Golden Effects, Lufodo Academy

Publishers: Book Craft, Vanguard, Arise, City People

Audio Visual: Chris Ubosi, Tajudeen Adepetu, Ben Bruce, Amin Mousalli

New Media: Linda Ikeji, James Abinibi, Jobberman,

Creative Services: Design Union, Theo Lawson, Noah’s Ark, Prima Garnet

Fashion: Ogu’a, Mai Atafo, Ouch!, House of Nkwocha

Creative Hallmark Award: Jahman Anikulapo

Special Post-Humous Award: Ogbonaya Amadi


Event Details:

Venue: British Council Gardens, 20 Thompson Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Date: February, 23 2013.

Time: 6pm – 9pm

Event Style: Evening Cocktails

One of the key objectives of this event is to sensitize the Nigerian creative sector to the opportunities that abound in Nigeria, while showcasing and rewarding those that have taken the bull by the horn.

A second objective is to better understand the dynamics of being an entrepreneur in the creative economy. Through this programme we seek opportunities to achieve both sensitisation and understanding.

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