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GMW Festival 2015 All Set For The Third Edition Of Ghana Music Week Festival

The third edition of GMW Festival comes off from March 2-8 2015, three new categories introduced this year in the 2015 Club Beer Ghana Music Honours.

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2015 Ghana Music Week Festival

The third edition of GMW Festival comes off from March 2-8 2015. It is the official meeting ground for those leading and shaping our industry; bringing together and encouraging participation of artistes, stakeholders, the media, policy makers and music users.

Key activities of this year's celebration are as follows:

  • Ghana Music Matters: A day’s workshop at Alisa Hotel on Thursday, March 5, 2015
  • The strictly-by-Invitation Club Beer Ghana Music Honours comes off at the National Theater on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 8pm. It includes this year’s Opening Ceremony.
  • The Festival’s flagship concert MTN GH All-Star Live comes off this Saturday, March 7 at the Accra Sports Stadium at 7pm. It features for the first time ever, three of Ghana’s all-time biggest music legends on one stage: Amakye Dede, Daddy Lumba and Kojo Antwi; plus Samini, Nigeria’s Pato Ranking, Guru, MzVee, Jupitar, Episode, Obaapa Christie, Noble Nketsiah among others. Tickets are going for Ghc20, Ghc40 and Ghc80 (VIP).

“Our key goal is to create the industry's biggest platform to bring together and encourage participation of key industry players; and to recognize, promote and underscore the importance and value of Ghanaian music forms”, say Verus Nartey, a member of the Planning Committee.

Topics to be discussed by renowned international and local panel at the one-day Seminar/Workshop at Alisa Hotel on Thursday March 5, includes:

  • Artist and Brand Endorsements: Is it really worth it?
  • African Women Rock
  • Music and Money – Making money from other avenues other than bookings
  • Succeeding as an African Musician

In all, 17 individuals and organizations would be honoured at the 2015 Club Beer Ghana Music Honours in the following categories:

Traditional Music Honour, Music Tutor Honour, Music Industry Development Honour, Music Promoter Honour, Music Band Honour, Producer/Sound Engineer Honour, Reggae/Dancehall Honour, Highlife Honour and Gospel Honour.

Others are: Hiplife Honour, International Act, President's Choice Honour, Instrumentalist Honour, African Artiste Honour and Musicians’Honour.

Three new categories introduced this year include: Masses Choice- Artiste of the Year,

Masses Choice- Song of the Year and Most Promising Act.

Sponsored by MTN, the leading provider of telecommunications services in Africa and the Middle East, the 2015 Ghana Music Week is organized by the Musicians Union of Ghana, Fantasy Entertainment and Showbiz Africa; with support from Club Beer, GCB Bank, Kasapreko Alomo Bitters, Vita Milk, Sensodyne Tooth Paste, Alisa Hotel, Viasat One TV, TV3, and our Media Partners.

Media Accreditations for all events will be available at Alisa Hotel on Thursday, March 5 from 10am.

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