The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) have declare the postponement of the 2020 release of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, to 2021, in the light of the progressing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The choice to suspend the seventh Annual Edition of the primary honors service, which had been planned to hold more than five days in Nigeria between December 2 and December 6, 2020, was uncovered on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 and it was reached following a while of observing the predominant COVID-19 pandemic and cautious interviews with AFRIMA Stakeholders on the landmass and around the world.
The African Union Commission and AFRIMA further expressed that the crossing out carries with it extraordinary open doors for future honors arranging and planning by using the computerized stages and gains the new ordinary has pushed onto the universe of shows, meetings and celebrations, a portion of the exercises which make up the yearly AFRIMA occasion schedule.
“The wellbeing and security of the network of AFRIMA Stakeholders is of most extreme significance to us. A significant number of our honors candidates and delegates travel from various pieces of the landmass and from different pieces of the globe to Africa every version and completely understanding the dangers engaged with such developments, the suspension of the 2020 release of AFRIMA is the main reasonable course for us. We work day and night every year to guarantee we give a top notch and safe honors occasion. Presently, we are zeroing in the entirety of our endeavors on making our future occasions far better. We trust that the world will have the option to make a sufficient move, and that the spread of the infection will before long be contained,” the assertion read.
“We might want to thank every one of our partners a lot for their help, open conversations and consolation. We will keep on working with all of you and offer more data about our arrangements for the coming year which has been pronounced by the Policy Organs of the African Union as the time of Arts, Culture and Heritage and will be praised under the topic Arts, Culture and Heritage: Levers for Building the Africa We Want.’
“The All Africa Music Awards being a music property that perceives and remunerates the work and ability of a heap of African artistes from the old to the new age of artists will without question completely add to the AU year of expressions, culture and legacy, through the advancement of the inventive enterprises of music and general media.
“The mainland grants, animates discussions among Africans and among Africa and the remainder of the world about the capability of the inventive expressions and it’s for critical commitment for social union, public, territorial and mainland joining just as economical improvement in Africa.”
The yearly AFRIMA principle grants occasion is a five-day occasion, containing unrecorded music, honorary pathway, long range interpersonal communication and ceaseless diversion. Occasions and exercises incorporate an all-night live show called the AFRIMA Music Village; the music business meeting and display called the Africa Music Business Summit; the Host City Tour; and the live transmission (TV and Online) Main Awards Ceremony where victors of the 23.9 karat gold plated AFRIMA prize are granted.