Applause Africa’s Second Annual African Diaspora Awards will take place on
Saturday December 8, 2012
At the SVA Theater located on 333 West 23rd Street (between 8th and 9th Aves) New York, NY 10011.
The celebration will start at 6:30 pm with a networking and cocktail reception followed by the Award ceremony at 8:00 pm.
Actress Ebbe Bassey from Nigeria and Sduduzo Ka-Mbili, a South African radio personality at WBAI 99.5FM will host the award ceremony. The distinguished honorees include CNN’s Lola Ogunnaike, Tony Okungbowa of the Ellen DeGeneres show, Les Nubians, artist Angelique Kidjo, actor Gbenga Akinnagbe-to name a few, as well as a keynote address by Amini Kajunju, President and CEO of the Africa- America Institute and a live performance by Nigerian singer-songwriter BEZ.
Started 10 years ago in Nigeria, Applause Africa is a quarterly published lifestyle magazine for the progressive African in the Diaspora. Applause Africa focuses on the people, cultures, philosophies and successes of Diaspora Africa.
The African Diaspora Awards is a special initiative that aims to identify and celebrate exemplary Africans that have genuinely excelled in various spheres of life, as well as individuals in society who have contributed to the advancement of Africans in the Diaspora and Africans as a whole.
If you would like more information about this initiative or learn more about Applause Africa please go to www.applauseafrica.com . To schedule an interview or for a press kit, please call Adey at (347) 921-2339 or email at adey@...
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