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Glitz, glamour, glory await at the10th AMVCAs

AMVCA: Onga celebrates talent, sponsors cultural day, best lead actress award

The countdown is on! Africa is abuzz with anticipation as the 10th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) approaches. On May 11th, Eko Hotels and Suites will transform into a Blue-carpet wonderland, welcoming the biggest names in African film and television for a night of celebration.

Here is what to expect

This year’s AMVCAs promise to be a landmark event, marking a decade of honoring excellence in African cinema. Fans can expect a red carpet which will be a blue carpet(according to sponsors Martell) that will be a fashion history lesson in the making.

Remember the iconic silver and gold lace dress that stole the show in 2022, courtesy of Osas Ighodaro? Or the unforgettable beaded suit that made Denola Grey a red carpet darling that same year? This year’s looks promise to be just as unforgettable.

IK Osakioduwa returns as host, guaranteeing an evening full of wit and infectious energy. Though the artists performing on stage are not announced pre-event, the live musical performances by Africa’s finest talents will further elevate the excitement. But the true heart of the ceremony lies in the awards themselves.

With 25 categories encompassing film and television, the night will be a star-studded celebration of acting prowess, visionary directing, and exceptional writing. The “Best Movie” category is particularly hotly contested, with nominations going to powerhouses like “Over the Bridge,” “Mami Wata,” and “Breath of Life.”

The AMVCAs also hold a special place for recognizing both established veterans and the industry’s rising stars. Keep your eyes peeled for the heartwarming moments as the Lifetime Achievement and Trailblazer Awards are bestowed upon their deserving recipients.

Whether you’re a dedicated Nollywood aficionado or simply enjoy a night of dazzling entertainment, the 10th AMVCAs have something to offer everyone. Tune in or follow the ceremony online to witness a night where African cinematic excellence shines brightly, alongside the stars themselves.