Movers and shakers in the continent’s film industry are converging in Lagos, Nigeria for the fourth edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) tomorrow.
Malawi is looking forward to making history as it seeks to bag her first silverware at the awards.
Movie producer, director and actress Joyce Chavula Mhango was nominated for the best Southern Africa film category of the awards for her latest production, Lilongwe.
In an interview earlier, Chavula-Mhango stressed that she is optimistic of victory.
The AMVCA is the biggest celebration of film and television talent across Africa with the first edition held in 2013.
This year, the show promises to be even bigger with top contenders from across Africa vying for honours in a number of voting and non-voting categories, including the newly introduced Best Movie categories for West and East Africa.
With 26 categories, viewers can expect to see awards in other categories ranging from acting, directing, scriptwriting and cinematography.
Viewers should expect an evening of fun, excitement and stellar performances from Nigerian highlife and pop sensation, Flavour, and rave of the moment songstress YemiAlade.
South Africa’s Zonke as well as Bongo Flava singer Ali Kibaba will add their acts to the entertainment menu of the event to be held at Eko Hotel.
Also performing at the AMVCAs are comedians Salvador from Uganda and Thomas Gumede from South Africa.
Mzansi starlet Minnie Dlamini is set to join Nigerian radio and TV personality IK, who is returning to host the awards for an impressive fourth time, in co-hosting the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.