Rumours had been circulating that the Afrobeats legend would not show up at the Gala Night of the twin events ostensibly because he was indisposed.
Even when 2Baba Idibia (aka 2Face Idibia) had already arrived Frankfurt and checked into his room at the 5-star Marriott Hotel and video recordings of his arrival in Germany had gone viral on social media, doubting Thomases were still unconvinced.
NOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL GERMANY & NOLLYWOOD EUROPE
GOLDEN AWARDS - NEGA 2019 PROGRAM
OPENING CEREMONY & FILM SCREENING
Venue: FILMFORUM HOCHST CINEMA
65929 FRANKFURT AM MAIN
Frankfurt Main Höchst S-Bahnhof
DATE: 30th August 2019
TIME: 17.30Uhr (5.30pm)
FILM TITLE: WEDE
The twin-events, organized by Ehizoya Golden Entertainment e.V., featured Nigerian film screenings, networking sessions for film makers and an awards ceremony. The two-day cultural festival was kick-started with the premiere of Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen’s newest film WEDE.
NOLLYWOOD - NFFG AND NEGA 2019: WE ARE READY TO HOST BOTH NOLLYWOOD AND 2FACE FANS IN A GRANDSTYLE. Isaac Izoya – Cultural Ambassador
Africa’s leading music star, 2face Idibia, that is 2 Baba, will be the main attraction of this year’s Nollywood Film Festival Germany, NFFG, and Nollywood Europe Golden Awards, NEGA, holding at Frankfurt.
NFFG, founded by cultural ambassador, Isaac Izoya is a viable platform designed for Nollywood (Nigerian/African) film makers to showcase their movies to Europeans and Nollywood fans in the Diaspora, while the NEGA awards is the arm of the event designed to honour Nollywood stakeholders, stars, comedians, musicians.
The NEGA Awards has also been expanded to recognise the artistic bias of outstanding politicians and business men whose actions have directly or indirectly added impact on the industry, thereby shaping what it has grown to become today.