Speaking after the event, Izoya said "I feel happy. Words are not enough to explain how I feel tonight. It shows me that our humble contributions are being followed by many. It reinvigorates me to do much more in my chosen career. I thank the organizers – AfroNews.de and Ortel Mobile, the event sponsors, members of Nollywood Practitioners Europe and back home in Nigeria, my numerous fans across the world that made this possible by voting for us massively. God bless you all".
By Fred Iwenjora
Nollywood Film Festival Germany, NFFG has been adjudged the best African festival in Germany. Best African festival is one of categories of the African Community in Germany Awards 2021
In a keenly contested online voting by all and sundry, NFFG beat African festival Stuttgart and African festival Tubingen to clinch the revered title at the well publicised event organised by top German media organisation Afronews.de and held last night (23rd October, 2021) in Frankfurt Am Main, Germany.
NFFG organised by Ehizoya Golden Entertainment e.V under the directorship of the Cultural Ambassador Isaac izoya clinched the award with 52% of votes followed by African festival Stuttgart and African festival Tubingen with 29% and 19% of votes respectively.
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Renowned Nollywood actor, Anayo Onyekwere, popularly known as Kanayo O. Kanayo, says he feels so great to be celebrated by friends, fans and well-wishers, while alive.
Onyekwere, who on Oct. 16 received the 2020 Sun Newspaper Nollywood Icon award for his excellent role delivery and iconic status, said he felt honoured to be recognised by the newspaper.
He took to his Instagram page on Monday to share his feelings over the award and celebration that followed it.
He wrote: “It feels so great to be honoured and celebrated. Thanks for celebrating me when I am alive.
Precious 'Mamazeus' Nwogu
The Play Network studios and FilmOne Entertainment production will launch in cinemas in December, 2021.
Hanks Anuku will star in 'Aki and Pawpaw' remake [Instagram/filmoneng]
Veteran Nollywood actor, Hanks Anuku is set to make his big screen debut in the new remake of comedy classic 'Aki Na Ukwa'.
The actor popular for his gangster roles and exciting accent was recently unveiled as the latest cast member to join the anticipated remake set for theatrical release on December 17, 2021.
Directed by 'Breaded Life' director Biodun Stephen, the Stephen Oluboyo created story follows two mischievous brothers who try to make a life for themselves then coincidentally fall into fame and riches they have always craved for through the help of social media. This welcomes them into a world of pleasures, pressures, lies, deceit and enmity.