The African Union (AU) recently partnered with the International Committee of the All African Music Awards (AFRIMA), to properly reveal the calendar of events for this years’ awards ceremony.
The unveiling occasion took place at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia.
The events are set to be conducted from present day to November 21, 2021.
Speaking on behalf of the AU, the Director of Health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Cisse Mariama Mohamed said Covid-19 pandemic has led to several setbacks for the continent.
“AFRIMA is committed to uniting the continent through entertainment and honoring their tradition of celebrating the scintillating musical culture of Africa.
“This is by featuring exhilarating Pan-African events through the lifespan of the calendar year in 2021 and we are looking forward to celebrating the richness of the African continent alongside AFRIMA in November this year,” she said.
Other events scheduled on the calendar include a Pre- Screening process which would be done within the period of 21st to 28th August 2021. After this, the International Jury of AFRIMA comprising a 13-man panel of African music experts and practitioners will carry out the AFRIMA Adjudication process from August 29 to September 6th.
The list of AFRIMA 2021 Nominees will be revealed on September 7, 2021.
The main awards ceremony will be conducted from 18 to 21 November 2021 in the host city.