The 24-day long Nollywood @ 20 Celebration programmes are to commence on November 2, 2013 with the grand launch aptly called Nollywood Celebrity Glam Night. The celebrations will climax on November 27, 2013 with the Nollywood @ 20 Grand Awards Night.
The President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is expected to be Chief Guest of honour, while Governor Babatunde Fashola is billed to be the host governor.
Details of the Celebrity Glam Night:
Time : 6:00pm
Date : Saturday, November 2, 2013
Venue : Intercontinental Hotel, Plot 52A, Kofo Abayomi Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos
Also in attendance exclusively at the Celebrity Glam Night are Captains of Business and Industry, the Diplomatic Community, Elite Professionals and of course icons and celebrities of the Nigerian and International motion-picture industry.
The Nollywood @ 20 organisers have promised a world-class event as they also celebrate great personalities and institutions that have positively impacted the Nollywood industry over the years as they seek to develop more effective partnership platforms for moving Nollywood to the next level. Zik Zulu Okafor, The President of Aassociation of Movie Producers (AMP) has promised that guests and millions of television viewers in Nigeria and around the world will be treated to the most exciting and exhilarating event in sub-Saharan Africa. He further assured that sponsors and partners will receive exponential mileage from their involvement in the Nollywood @ 20 programme.
The federal government, Lagos State and Akwa Ibom State governments have fully endorsed and supported Nollywood @ 20 while Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos, Mnet Africa, NTA, AIT, BrandPower magazine are proud partners. Several other state governments and key corporate institutions are in the final stages of discussions to conclude their sponsorship deals with the organizing committee.