July 10, 2017 – Ehizoya Plans Big For Nollywood Film Festival, NFFG & Europe Gala Awards NEGA
Ehizoya Golden Entertainment e.V culture, has presented this year’s Nollywood Film Festival Germany (NFFG) and Nollywood Europe Gala Awards (NEGA) awards projects to His Excellency, Mr D. O. Falowo, Nigeria’s new Consular General in Frankfurt, Germany.
The President of Ehizoya Golden Entertainment, Mr. Isaac Izoya, said NFFG and NEGA, both scheduled to hold on September 8 and 9, 2017, are meant to promote Nigeria in Europe via Nollywood movies produced in Germany.
Responding, Falowo said “I can’t wait to witness the event because I heard so much about it when I was still in United States of America before coming to Germany. I was aware when Her Excellency Senator Danzilla James from Atlanta Georgia and Dr. Queen Blessing Itua came to receive their awards respectively some years back. They came back to United States then singing praises of the event generally.
“You could then imagine how I felt when I was posted down to Frankfurt. We are here to support viable projects of this magnitude which is very good for our country’s image.”
Expected to attend are Nollywood stakeholders and Diplomatic Corps, VIPs from Abuja, Ghana, UK, USA.
The Nollywood Events (NFFG & NEGA) are organised by Ehizoya Golden Entertainment e.V, in alliance with Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Frankfurt Am Main, Germany. Stadt Frankfurt Kulturamt (Ministry of Art/Culture – Frankfurt), Hessen State Filmforum Höchst VHS-Frankfurt Am Main, The Office for Multicultural Affairs (Amt für multi culturelle Angelegenheiten – AmkA), Ethiopian Airlines and the Nigeria community e.V, Frankfurt, Germany.
Two movies – Diplomatic Strings and Strings will premiere on the opening night while Candle in the Wind by Abdul Salam Mumuni and shot in Ghana is also among movies that will be screened at the festival. Diplomatic Strings, produced by Izoya was shot in Frankfurt and Lagos and produced by Isaac Izoya.
On September 9, Deranged, which was produced by Nadia Buari and shot in Ghana will also be premiered. Later, the NEGA gala night will hold at Friesstrass 20 60388 Frankfurt Am MMain and Nigerian comedian Kenny Blaq and Hip hop star Zeez and local-based artists Tu-Brain and Shaba will entertain guests. [Credit]