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Global consumer electronics manufacturer, Samsung is set to hold its first spectacular Week Celebrations in Ghana next month.  The three-day celebrations dubbed “Beautiful Ghana through the eyes of Samsung” is to unveil its presence and entrench its position as a market leader in the telecommunications and electronics industry. Scheduled to be held from Wednesday September […]

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Global consumer electronics manufacturer, Samsung is set to hold its first spectacular Week Celebrations in Ghana next month.  The three-day celebrations dubbed “Beautiful Ghana through the eyes of Samsung” is to unveil its presence and entrench its position as a market leader in the telecommunications and electronics industry.

Scheduled to be held from Wednesday September 7, to Friday September 9 at the National Theatre in Accra, the celebrations will include activities such as Samsung Cultural Icon and Facebook Photo Competitions,  Free Service Campaign and an exhibition of all Samsung’s latest technologies dubbed ‘the Experience Zone’.

According to the Managing Director of Samsung Ghana office, Brovo Kim, the Week Celebration is to enable Ghanaians from all walks of live to experience the technological innovations of the Samsung Brand as well as give back to the Ghanaian community in which it has operated over the past two decades.

“We are not just interested in doing business in Ghana, but most importantly being able to transfer our know how into this country in order to positively impact and make life better for all Ghanaians in this technological age”, he added.

Mr. Kim noted that the Samsung Cultural Icon Competition which is part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility and the Facebook Photo Competition are all targeted at developing the skills and talents of the young Ghanaian consumers.

He said the Cultural Icon Competition is to unearth young talents from Cultural Troupes between the ages of 13 and 25 under the theme “The True Spirit of our Drama, Dance and Poetry”. “Auditions for the competition will take place on Wednesday 7th September, 2011 at the National Theatre to enable such young talents to exhibit their creativity and knowledge on their cultural identity and values through dance, drama and poems in this era of Westernization”.

On the Facebook Photo Competition, Mr. Kim said the competition seeks to portray to the outside world the true hidden beauty of Ghana through photography.  He entreated all Ghanaians to take photographs that depict the theme: “A Beautiful Ghana” and upload them on the samsungghana Facebook Page between Friday 26th August and Friday 7th, September, 2011.

“The public will then vote for the best photo and the one who emerges with the most votes will be adjudged the winner and given awards”, he said.

The Free Service Campaign on the other hand, he said is a massive one-week Customer Service drive to be embarked on by Samsung to offer customers the opportunity to have their broken down Samsung gadgets serviced for free.

He mentioned that the campaign which from Monday, 5th to Friday 9th September, 2011 will take place at their Electroland Office on the Ring Road for all home appliances and the i2 office on in Adabraka for mobile phones services.

Touching on the Experience Zone” exhibition, Mr. Kim said the concept is enable both old and prospective Ghanaian consumers “to have a feel of all Samsung’s technological innovations ranging from our Internet-connected TVs, consumer-inspired digital cameras and the latest mobile technology”.

“We in Samsung believe that the Ghanaian consumers’ taste in technology has evolved with time and therefore it is very important that we provide them with that opportunity to choose from the best brand with beauty and quality”.

 

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Gambo’s ‘Boys Aye Wild’ tops Apple Music’s City Chart for Accra & iTunes

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The Blackmob rapper currently boasts of the hottest song in Accra, Ghana and that’s a fact – according to Apple Music’s City Chart for Accra at least. Listen/stream ‘Boys Aye Wild’ here: https://gambomusic.ffm.to/gambo-boys-aye-wild

 

It turns out the denizens of Accra could simply not get enough of Gambo’s ‘Boys Aye Wild’ today and rightfully so. The fun song beat the odds and for the first time since its release ranked at #1 on the city’s Top 25 chart list for the day and iTunes. Also earning a spot on one of the streaming platform’s big listings for the region, Top Albums, was the artist’s “New Era” EP which stood at #8 to score Gambo yet another exciting feat.

Gambo outdid the competition and had listeners converging on his song by the bucketload. In regards to his big win today, the ‘Boys Aye Wild’ hitmaker shared: ‘’It was a great feeling to see my song sitting at #1. Seriously. Big ups to Accra for making my day and showing my song that much love. I’m at peace now knowing my brothers are taking the right steps to treat their women right. Ha-ha. Keep the plays coming though and don’t stop’’.

 

Introduced in early 2021 by the Cupertino-based tech giant, City Charts is an updated playlist meant to bring local artists to the forefront of the conversation around music discovery, one it achieves by reflecting the musical tastes of listeners in over 100 cities from around the world on a daily basis.

 

You can check Gambo’s amusing video for ‘Boys Aye Wild’ here:

 

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Call For Entries – The 23rd Annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards

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Calling out to all artistes, artiste managements, record labels, producers, instrumentalists, music composers, music industry stakeholders and the public, that nominations for participation in the 23rd Annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards are officially open.

Kindly note that only published works in the year 2021 will be accepted. Thus, all works from January 1st to December 31st, 2021 should be submitted via our online portal at www.entry.ghanamusicawards.com

There shall be no manual submissions. Deadline for submissions is Friday, February 18th 2022.

For assistance, kindly call 050 139 5176, or send a mail to info@ghanamusicawards.com On-the-go-updates are available on social media at Ghana Music Awards on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and online at www.GhanaMusicAwards.com

The 23rd Annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards is proudly brought to you by Vodafone, and powered by Charterhouse.

 

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Court issues warrant for Okraku Mantey’s arrest

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The Adentan Circuit Court on Tuesday, 18 January 2022, issued a warrant for the arrest of Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Mark Okraku Mantey. (more…)

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KiDi earns NAACP Image Award nomination with his hit song ‘TOUCH IT’ (full nomination list)

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KiDi’s global hit “TOUCH IT” which went viral on social media has been nominated for ‘Outstanding International Song’ at the 53rd National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NACCP) Image Awards. (more…)

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“I beg you; I need help” – Veteran actress seeks for $110,000 to undergo life-saving surgery in U.S

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Actress Adowa Pee who is famed for her role in the popular Sunday Cantata drama on GTV has been hit with a health condition she is struggling to manage and has publicly called for help. (more…)

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‘Most Ghanaian women struggle with cooking tomato sauces’ – Sweet Adjeley shares the secret

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One of Ghana’s most celebrated food vloggers watched and loved worldwide, Sweet Adjeley has disclosed the question most of her Ghanaian audience wants answers to. (more…)

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