It was a time of jubilation on Friday December 16th, 2016, as in good old celebratory spirit, EbonyLife TV hosted an exclusive reception for the nominees of The Future Awards Africa 2016 at MILIKI, Victoria Island, Lagos. The strictly by-invitation-only reception kicked off at 12pm, sponsored by MILIKI, Sprinkled & Spiced, and Moët & Chandon.
The reception was hosted ahead of the 11th edition of The Future Awards Africa, which will be held on December 18th at Federal Palace, Victoria Island, Lagos, where 21 winners will be announced. The Future Awards Africa has been called the “Nobel Prize for Young Africans”, and the “most important youth awards” by Forbes.
EbonyLife TV continues to show support to the youth in cultivating a younger generation of strong, motivated, and innovative ground-breakers in the creative sector. EbonyLife TV proudly endowed four Future Award categories in the creative sector, tagged “The Futures Awards and EbonyLife TV Prize.”
Speaking on why EbonyLife TV chose to sponsor the categories, Chief Executive Officer of EbonyLife TV Mo Abudu stated, “Equality is taking hold, and the voice of the youth needs to be heard, we will continue to support the entrepreneurial and creative mind. We need to prepare them for the future.”
The EbonyLife TV sponsored categories at The Future Awards Africa are as follows:
- The Future Awards and EbonyLife TV Prize for Acting
- The Future Awards and EbonyLife TV Prize for Screen Producer
- The Future Awards and EbonyLife TV Prize for New Media
- The Future Awards and EbonyLife TV Prize for Journalism
EbonyLife TV recognizes and congratulates all the contenders for the awards. Regardless of who takes the awards home on the night of the ceremony, each nominee is a strong contender and deserves acknowledgment.
- EBONY LIFE TV