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Ghana Film Industry is Full of Hypocrisy and Not Supportive – Film Advocate

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A film advocate has called out the hypocrisy in the Ghana Film Industry as not only vexatious but terribly sad.

The young film director and Chief Executive of Takes 2, Kwasi Bosiako Antwi disclosed the posture of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and the Creative Arts Council in promoting and supporting Ghanaian movies as disgusting.

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His comment came in the wake of the event of Nigerians “Lionheart” movie being disqualified from the Oscars and its ensuing media conversation.

Ghana Film Industry is Full of Hypocrisy and Not Supportive - Film Advocate

In a Facebook post sighted by asiwomewrites.com, Kwasi Bosiako Antwi described the posture as pathetic the number of media outlets that spent time in discussing Lionheart’s disqualification at the neglect of the Ghanaian Azali movie.

“Such hypocrisy is only not vexatious but terribly sad. Look at the number of televisions and radio stations, bloggers, newspapers, etc in the country, if everyone decides to make Azali a talking point for even a week, imagine the reach and push it will give the movie, ” he posted.

“It is disgusting how the Ministry of Tourism, Arts And Culture, Creative Arts Council GH, the media and the general population has taken no time to promote and support The AZALI Movie and yet has in this short period spent so much time discussing the disqualification of Nigerians Lionheart Movie. It’s pathetic,” the film advocate, Bosiako Antwi added.

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He, however, hinted that Azali has been submitted to the Academy for consideration with the help of God because Ghana, as usual, has nothing to offer.

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Asiwome Writes born Asiwome Tei-Mati is the Chief Writer at www.asiwomewrites.com, a blog for all credible and At the Moment Entertainment News. A blog designed for all Showbiz News, Interviews and Reviews in the Creative Arts industry in Ghana. Asi Wome is an entertainment enthusiast and journalist, a Communication Strategist and a radio and TV Entertainment, pundit.

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Burna Boy Wins BET Best International Act Award 2020

Burna Boy has for the second time won the BET, Best International Act Awards 2020.

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Burna Boy Wins BET Best International Act Award 2020

Burna Boy, born Damini Ogulu has for the second time won the BET, Best International Act Awards 2020.

The BET Awards 2020 edition which happened in the wee hours of Monday went virtual because of the novel COVID-19 pandemic and was hosted by Amanda Seales

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The Nigerian afrobeat international, Burna Boy won over Innoss’B (Congo), Sho Madjozi (South Africa), Dave (UK), Ninho (France) and S. Pri (France) in the same category.

The event saw performances from Alicia Keys, Chloe x Halle, DaBaby, Jennifer Hudson, and John Legend. Other include Lil Wayne, Nas, Questlove and Usher.

Burna Boy is one of West Africa’s rising stars who considers himself as an African giant and hence the title of his latest album “African Giant.”

The African Giant album is a masterpiece on black pride.

 

By Asiwome Writes | www.asiwomewrites.com | Ghana

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Gospel Musicians Who Neglect the Church Kill Their Craft – Akesse Brempong

“The church is the place where most gospel musicians get their gigs so once you neglect the primary source of your income which is the church, your craft dies,” Akesse revealed.

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Gospel Musicians Who Neglect the Church Kills Their Craft – Akesse Brempong

Ghanaian reggae gospel musician Akesse Brempong has said that gospel musicians who neglect the church, will kill their craft.

According to the gospel minister, the church is the primary source of income for gospel musicians according to gigs they play.

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Adding that, most corporate programs do not mostly call gospel musicians for their programs as compared to the number of secular musicians.

“When a corporate institution organises a program, they can call about six secular musicians and one gospel musician,” Akesse disclosed.

Referencing a documentary, about 55-60 percent of a musicians’ income is from gigs.

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“The church is the place where most gospel musicians get their gigs so once you neglect the primary source of your income which is the church, your craft dies,” he revealed.

Speaking on Sammy Flex TV on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, Akesse Brempong stated that MTN Ghana Stands in Worship, Adom Praise among others are the only big shows for Ghanaian gospel musicians.

By Adwoa Selly | asiwomewrites.com | Ghana

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Mount Rushmore Fireworks Display Ill Advised – Fire Expert

A fire expert said a planned fireworks display at the Mount Rushmore is ‘’ill-advised’’ due to the abnormally dry conditions and summer wildfires.

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Mount Rushmore Fireworks Display Ill Advised – Fire Expert

A fire expert has said a July 3 fireworks display at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial is ‘’ill-advised’’ due to the abnormally dry conditions and summer wildfires.

The event is expected to attract over 7,500 revellers with the president of the United States, Donald Trump in attendance.

The former fire management officer for Mount Rushmore, Bill Gabbert said shooting fireworks over ponderosa pine forest is extremely flammable and should not be done.

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“Burning debris, the burning embers and unexploded shells fall into a ponderosa pine forest and ponderosa pine is extremely flammable,” said Gabbert.

The Mount Rushmore fireworks display to celebrate Independence Day has since 2009 not been observed due to a fire danger after a pine beetle infestation.

The U.S. Drought Monitor recently labelled almost all of southwestern South Dakota including most of the Black Hills as ‘’abnormally dry.’’

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However, the National Park Service, which manages the memorial, has assured that fireworks display at Mount Rushmore poses only a slight fire risk.

Ian Fury, Republican Government Kristi Noem’s communication director revealed that the park service in April has taken several precautions, including performing an environmental assessment and conducting a large burn within the memorial’s borders.

Source: ABC News

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