MTC’s Tim Ekandjo described the first Namibia Annual Music Awards as a “major success” and a “world class event” at a post-awards press conference held this week.
He also said he feels the public is generally happy with the winners in all 30 categories awarded. Confirming that Gal Level were indeed and originally the winners of the Best Female Artist of the Year award, Ekandjo pointed out that auditing firm Deloitte and Touche verified and audited all results for the awards. Read more about NAMAs ‘a major success’
Gal Level were crowned Best Female Artist of the year at the Namibian Annual Music Awards recently and Tjil caught up with the pair on a freezing winter’s morning this week to talk about it. Read more about Golden Gal Level
THE Bridal Couple of the Year Competition has always been very popular with Namibians, and even though the competition hasn’t been hosted for several years, not a week goes by without someone enquiring about the competition.
With this in mind, Republikein’s Kollig, the weekly art, entertainment and lifestyle supplement, has decided that it’s high time to take on the challenge of hosting the competition again. To kick it off, together with the Namibia Tourism Expo, a special venue at the show has been dedicated to weddings and related matters.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-06-03 10:41
DICTATOR Keff Keff’s latest album ‘It’s Me Now’ has been making an impact on the local market since its release in April.
According to the young kwaito musician, at the coast demand is already calling on him to resupply outlets there. Born in northern Namibia in a village between Uukwambi and Ongadnjera called Eenkondo Mbali, Kefas Shaanika Kasimeya (23) adopted the name Dictator Keff Keff, “for the love of music,” he says. Read more about It’s Me Keff Keff
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-06-03 10:08
Tomorrow night the long wait is finally over when the biggest event on the Namibian music maker’s calendar hit the capital and the Safari Court Hotel plays host to the first ever Namibia Annual Music Awards; the NAMAs 2011. After its launch in February this year when the NBC announced its commencement in collaboration with sponsor MTC the NAMAs have attracted a lot of attention, not least because of the sizable prize monies up for grabs this year. Read more about The NAMAs – It’s On!
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Fri, 2011-06-03 10:06
The National Theatre of Namibia’s latest initiative to support musical development in Namibia has seen four weeks of gruelling competition as the best of local-based live bands have battled to gain a spot in the second round. Out of 16 bands originally in the competition eight bands continue on to the second round this month and will again compete to see which four make it to the grand finale. Read more about Last Band Standing: Round 2
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Thu, 2011-04-07 10:29
Female Hormones Yesterday, scientists for Health Canada suggested that men should take a look at their beer consumption, considering the results of a recent analysis that revealed the presence of female hormones in beer. The theory is that drinking beer makes men turn into women. To test the finding, 100 men were fed 6 pints of beer each. It was then observed that 100% of the men gained weight, talked excessively without making sense, became overly emotional, couldn’t drive, failed to think rationally, argued over nothing, and refused to apologize when wrong. No further testing is planned. Read more about Beer Contains
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2011-01-24 19:33
Cecil Moller could be described as a godfather to Namibian cinema having pioneered the telling of local stories by Namibians on both the silver and the small screen.
Iconic Namibian television productions such as Village Square by Moller in 1995 set the bar high and few local initiatives have lived up to his standards. In August 2010 he returned with a crop of new short films shot during his studies in America. In 2007 Moller left the country he loves to study in the field of film direction at the acclaimed Dodge College at Chapman University in California. Read more about Cecil Moller: For Film and Love
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2011-01-24 19:31
Dixon’s debut album entitled This Is Me has just been released. The singer, real name Daniel Nasebu, has fast become a familiar name on the Namibian music scene with his crooning R&B voice. Read more about Dixon’s This Is Me out