The Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture, Hon. Barbara Oteng-Gyasi, has commended Charter House, organizers of this year’s 20th anniversary Vodaphone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA), for its relentless quest in the improvement of Ghana’s Music industry.
Hon. Barbara Oteng Gyasi, gave this commendation during the 20th VGMA business Seminar, at Alisa Hotel, today, 17th May, in Accra.
She assured players in the Creative Arts sector and music industry, of the avowed commitment by H.E. Nana Akufo Addo’s administration under the NPP, to significantly change the narratives in turning the econimic fortunes of Creative Artists in Ghana.
She emphasized that the VGMA seminar should be a learning platform for practitioners in the Music industry to share their innovative ideas, so that it would seek to add values in monetizing art works of musicians.
The Hon. Minister further used the rare occassion to assure musicians and the Creative Artists in the country about her Ministry’s committment to build a robust and sustainable Creative Arts industry in the country.
On her part Ms. Solafunmi Oyeneye, who is a Resource Person at the event and a also a Senior Channels Manager for MTN TV , based in Nigeria, engaged the musicians and participants on the topic dubed as :”Making Your Music Videos Works for You” .
Ms.Oyeneye, indicated that, music videos are marketing devices that are deployed amongst other things to Promote the sale of music recordings,
and to Create awareness for the Artistes and to also invariably, create an imagery and personality for the Artists.
Meanwhile, the VGMA music awards is slated to take place on the 18th May 2019 at the Accra International Confrence Centre, where music lovers are expected to participate the much touted event that would crown the VGMA award winner for the year, 2019.