Save the date!!! The 3rd Annual GIAMA will be live in Houston on October 25, 2014.
According to the Stars and guests that were present at the inaugural GIAMA Awards, they indicated that the show and event was “phenomenal, great, outstanding, and many more great testimonials from them all”.
This 2012 GIAMA was hosted by Jim Iyke and featured several movie actors, producers, and directors from Nollywood including Ramsey Nouah, Van Vicker, Desmond Elliot, John Dumelo, Uche Jombo, Majid Michel, Monalisa Chinda, Emem Isong, Frank Rajah, Susan Peters, Chigozie Atuanya, Uti Nwachukwu, Alex Ekubo, Belinda Effah, Pascal Atuma, Oscar Atuma, Chet Anaekwe, and Olalekan Akintunde.
1st GIAMA Highlight
The 2nd annual GIAMA which started off with superstar host Ramsey Nouah arriving in grand-style in a private helicopter, and was cheered by fans as he got on stage after an outstanding opening dance act by the D-Town Fellas. The award ceremony was an epitome of class – from the grand arrival of the celebrity guests to the glitz and glam on the Red Carpet, hilarious jokes by top comedians, outstanding dance performances and glamorous display of the latest fashion and style by the guests – It was simply a memorable night to remember.
The star-studded event featured several personalities including Ramsey Nouah (Host), Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD), Emem Isong, Lancelot Imasuen, AY Makun (Comedian), Seyi Brown (Comedian), Jedi (Comedian), Fred Amata, Jackie Appiah, Uche Jombo, Frank Rajah, Moses Inwang, Pascal Atuma, Desmond Elliot, Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha, Uti Nwachukwu, Yvonne Nelson, Chisom Oz-Lee, Gentle Jack, Adjetey Annag, Chet Anekwe, Charles Novia, Robert Peters, Alex Ekubo, Dr. Kulah, Belinda Effah, Ikay Ogbonna, Uru Eke, Mary Lazarus, Dayo Amusa, Emeka Odunze, Bianca Johnson, D-Town Fellas, Bethel A., MCPC, Okawa Shaznay, SOJeeZe, Queen Tane, Merlisa Determined, Emma Emerson, Ava Rejouis, Bless Brown Vera, Oliver Mbamara, Felix Nnorom, and the 2nd Annual Screen Icon Search Winner ‘Anita Chris’.
2nd GIAMA Highlight
There were several highlight moments throughout the night, amongst them were the honorary award presentations to Lancelot Imaseun and Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD). When Lancelot Imaseun got on stage to receive the honorary directing award, he was very emotional, and he gave a heartfelt speech about Nollywood and the path it took for them to get to where they are now. He also gave an open testimonial with high commendations to the GIAMA organization. When RMD also got on stage, he made a touching comment that the night was about those who take a back seat so that others can shine, and gave high praises to the women who typically play that role.
Photo Credit: Victory Media Pro & Nenaji Media
2nd ANNUAL GIAMA
The GIAMA Awards is proudly supported by Arik Airlines, BellaNaija, Zonetak, Dure Events, Segun Gele, Nollywood Access, Nollywood View, Victory Media Pro, City People Magazine, The Nation, Sun, Bashman Entertainment, Naijapals, Jaguda, Sturvs and several other organizations listed on GIAMA’s website