2012 NEA Awards: Popular Comedian AY & Actress Funke Akindele Oloyede to Host the Star Studded 7th Annual NEA Awards + Check Out the Itinerary for the 3day Celebration!

“Its exactly 60 days (2 months) to the 7th Annual NEA Awards in New York and the city is buzzing.

During the Labor day weekend, August 31st through September 2nd, the biggest African entertainers from across the continent, USA and the UK will converge in New York City. You don’t want to miss it!

Here’s your itinerary for the weekend:


Fri, Aug 31, 2012:
Get ready for the NEA Music on the Catwalk show presented by Arik Air and supported by Iman Entertainment.

Fashion meets Music as NEA displays Africa’s budding Fashion designers, a Pre NY Fashion week event.

Hosted by Cool FM OAP Freeze
Venue: Dimenna Center for Classical Music
Time: 7pm (after party, 11pm till)


Sat, Sept 1, 2012 (Day/Night Event):

NEA Nollywood Film Festival Presented by Iroko Partners
Nollywood meets Hollywood
Come see your favorite African Actors/Actresses/Producers/Directors
Time: 12noon

Julius ‘de genius’ Agwu presents Crack Ya Ribs New York Edition
Red Carpet | Comedy | Music
Venue: Symphony Space Sharp Theater, NYC.
Time: 7pm (after party, 11pm till)


The biggest of the biggest baddest event will be on

Sun, Sept 2nd, 2012:
7th Annual NEA Awards
Supported by Iman Entertainment and Arik Air

A celebration of the biggest names in African Entertainment!

Hosted by AY the Comedian and Actress Funke Akindele aka Jenifa.

Venue: Skirball Performing Art Center, NYC
Time: 4pm (after party follows)

Wow…what a weekend!

The question is- Where will you rather be that weekend?!.

2012 NEA Awards is brought to you by Iman Entertainment, and Arik Air.

And proudly supported by Federal Palace Hotel, Virgin Atlantic, Gamed Up,,

And powered by Cool FM 96.9 Lagos, AIT, HipTV (keep it locked)

For more information, please visit us at

For Sponsorship and advertising: contact 08053734776 in Nigeria or 856 506 5700 in the US.

Photocredit: Funke Akindele by Edee Beau Hair and Makeup Studios

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