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    Azonto And You TV show set for tour

    by Ghana Music.com
    posted Sunday, 19 February 2012 12:01| 1 Comments

    What started as a traditional Ghanaian dance, Kpanlogo and originally called Apaa (which means work) in down town Accra area of Bukom and its environs is now an international dance style that startle dance enthusiasts.

    This unique form of body expression is not just dominating the dance space but it’s also an influential boost of Ghanaian’s culture and creativity.

    This dance trend is worthy of extolment and one way to do this is to create an enabling platform for the dance illustration.

    This most sought after platform is what Maxima Integrated Media and Viasat 1 is offering the teeming audience of Views and tunes.

    “The show was borne out of the need to raise the Azonto dance bar notches higher and to create a platform of which views and tunes is synonymous with; for music consumers to express themselves through dance” the soft spoken Executive Producer of views and tunes, Mr. Femi Ogundoro said.

    Africa’s foremost analysis, rating and feedback TV programme, Views and Tunes produced by Maxima Integrated Media which debut on Ghanaian’s favourite television station, Viasat 1 few months ago, is creating a platform for the demonstration of the Azonto dance in a show tagged “AZONTO and YOU”.

    “At Views and Tunes we strive to give power of expression to the consumers, it could be literally, verbally or in this case in the form of dance. It’s all about expression” he added.

    The show is bill to span three (3) regions in Ghana, namely Kumasi, Cape Coast and Accra. On Sunday 19th February 2012, Kumasi will witness the first regional at The Queens Gate restaurant and pub, Kumasi.

    The show continues with an escalating momentum at the EL Mina beach, Cape Coast; this will avail Azonto enthusiast in Cape Coast the opportunity to be part of this noble dance expression on 26th February, 2012. Accra will host “AZONTO and YOU” on 4th of March 2012 and the venue is La Badi Beach, Accra.

    The six (6) finalist that emerged from the regionals will slug it out on 11th March 2012 at a yet to be disclosed venue in Accra; where the  King of Azonto dance will be crowned with a monetary reward of $1000 (ONE THOUSAND US DOLLARS) with other finalists parting with consolatory prizes. The show is 3pm for all venues.

    According to the commercial director of Viasat 1, Ghana  “It’s an opportunity to reward and connect directly to our loyal viewers for their steadfast patronage ” he continued by saying “participating in this show is a form of patriotism as the show is meant to further project Azonto Dance to the helm of internationally institutionalized dance form”.

    The show is open to all lovers of fun, music and entertainment in general. It promises to be a hundred percent fun packed activation with a blend of rarity and creativity in execution.

    The Azonto and You experiential is also supported by Ameyawdebrah.com, Ghana Music.com, and Hangoutgh.com.




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