Global Women’s Empowerment Network GWEN.GLOBAL has partnered with M.A.C. (Managing Artistic Concepts) for the 5th Annual GWEN Luminary Awards & Concert, to continue to shine a spotlight on individuals and organizations who are making a difference in the world.
November 14, 2020 at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm Eastern / 8:00 pm Nigeria) GWEN Studios will air a 2+ hour concert and awards ceremony filled with concert performances linking artists between the two continents (United States and Nigeria/Nollywood) TO RAISE FUNDS AND AWARENESS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS & EDUCATION.
GWEN LEGENDARY Luminary Award goes to Dionne Warwick and Bongos Ikwue. Headliner performer is Africa’s treasure, 2Face Idibia (AKA 2Baba), who is also a recipient of the GWEN Luminary Award.
Other performers, Jasmine Star, Brothers Koren (USA), Lizzie Sider (USA), Nya Jolie (USA), Asabe Madaki (Nigeria), Sonita (Refugee Rapper from Afghanistan who escaped childhood marriage), and a SURPRISE unveiling of a new artist from the producers of Lady Gaga, for this years “New Artist Award.”
The show is hosted by Tess Cacciatore (CEO/Founder of GWEN) and radio host personality out of Nigeria Naomee.
StageIt will air the event on their industry-leading streaming concert platform, which allows donations for live auction items, to be made from the date of ticket sales throughout the broadcast. Donation items to bid on: Live speed painting of 2Face Idibia, Premier Disney Artist, Joel Christopher Payne does an etching of Dionne Warwick (autographed by Ms Warwick and the artist), Cat Cora Cook book and restaurant certificate, Monalisa Okajie designer from Nigeria – long fresh water pearl necklace. Kadi (designer from Sierra Leone (Headwrap/mask) and African styled jewelry and more.
Represent and 2Baba designed the merchandise line that raises more funds for Education and Human Rights. www.Represent.com/store/2Baba
“Hold My Hand” and “Power of 1” merch messages