Comedy and Poetry are classified under creative arts in Ghana and it has it’s own level of importance as well.
The works of various acts in this sector are not much appreciated and Comedy & Poetry Awards is here to shine much light on them.
Grand Connect and Limpex IMPRESSIONS is up to the task with the introduction of this awards scheme. The maiden edition will be held in February 2020, and September 2019 officially opens the floodgate for entries to be submitted for potential nomination. Who and who qualify for this you may ask? It is open to every comedian or poet or creative person whose craft falls within the calendar year of review(1st September 2018 to 31st August, 2019) is entitled to be nominated so far as he or she meets the criteria of the awards.
There are various categories which are up for grabs and they include Best TV Comedy Program of the Year, Best TV Comedy Program of the Year, Best Comedy Movie of the Year, Best Poetry/Spoken Word Act of the Year, Poetic Lyrical Rapper of the Year, Female Poetic Lyrical Rapper of the year amongst others. Craft should be predominantly Ghanaian productions and include predominantly Ghanaian talents.
Nominations are opened from the 2nd September, 2019 and it ends on the 10th October, 2019 (6:00pm).