The first edition of the Janzi Awards will be held on December 11, 2021 at Kololo airstrip and over 50 people will be awarded.
Several people in the entertainment sector were nominated in different categories including performing arts, visual arts, crafts, books and publishing, software and innovations, cultural and national heritage, music, film and video at the nomination night held at Sheraton Hotel gardens on Friday evening.
Among the nominated persons is our very own Daily Monitor writer Isaac Ssejjombwe. Ssejjombwe mainly writes for the paper’s entertainment magazine dubbed sQoop that comes out every Friday. He also writes for the sQoop website also a subsidiary of Daily Monitor.
He is nominated in the Music Journalist Award under the Music category battling Musa Ssemwanga from Vision Group and Herbie Kay from Metro FM.
According to organisers, the Janzi Awards Academy (JAA) members from each of the 9 domains voted to determine the nominees as submitted by the public, in their respective categories.
The Janzi Awards Academy will review the nominees after the public vote closes on December 5th and vote for the winners in all 96 categories.
The public vote constitutes 30% of the overall winner’s vote while the remaining percent will go to the organizing committee.
Edgar Batte and Chris Atukwasize Ogon also from are nominated in the outstanding photographer and outstanding cartoonist respectively
The Lifetime Achievement Award in Music which will go to Moses Matovu from Africa Band to honor his role in Uganda’s music industry.
To view the full list of nominees and vote for your favorite nominee visit https://www.janziawards.com/music/https://www.janziawards.com/music/
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