The stage is all but set for one of the biggest gala nights in Rwandan showbiz, as fans, the media and the whole of the entertainment fraternity wait eagerly for the fifth edition of the annual Salax Awards on March 9th 2013 at Kigali Serena Hotel. Ikirezi Group Ltd, the main organizers of the awards passed on the communiqué that the awards would take place on Sunday, having previously been slated for 5th.
Meanwhile voting for different artistes in various categories continues, as the race becomes stiffer and tighter. Rapper Jay C who recently released two videos entitled Umuntu and Wita Umwanya is fighting it neck to neck with Ama G the Black in Best New Artist category, the latter who has surprisingly sprung onto showbiz stage and has immediately caught the attention of everyone.
In the best female category, things are as mundane as they were a few weeks ago with Butera Knowless enjoying a deserved lead ahead of compatriot Paccy. With the big night just around the corner, fans have been encouraged to continue voting electronically through Ikirezi’s official website, www.ikirezi.rw to increase the chances of their favorite artistes scooping the awards. Entrance fees will be 5,000 Rwf per head while VIP’s will part with 10,000Rwf. All the attendants will receive free drinks and 1,000 Rwf worth of free airtime from MTN.