ANAMBRA STATE GOVERNMENT HONOURS IGBO POP STARS OF THE 70s, ANNOUNCES EASTER MEGA SHOW... The Resurrection Concert!
#Anambra #State #Government led by Governor #Obiano has become the first, in more than 4 #decades , to properly #honour #Igbo #POP #stars of the #70s while according them the #opportunity to play together in a #recognition live #show .
This was revealed by the State #Commissioner for #Diaspora Affairs, #Culture and #Tourism , Bar. Mrs Stella Onuorah while speaking at the world press conference put together to unveil the pop stars and to signal the beginning of a mega concert scheduled for #Easter #Sunday in #Awka , Anambra State.
According to Barr Onuorah said, “We are here today for a world press conference which signifies the publicity we want to give to these heroes," spread across #Imo , #Abia , #Delta States and beyond.
The Easter #Musical #Concert tagged “Pop Stars of the 70s”, featuring for the first time in almost half a century the top pop groups of the 70s performing together in one show. This event will take place on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Alex #Ekwueme #Square , Awka, Anambra State from dusk to dawn as the legends take ndi Anambra back in time in a world of nolstagia. “All these groups metamorphosed into popular individual musical groups immediately after the civil war and mesmerized Nigerians with their hit songs. The choice of Easter day for the show is deliberate. The groups virtually faded off from the public consciousness but their music still hold strong appeal across the nation”, the Commissioner recalled.
The primary purpose of this concert according to Barr Onuorah, is to invoke nostalgia and re-awaken the spirit of enterprise with this breed of music.
Barr Onuorah therefore, on behalf of the State government, welcomes #visitors to that night of resurrection to experience the calm and secure capital city, Awka and Anambra State in general.
The 10 invited pop stars of the 70s in no particular order were; Sweet Breeze, One World, Wings, Apostle, Aktion, Foundars15, Semi-Colon, Wrinkar Experience, Soky Ohale, and Funkees.
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