Entertainment

The MTM Awards provide a perfect setting for in a uniquely #cultural environment at the Bristol #Marriott Hotel Bristol that is transformed into a glittering gala evening, the only awards ceremony of this type that features diverse entertainment.

Opportunities NOW Open for performers for MTM Awards 2019

 

 

...our treasured moments...2018
Emceeing at the MTM Awards

2018 MTM Awards introduced Allan Parris to join Georgia Holmes as emcees in an award evening hosted by our founder, seasoned broadcaster, public speaker and emcee, Big Q leads the way in what was described as the finest MTM Glittering Gala Award Evening.

 
The Entertainment

Nepalese Sisters In Fusion

Nepalese Sisters infusion are a Nuneaton based entertainers who specialise in Bollywood and Nepalese traditional dances. The trio appeared courtesy of the Nuneaton Nepalese Association.

 

 

 

R&B Brit-Asian sensation Deeps

in 2012 we invited  Brit-Asian R & B performer Arjun for our inaugural award evening. The rest has been history for Arjun. 2018 was upcoming R & B youngster Deeps make his debut MTM Awards appearance. 

 
 
Tropical Flowers Sega Dancers

Sega dance, Pronounced Saygah is the traditional dance of Mauritius. It’s the musical expression of the Mauritian way of life. It has origins in the music of slaves on the island and is usually sung in Creole. The music’s traditional form was mostly improvised and very emotional expressing the tribulations of an enslaved people. Dancing around the fire at the end of a hard day’s work was their way of temporarily dispelling the painful moments of their sad lives. Sega music originated among the slave populations of Mauritius, it then appeared in Reunion and later spread throughout Seychelles. Sega is the national dance of Mauritius.

MTM Awards invited celebrated Sega dancers Tropical Flowers Sega dancer to perform at the Glittering Gala Award Evening and what a performance it was…

Rahi Bains

One great performing legend who never fails to entertain.

Rahi made his first appearance at the MTM Awards 2014 performing an award-winning Swahili song Ewe Mola (Oh Lord) from the East African coastline and the rest is history. A joy to watch Rahi has been part of the awards entertainment line-up since and gave his all in 2017. Rahi Bains was born in Punjab in 1939 and moved to Kenya in 1947 to join his parents.

 

Aji Pa Ti

Aji Pa Ti is led by Cuban Singer Indira Roman and husband Julian Segura, a Columbian songwriter. Aji Pa Ti plays a tropical fusion of Salsa, Cumbia, Son and Caribbean rhythms backed by an irresistible pulse of a superb band. They gave our audience a stomping live set of insistent riffs, pure groove, furious percussion and catchy melodies. Indira is a sensation.

Fresh hot and sweet spicy Aji Pa Ti – Chilli For You in Latin America were superb.

 

Mohamed Ombali

A Sudanese singer based in Bristol. Mohamed has been entertaining audiences in Sudan and in the UK. Part of the Bristol Sudanese Association, Mohamed captivated the crowd and had everyone going.

 

 

 
 
RSVP Bhangra

New Sound of Bhangra, Breaking Boundaries. Award winning RSVP are two Time MTM Award Winners 2012 and 2015. The group has made inroads at festivals and events in the UK and Europe.

 

 

 
Production Director – Junior Sheikh

 

 

 

...our treasured moments...2017

 

Emceeing at the MTM Awards 

Junior has been emceeing the awards since inception in 2012. A seasoned public speaker and broadcaster Junior has been at it since 12 starting his long journey to entertainment & events at the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, Nairobi.  2017 saw Georgia Holmes, Mrs Wiltshire Sensational UK & former Miss South West Great Britain Finalist 2014 partner Junior at the awards.

The Entertainment

Empress of Soul Sophia Bovell 

The Empress never fails to amaze,  a stunning performance at the MTM Awards 2017, finishing with her tantalising rendition of Sade’s Smooth Operator. Conspicuously unconventional Sophia is a musician, with a love of jazz, blues, Motown, soul, and sounds like Sade
Excellent communicator and social networking fanatic!

Dadili Timor Leste

Dadili Group promotes the East Timor traditional dance and music. The primary group of East Timor, home to one of the uniqueness and most diverse Timorese dance communities in Bristol, United Kingdom. Dadili made their first appearance at the Glittering Gala Evening in 2016 and “they brought the house down”. They were back bigger and with more dances plus an After-Party exclusive…at MTM Awards 2017. “We are glad and proud to perform our cultural dance and music in events locally and internationally. Through cultural dance and music, we hope to reduce conflicts and bring peace and unity in the community as a whole”.

Tebe-tebe is usually danced in important events such as harvest time, traditional ceremony. Tebe Funo dance explains the war from hundred years ago when a king from Manufahi, Timor Leste, named Boa Ventura accumulated his people to beat the drummer and blow a horn to assemble his warriors.

Rahi Bains

Rahi made his first appearance at the MTM Awards 2014 performing an award-winning Swahili song Ewe Mola (Oh Lord) from the East African coastline and the rest is history. A joy to watch Rahi has been part of the awards entertainment line-up since and gave his all in 2017. Rahi Bains was born in Punjab in 1939 and moved to Kenya in 1947 to join his parents.

He was trained in Indian Classical Music by two of his gurus, Ustad Manmohan Singh Musapuri and Pandit Manesh Chandra Kansara. His first singing debut, on air, was with Voice of Kenya Broadcasting station in 1956, and first live appearance first was on 15th May 1957  and has  never looked back after that session and demonstrated his talent by singing songs in Punjabi, Gujarati, Urdu ghazals, qawwalis, bhajans, Bengali folk and Swahili songs.

Bonny Wanda 

Bonny, a seasoned musician has played with some African greats across Africa & Europe. Bonny Wanda is a genius on the bass and has amongst many greats backed the Godfather of Soul James Brown. Bonny & his boys brought a touch of Afro-Jazz to the awards. 

 

After  Party

….. and it does not end there as there’s Afters… it’s the Official After Party with some of the finest entertainment as you dance the night away.

The 2019 After-Party includes a free drink and gives revellers a chance  to party late. No added fee to After Party, your Award Ticket gives you unlimited entertainment. It includes a disco by our resident DJ and guest DJs and a special appearance by different entertainers…….and a gift bag for you to take home.

It Doesn’t Get Bigger Than This!