Entertainment

Opportunities open for entertainers to perform at the MTM Awards. Please send details through our contact form.

We will soon announce some outstanding performers who will be appearing at the MTM Awards this year, as is our tradition, we bring you diverse entertainment across all continents.

A glimpse of the Glittering Gala Evening 2017 entertainment.

Emceeing at the MTM Awards – Our treasured moments

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.

 

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.

 

Man From Africa Duet of Hitesh & Rama

A versatile performer with a unique talent- ManFromAfrica is a duet partnership with his wife singer Rama.Hitesh Jobanputra started his singing career in Nairobi Kenya. He first met our founder when he appeared on Big Q’s Diwali TV Special which aired every Diwali (Hindu Festival of Lights) on the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation TV network.

Later moving to England, Hitesh has been entertaining people with his unique “Man From Africa” style, a man of many languages, Hitesh will keep an audience entertained and mesmerised with his very African-Gujarati jokes. He travels across the United Kingdom and is available for all events. For your musical needs: 07973 824 855 (UK) or +447973824 855 (abroad)

hiteshjobanputra@hotmail.co.uk

http://www.manfromafrica.co.uk

 

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.

Muangaza Group, seasoned musicians that have backed some African greats across Africa & Europe. Muangaza brought a touch of Afro-Jazz to the awards. Band leader Bonny Wanda is a genius on the bass and has amongst many greats backed the Godfather of Soul James Brown. Muangaza is currently preparing for a UK tour and looking to do Europe in 2019.

After Show 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 where diversity pits Afro-Rock Motown & Bollywood! The 2018 After-Party includes a free drink and gives revellers two dance floors to party late. No added fee to After Party, your Award Ticket gives you unlimited entertainment. It includes a disco by Simba Sounds Productions and a special appearance by different entertainers…….and a gift bag for you to take home.

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