1 February 2013

Angola: Finalists of Moda Luanda Fashion Contest Announced

Luanda — The organisers of the Moda Luanda fashion contest last Thursday presented to the press the candidates to the sixteenth edition of the event, which will elect the winners in the categories of fashion, music and television.

For the sixteenth edition the jury nominated for the category of fashion the male models Fredy Costa, Feliciano Pacheco, Dennis Fonseca and Marco dos Santos, as well as the female models Sharam Dinnis, Maria Borges, Roberta Narciso e Adélia Cachimana.

For the revelation prize the jury nominated Theolanda Franco, Barrichela Ribelo, Toscana Silva and Geovanny Garcia.

According to the director of the Step Model firm, Carina Barbosa, for the best fashion designer category were nominated Nadir Tati, Geraldo Fashion, Tekassala and Shunnoz, Carla Silva.

For the category of television the nominees are the actors Eric Santos, Ery Costa , Joel Benquel and Fredy Costa.

The public can vote for the best actress of by choosing Micaela Reis, Tânia Burity , Edussa Chindecasse or Henesse Cacoma.

The nominees for best presenter are Ernesto Bartolomeu, Kieza Silvestre, Ana Lemos and David Diogo.

The nominees for the category of best entertainment television programme are Jorge Antunes, Pedro Nzagi, Vânia Vilela and Benvido Magalhães.

The best musical group category is to be disputed by Maravilha band, Angola Tropical Show, Duo Canhoto and Jovens do Prenda, whereas for best modern music group are Zona 5, Power Boys, Afrikanas, and Café Negro.

The nominees for best male singer are Matias Damásio, C4 Pedro, Anselmo Ralph and Eddy Tussa, whereas for best female voice the nominees are Ary, Edmasia, Selda and Yola Araújo.

For best album the jury nominated the works of André Mingas, Matias Damásio, Eddy Tussa and LS Republicano, whereas for revelation artist the selected ones are Kweno Aionda, CEF, Ésio and Ready Neutro.

The best Dj category will be disputed by Jeff, Kapiro, Malvado, and Silvy.

According to Carina Barbosa, three new categories have been created, namely best video (C4 Pedro, Zona 5, Ady Cudz and Dj Silvy feat Bebucho que Kuia), best Rap (Mck, Nga, Cage One and Ready Neutro) and best collaboration (Big Nelo and Nelson Freitas, JD and Rei Panda and Nagrelha, Zona 5 and Anselmo Ralph, Dj Malvado and Eddy Tussa).

The organisers have informed that the voting period expires on February 21, 2013. The citizens can vote on-line at the site www.modaluanda 2013.com.

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