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Sotigui Awards 2021: The list of nominated actors revealed

Posted by: Semere Asmelash

Date: Tuesday, 07 September 2021

Sotigui Awards 2021: The list of nominated actors revealed

 Eritrean actress Winta Gerezgiher is nominated at the 6th Edition event of Sotigui Awards 2021 (Burkina Faso) for the best African TV show, for her acting in the "Machelo -ማጨሎ" TV Series. 



The Sotigui Academy during a press conference held on September 04, 2021 in Ouagadougou, presented the list of actors nominated for the 6th edition of the Sotigui Awards.

They are a total of 38 film actors who will be awarded during the 6th edition of the Sotigui Awards. The event is scheduled to be held from November 10 to 13, 2021. The theme chosen for this edition is "Status of the Artist and fair remuneration of actors-comedians of African cinema and the diaspora"

The nominated actors are of various nationalities and are divided into different categories. This is among others the Sotigui category of the African Public where the vote will be done via the website www.academiedessotigui.org ; the Sotigui for the best African male interpretation of the tv series, the Sotigui for the best African hope for the tv series, the Sotigui for the best Burkinabe female interpretation, the Sotigui for the best Burkinabe male interpretation, the Sotigui for the best African hope, the Sotigui for the best more young African actor, Sotigui for Best Actor Nigeria / Ghana, Sotigui for Best Actor in West Africa, Sotigui for Best Actor in North Africa, Sotigui for Best Actor in West Africa, Sotigui for Best Actor in West Africa sotigui for best actor in the diaspora, Sotigui for best actor in Central Africa, Sotigui for best actor in southern Africa and Sotigui d'or.

Innovations ...

The method of nominating candidates is based on several criteria according to François Akouabou, member of the Académie des Sotigui. It is about the credibility of the actor in the role which he interprets, the capacity and the quality of conversation of the actor as well as the quality of the acting which is in reality the interpretation.

According to the president of the Académie des Sotigui, Kévin Moné, several innovations will occur during this 6th edition. It will above all be a question for the Sotigui to launch a social network specially dedicated to cinema professionals. “The major innovation is Mov-Up, the professional network that we are going to set up so that actors, directors and filmmakers can meet on this platform to interact,” he declared. In addition, this year, the Sotigui Awards will have a guest country of honor which is Gabon. It is also planned to organize an “AFTER SOTIGUI” with the movie stars just after the closing ceremony. This evening will be open to the public according to Kévin Moné. And like the previous edition, during this 6he edition of the Sotigui Awards, the Hashtag concept `` WE DRESS WE AFRICAINS '' will once again be launched and participants and audiences will be recommended to dress in a traditional way in order to enhance African culture.

See here 👉The full list of nominees for Sotigui 2021



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