CEO of Charterhouse, Mrs Theresa Ayoade, has disclosed that the date for 2020 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) has been rescheduled to August.
According to her, this decision follows the President dropped off some of the movement and gathering constraints as enhanced measures to combat the widespread of coronavirus.
Theresa said to the further side of the lockdown on Joy News that Charterhouse is replanning to feed the best of intriguing entertainment to audiences and viewers in August 2020 regardless of the issues associated.
“The problems of summing up logistics and not being sure of expected income is a real issue to tackle. In normal times, we will have been capable of selling over 4, 000 tickets in VGMA related activities, but now the game is different”, she told Emefa Apawu, host of the show.
She further expounded that, as organizers, Charterhouse is looking into making use of the digital space as well as new criteria for events put forth by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Arts.
“In contrast to the 3Music Awards, the 21st edition of the VGMA will have a live audience but with the necessary social distancing and health protocols”.
“Live audience is the vital part of the award ceremony, hence the need to pattern the event in conformity with the Tourism Ministry’s guidelines”. She said.
“We ought to devise a new strategy into making sure that both local and international artists and audiences, who cannot come to the show, can enjoy virtually”, she added.
Mrs Ayoade revealed that she self-assured that her team, August can add up things for a classic show for music lovers.
“It may not be exactly as it used to be in the past but obviously, with what is happening now, it’s going to be a downscale version,” she said.
“It may not be exactly as usual but obviously, with the current situation no, it’s to be a downscale version”. She concluded