ABOUT COPOAWARDS (COMEDY & POETRY AWARDS)
Comedy and Poetry has been with us from the days of Adam, and Ghana can boast of having its fair share of Comedians and talented Poets who can amaze you with wonderful performances and acts that are capable of causing a stare.
Many pacesetters have had their fair share of gracing the prestigious platform of Comedy. Such Legendary names may include, Bob Santo, Waterproof, Bob Okala, Nkomode, all of blessed memory. How about living legends like Agya Koo, Akrobeto, KSM and many greats who have impacted the current trend of comedy.
How about Poetry, well, let’s bow down to names like,Atukwei Okai, Efua Theodora, Prof. Kofi Awoonor, Gladys Casely-Hayford, Ama Ata Aidoo,Abena Busia. Today we have a tall list of Poets making endless lyrical words on microphones and even making good lyrical poetic music, with inks on sheets and lyrical punch lines on beats with ‘fire’. This indeed is great, lighting up the world with creativity and talents.
The world will never be complete without the creative arts of Comedians and Poets who go all out to “wow” us after a hard day’s work full of stress. To their wonderful energy and display of creativity to satisfy our thirst to de-stress, we also must acknowledge them with deserving honor and accolades.
With recognition and appreciation to creativity, Grand Connect, an events and multimedia brand, with the support of Limpex IMPRESSION, has created the platform to celebrate these great talents and creative minds with the COMEDY and POETRY AWARDS.
WHAT TO KNOW: AIMS & OBJECTIVES
The COMEDY & POETRY AWARDS is an annual awards project that seeks to honor personalities and celebrate the act of Comedy and Poetry in Ghana, with the focus of projecting, protecting and promoting the creativity of Comedians and Poets. It further seeks to motivate and enhance the act with recognition of talents and performance during the year of review so as to help Comedy and Poetry industry to the world at large.
OFFICIAL LAUNCH & PRESS CONFERENCE
The Awards scheme is to be officially launched in the month of August, 2019 leading to the opening and filing of nominations, nominee’s announcement and voting, preliminary events and then the main event night per communicated schedule. The official dates and time as scheduled will be communicated publicly in due time so as to get all stakeholders involved.
HOW TO NOMINATE YOURSELF OR YOUR FAVOURITE
Nominations will be officially opened in September, 2019. You can nominate your favorite comedian and poet on social media by following these steps.
SOCIALMEDIA: Facebook, Watsapp, Instagram, Twitter.
- Like our page on facebook, instagram and facebook with the handle; @CoPoAwardsgh
- Post a short video or picture of your favorite comedian or peot on your timeline and tag us on social media with the hashtags; #copoawards, #copoawardsghana with the respective category, so they can gain more points on the nominees list.
- You can also send a short video of your favorite comedian or poet’s performance to the watsaap number 0203636026 with the category you wish to see them gain points on nomination.
- Click on the nominees tab provided above on the website, fill the details of your credentials or that of the comedian or poet you wish to nominate with a short video of their performance and click on the send button to gain more points on nominations.
For more information about the event and sponsorship, kindly call the organizers of the Comedy and Poetry Awards (CoPoAwards) on 0245958527 or 0249769424. You can also visit our website on, and details of the Awards scheme, patrons and interested parties can visit the website on www.comedyandpoetryawards.com.
Get interactive with us on our social media platforms via facebook, twitter of instagram with the handle: @CoPoAwardsgh or send us a Watsapp message on 0203636027.