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"Ayamma" Adesua Etomi, Rita Dominic, Emem Isong attend premiere

The never-seen-before musical premiered at Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos on Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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Royal Arts Academy in conjunction with Bank of Industry premiered "Ayamma" – a magical story of love, treachery, lust and revenge all entwined in the beauty of music and dance.

The premiere which held at Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, was attended by celebrities including Rita Dominic, Theresa Edem, Mary Njoku, Adesua Etomi, Stephanie Linus, Kiki Omeili  among others.

Adesua Etomi at the Ayamma Movie Premiere play Adesua Etomi


"Ayamma" is a never-seen-before musical, reminiscent of a Disney movie but laced with the distinct, authentic African flavour.

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Set in a fictitious village somewhere in Ibibio land in beautiful Akwa Ibom state, ‘Ayamma’ is the story of Ihuoma, (Adesua Etomi) the poor but beautiful village maiden with the voice of an angel. Her voice coming out of the forest, so haunts Prince Daraima (Wale Ojo) the handsome heir to the throne that he does all he can to reach her so as to claim her hand in marriage.

Ayamma Movie Premiere play

Ayamma Movie Premiere


The movie stars Wale Ojo, Majid Michel, Adesua Etomi, Theresa Edem, Ime Bishop Umoh, Moses Armstrong, Ekere Ekanga and many more. Produced by the award winning producer, Emem Isong, who constantly continues to set trends and push the barriers in areas of creativity in film making, Ayamma promises to be a creative feast for all to watch and enjoy.

Ayamma Movie Premiere play Uduak Isong and Judith Audu


The movie was directed by ace director, Chris Eneaji, assistant Director was Ansa Kpokpogiri, associate Producer was Misodi Akama, story/screenplay was by Vivian Chiji, director of Photography was Dawid Pietkiewicz, lighting was by Christian Epps and music is by George Nathaniel and Evaezi.

"Ayamma" premieres on December 23, 2016.  The movie is a Bank of Industry (BOI) assisted project done in collaboration with Royal Arts Academy.

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