Monday, August 25, 2014

CHIGOZIE ATUANYA BACK IN NIGERIA AFTER RECEIVING AWARD IN VIRGINIA


Nollywood star, Chigozie Atuanya, is back in Nigeria, after a visit to the United States, during which he premiered his movie, Chetanna, at the World Igbo Festival of Arts and Culture, which took place in Staunton, Virginia. At the festival, the actor received the Igbo Community Service Appreciation Award from the Council of Igbo States in America. He was given the award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the promotion of Igbo values, his contribution to Nollywood, and the premiere of his movie, Chetanna.

Chigozie Atuanya receiving his award from Prof. Paul Oranika
Meanwhile, preparations are in top gear for the Houston premiere of Chetanna, which will take place on October 11 at the Igbo Catholic Community Centre. Already, Houston is flooded with fliers advertising the premiere. The actor was at the Houston studios of KPFT 90.1 FM during his visit to promote the premiere.


Chigozie Atuanya (right) at KPFT 90.1 FM in Houston
Chigozie departed the US on August 19, arriving in Nigeria, on August 20. The Houston premiere of his eagerly anticipated movie, Chetanna, will be  followed by premieres in Lagos, Aba, Owerri, Enugu, and Umuahia.


Chigozie Atuanya at the airport in Washington

On the flight back to Nigeria

Chigozie Atuanya back home in Lagos

Chigozie Atuanya back home in Lagos

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