To mark No Music Day 2022, Tony Okoroji, COSON President, Copyright Society of Nigeria, will broadcast his keynote address live on Thursday, September 1, 2022.
Okoroji’s speech, titled “Music in a Society on the Road to Socio-Political Revolution”, was an introduction to the potential and predicament of Nigeria’s creative industries and the urgency of all Nigerian creatives and professionals to save the country from its egotism. Analyze the critical role it must play in -destruction.
Although music is his main point of contact, Mr. Okoroji’s speech also addressed violations of the rights of Nigerians and all Nigerian creators (writers, publishers, architects, computer programmers, visual artists, designers) and such abuses. It highlights the damage that has been done to the country. COSON Media His Relations Executive Mandu Uwem Umoh said:
The broadcast will premiere from COSON House in Ikeja at 9am alongside major Nigerian broadcasters and will be streamed on several virtual platforms around the world.
He called on all Nigerian citizens and creators to listen and contribute to this topic.
Started in 2005 by conceptual artist and former rock star Bill Drummond, No Music Day is celebrated annually on November 21 to protest the white noise that accompanies contemporary music in society and to promote music appreciation. increase. Music is often not heard anywhere in the house, public spaces, or radio stations that day.
Nigeria marks a historic day in 2009 when Nigerian artists embarked on a week-long hunger strike to voice their discontent over the devastating level of intellectual property theft in Nigeria. , No Music Day is celebrated on September 1st.
At the age of 29, Okoroji was elected National President of the Nigerian Musicians Association (PMAN), transforming the then unknown body into one of the most widely known creative groups in the country. He founded and launched the Nigerian Music Awards, Africa’s first international entertainment awards event with ministers, ambassadors and celebrities from around the world. He was instrumental in the re-drafting of the Nigerian Copyright Act and its first amendments.
Okoroji is the author of the book Copyright & The New Millionaires and writes a weekly syndicated column online with Tony Okoroji on Saturdays.
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