NOLLYWOOD STARS SHINE AS THEY CELEBRATE “MOET MOMENTS” IN FASHION AT THE FILM GALA
Last Saturday, the worlds most celebrated champagne, Moët & Chandon in conjunction with Filmhouse Cinemas, converged Nollywood stars at the 1st Annual Film Gala in Nigeria. The event held at the Wings Towers in Victoria Island and was truly a night to remember.
The star-studded gathering was had in attendance guests such as Mo Abudu, Dakore Egbuson Akande, Kemi Adetiba, Michelle Dede, Alex Ekubo, Timini Egbuson, Toyin Ayimaku, Ireti Doyle, Uche Pedro, Uru Eke, Udoka Oyeka, Shaffy Bello, Lala Akidoju, Vimbai Mutinhiri, Mai Atafo, Omawunmi, Chi Gurl, Waje, Mawuli Gavor, Juliet Ibrahim and many more, who all graced the exquisite red carpet in their “Married to the Arts” themed high fashion attires.
The “Champagne of Cinema”, Moët & Chandon yet again created a unique and exclusive experience, treating the star-studded guests to champagne and fine dining, carefully curated by celebrity Chef Eros for the evening. Each course from the mouthwatering five-course meal was paired with a Moët & Chandon variety. Decadent desserts and exotic frozen yoghurt were prepared by Melting Moments and Sweet Kiwi, respectively.
Seven remarkably innovative and creative short-films were screened during the course of the evening, followed by live voting which was conducted right there in the room. The winner of the 1st Annual The Film Gala Award was announced to be, Michael Akinrogunde producer of short film – PENANCE, and he went home with a cash prize of 1 Million Naira and a Film Distribution deal.
In the words of Moët Hennessy, Manager of Champagnes and Wines Portfolio; Elizabeth Oputa “Moët & Chandon is the champagne of choice when it comes to celebrating life’s precious moments like tonight. So, when it comes to celebrating the evolution of the Nigerian Movie Industry, it #MustBeMoet.”
The evening ended with an after party which held at the same venue. Guests loosened up to some great music, good conversations and Moët & Chandon. It was indeed a great vibe.
About Moet & Chandon
Founded in 1743, Moët & Chandon offers a range of unique wines for every occasion. From iconic Moët Impérial to the Grand Vintage Collection, from the extroverted Moët Rosé Impérial to the innovative Moët Ice Impérial, each champagne dazzles and delights with bright fruitiness, an enticing palate and elegant maturity.
Moët & Chandon celebrates the thrill of living. With a bottle of its champagne opened every second around the globe, Moët & Chandon knows that every second is an experience, and every experience is a #MoetMoment to live now. Recognized for its quality and prestige, Moët & Chandon is known worldwide as the “Champagne of Cinema”.