With the year coming to an end, it’s time for the end of year award ceremonies. Get ready for the very first local music awards ceremony in Mauritius - Mauritius Music Awards 2020 on 12 December 2020 at Villa Caroline Hotel in Flic en Flac.
Elysium Events in partnership with Trace Vanilla proudly presents the very first Mauritius Music Awards 2020. Congratulations to all nominated artists for their achievements this past year. This is your reward for the hard work and dedication to our music industry.
Beach Groove is your summertime party destination, join us on Saturday 12 December 2020 at the Villa Caroline Hotel for an epic Music Awards celebration. Expect spectacular performances by the Group Abaim, the band Les Corsairs and more. And of course, no music award ceremony is complete without multiple DJ sessions: a total of 6 DJs will be present to keep the party vibes going on till late night: LP, MII GUEL, ANS, Emmanuel Savannah, Dark and Nick William.
This event is strictly 18+ and the dress code is beach chic so come dressed in your best beach outfit for the official unveiling of the winners of each nominated category. BEACH GROOVE, BEACH VIBES, BEACH PLEASE!
Since its creation in 1988, Group Abaim has been a reference in the musical and artistic world. The group brings together different musical traditions which coexist in our country in an extraordinary harmony and to which every Mauritian identifies. Today, the group has over 50 members of all ages and has become a true band which values the immaterial heritage of Mauritius through the celebration of our mother tongue, music, singing, dancing, games and storytelling. All money received by the group for each performance goes directly to the funds of the NGO Abaim, which caters to blind and vulnerable people.
Taking in influences from all corners, LP's passion is DJing in all its forms. LP's set covers all genres from deep, sexy, latin, afro, funky and soulful flavours, to create a signature sound that has seen him take on all the major clubs and bars in Australia & Mauritius.
Miguel Nadal, commonly known as MII GUEL, is undoubtedly one of the hottest DJs of Mauritius. In 2018 he collaborated with Tony Jah to release To fam super which went viral and became a smashing hit. The music video has garnered over 4 million views on Youtube and the catchphrase ‘Mo fam super’ was on every Mauritian’s lips. This DJ is always in high demand and you will find him at almost every event, rocking the night with his crazy mixes.
DJ Emmanuel Savannah won the first edition of DJ Academy by Radio 1. He is an independent and talented DJ, with a wild spirit and a firm will to succeed. Being a big fan of Laidback Luke, Steve Angello, Bingo Players and Hardwell, since 2001 he has embarked on a search for the ultimate dance floor, electro music and progressive house energy.
The young and aspiring DJ Dark, won the hearts of the jury and clubbers as the winner of the very first edition of NRJ Indian Ocean DJ Star. His interest in music started at the young age of 13 and with the support of his uncle, his great adventure into the deejaying world began. His sets often include a fusion of Afro House, EDM, Latin House, Zouk and Trap.
With almost 30,000 followers on Soundcloud, Nick William has released an amalgamation of releases throughout the years that have put him on the radar of the most popular clubs in Mauritius. Transcending the musical boundaries, Nick William will offer a groovy atmosphere with international vibes that are sure to keep you moving all night.
The Mauritius Music Awards (MMA) is a distinctive national event created by Elysium. The aim behind this project is to celebrate and reward the achievements of our local and regional island artists for their prowess in the music industry.
TRACE Vanilla is the international media partner for the MMA 2020. It is a channel dedicated to music from the Vanilla Islands supporting genres like Sega, Maloya, Seggae, Dancehall, Ragga, R&B, Zouk, afrobeat and many more...