On Monday 18 March, the Pacific Music Awards Trust announced the finalists for the 2013 Pacific Music Awards, alongside a live showcase featuring some of Aotearoa’s best Pacific talent.
The event was held in association with the Auckland Arts Festival and as part of ‘Pacific As’ collective of Pacific events held during March. The announcement will be held at the Auckland Arts Festival Club, in the Pacific Crystal Palace, Aotea Square, from 7pm. The live showcase features previous finalists and winners Adeaze, Malcolm Lakatani, Rosita Vai and Three Houses Down, alongside up and coming band Sweet Release.
The 2013 Pacific Music Awards will be held on Thursday 30 May, at the TelstraClear Pacific events centre. This will be the ninth year for the awards and we are looking forward to celebrating another great year of Pacific music.
The awards ceremony will pay tribute to each of the finalists and their music. Alongside the award presentations are live performances by the finalists and other current Pacific music artists, which results in a fantastic showcase of live music.
The finalists and winners each year are representatives for our Pacific communities and the local Pacific music industry – representing all music genres, from traditional to contemporary, urban to gospel.
Tickets for the 2013 Pacific Music Awards will be available direct from the Vodafone Events Centre ticketing office, or through TicketDirect. Phone 0800 224 224 (Please note a booking fee may apply)
Thursday 16th May 2013
Pasefika Proud is the new naming rights sponsor for the 2013 Pacific Music Awards to be held on 30 May at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau.
Tuesday 2nd April 2013
2013 Auckland Council People's Choice - Best Pacific Artist Award
Tuesday 19th March 2013
Aaradhna and Iva Lamkum headline awards field
Tuesday 15th January 2013
Entries due by Friday 1 February 2013.
Friday 1st June 2012
A call for expressions of interest
Thursday 31st May 2012
All hail Adeaze – the night’s big winners
Sunday 20th May 2012
The Pacific Music Awards Trust are extending their celebration of Pacific music, by working with the Raggamuffin Festival.