It was a night full of fun, thrills and excitement as the leading telecommunications network and official sole sponsor of Glo Presents The Big Friday Show, Globacom hosted celebrities and top entertainers to a night of good music, exotic drinks, finger foods, and freebies on 28th December, 2012. The event was hosted at the popular Aura Lounge, opposite Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos to mark the Yuletide season. It was a night to remember as both stars and invited Glo subscribers were given a special treat.
The party paraded an array of Nigerian stars in the movie industry, some of whom are also Glo Ambassadors - Rita Dominic, Uche Jombo and Ramsey Nouah. They have featured in the popular TV show, Glo Presents The Big Friday Show. Other celebrities at the party included Nse Ikpe Etim, Ruki Sanders, Ejike of Cool FM, Uti Nwachukwu (Big Brother Africa Winner), Sneeze (ace Nollywood producer), Sound Sultan, Banky W, and Skales. Expectedly, the evening kicked off with photo sessions by celebrities with their acquaintances on the green carpet where Glo hostesses welcomed and registered invited guests.
A statement from Globacom said that the party was specifically packaged to feted its youth segment of the market. “The attendees were Glo youth subscribers and were selected through a trivia quizz on Globacom's google+, facebook and twitter handle as well as invites given out by some select radio stations,” the statement said.
The guests had so much fun as they were treated to photo sessions with their favourite stars, assorted drinks, finger foods and an exciting experience to dance and mingle with the celebrities. In the words of Nwachukwu Ikene, one of the lucky subscribers, "That was some party, brother! My friends and I had so much fun taking pictures with Ramsey Nouah and Uche Jombo. I even danced with Rita Dominic. I had drinks; the finger food was on point and I enjoyed the whole energy of the event. It’s an experience I’d love to relive any time, any day, to any one. I’d like Glo to host us like this more often...".
The Glo Big Friday Party is a youth focused activation by Globacom to excite and wow its youth subscriber segment. The events seek to create an atmosphere of fun, excitement and freebies as invited guests are also presented with the opportunity to take photographs, sign autographs, dance and mingle with their favourite celebrities. It is part of efforts by the network to reward and show loyalty to its youth segment subscribers.