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Lake Productions And Cribs International In $10,000 Agreement For NEA 2019

By Aaron Parker

As preparations for its 3rd annual National Entertainment Awards (NEA2019) heats up, LAKE Productions (SL) Ltd has gone on a joint conducted tour of the prestigious five-star Golden Tulip Kimbima Hotel, and reached a one-stop-shop agreement with one of Africa’s most outstanding and electronic digital stage and sound production company, Cribs International.

The conducted tour was carried out by CEO of LAKE Productions (SL) Limited, Alhaji K. Tarawally, aka Laj-K, the CEO of Cribs International, Mr. Sho Cole, and the Director of Programs for LAKE Productions, Ibrahim Sorious Samura.

Cribs International will provide a full package of electronic digital stage and lightening with different backgrounds set up/effects for each performing artists on stage including sound system, audiovisual production, electronic red carpet deco and post audiovisual production services for the 2019 National Entertainment Awards.

After reaching an agreement, the CEO of Cribs International, Mr. Sho Cole, expressed his happiness to work with the biggest event management company in the country.

“I’m very excited to partner with LAKE Productions for this year’s NEA awards. LAKE Production has been professional in their previous events, despite the challenges in getting better stages and sounds, so we want to come in and give our expertise to the biggest entertainment award in Sierra Leone” he said.

Mr. Cole has promised Sierra Leoneans the kind of production that people have seen on the BET Awards, the Grammys, the Oscars and other top international awards.

Responding to Cribs International, the CEO of LAKE Productions, Alhaji K. Tarawally said he is looking forward to a better organised event that will supersede the two previous NEA awards ceremonies.

“This is a new era in the history of Sierra Leone entertainment, especially having a partnership with two professionals to deliver a well produced and managed event. We have no doubts in what Cribs International can do. We promised Sierra Leoneans the best of event management and production and we will live up to that promise,” he stated.

Meanwhile, the NEA 2018 DVD is now trending on all television stations in Freetown and on social media and despite the show of appreciation from the public for a very good event last year, LAKE are craving for a better and bigger event this year.

To add to the great ensemble, Lake Production have also hired the services of an international firm, Creative Hubs from Ghana, a professional branding, graphic and printing press agency based in Accra, Ghana.

Moreover, online nominations are ongoing and will close at the end of September.

Visit and make your nomination count by simply downloading the nomination form, nominate your favourite acts or works and email the filled form as an attachment to

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