tjil introduces new platforms

The entertainment supplement's Facebook page will, starting today, be home to Namibian music.

05 June 2020 | Art and Entertainment

MICHAEL KAYUNDE

WINDHOEK



In efforts to offer more platforms to Namibian entertainers, Namibia Media Holdings (NMH), through its publication Namibian Sun, will tonight launch tjil Sessions and tjil TV.

A top five music video countdown show, tjil Sessions premieres tonight at 19:00 on Namibian Sun's Facebook page.

The show will be hosted by Namibian Sun journalists Michael Kayunde and Ester Kamati, and will air every Friday.

“The order of the countdown will be decided by a mix of YouTube views and radio airplay,” said Robert Shipanga, tjil TV partner and Namibian Society of Composers and Authors of Music (Nascam) board member.



Profitable platform

He said the channel's core mission is to be profitable for both NMH and Namibian musicians. “We are going to solicit advertisements from corporate Namibia. We all know that where there is advertising, Nascam collects.

“It is part of our mandate that Namibian artists are paid royalties, especially in times like these when most Nascam members don't have a source of income,” he added.



Namibian music prioritised

The 24-hour music channel will feature themed playlists, mainly accommodating Namibian artists.

“We are not limited to only playing Namibian music, but we urge all personalities we will work with in curating these themed playlists to prioritise Namibian music.

“The channel will be launched today at 20:00 on tjil's Facebook page,” Shipanga said.

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