Saturday, May 9, 2009

Russian EMA Organization Hosts First Christian Music Awards Show

Russia map An affiliate of the Gospel Music Association (USA), the EMA (Former Soviet Union GMA) hosts its first awards show.  Over 1000 people were in attendance of the event.  According to Artist of the Year winner, New Jerusalem, it was the best Christian music event he has ever attended. 

Here are some links to media coverage of the event, which took place earlier this month:


Ema-logo The EMA also held an event called the Moscow Music Forum in late November 2008 which was an important event in the development of Christian music in the Former Soviet Union.  Watch a report uploaded to YouTube of the event (with English subtitles).

As head of the Gospel Music Association International Committee and International Representative of the GMA Board of Directors, I'm very proud to see how this organization in the Former Soviet Union is forming.  We look forward to more news from the EMA soon.

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