Ângela Marina de Ascenssão Jeremias Martins is the African Union Commission representative for the All african Music Awards, and a jury member on the AFRIMA adjudication panel.

Mrs Martins heads the Culture Division at the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She’s been very active in the preparation, formulation and implementation of appropriate programs, policies and strategies related to Culture in the continent and have participated in various cultural events such as the 2nd and 3rd Pan-African Cultural Congresses organized by the AUC in 2009 and 2012 respectively; Board Meetings of the African World Heritage Fund since 2010; The African Fashion Reception (2014); The Sixth World Summit on Arts and Culture (2014) among others.

She was formerly a training Officer at the SADC Parliamentary Forum headquarters in Windhoek, Namibia. Mrs Martins holds a diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and a Master in Education. Her background in teaching afforded her the opportunity to head the department of Distance Education at the Ministry of Education and Culture, in Maputo, Mozambique, her home country.

The beautiful Mozambican is happily married, speaks and writes English and Portuguese fluently.

Her extensive years of experience as a cultural analyst comes in handy in the screening process, which entails identifying African music with cultural elements that promotes the cultural heritage of African people to the entire world.

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