The Ebony Business Recognition (EBR) Award is a Black Entrepreneur Award celebrated annually in acknowledgement of black-led business achievements. The organisers of EBR state that the award is on par with the Oscar / Academy Awards and aims to highlight, promote and reward excellence across and within private and public sector businesses.

Director Suzann McLean Robinson says “This is fantastic news! Thank you to everyone who voted for Y&T as we are now finalist for the EBR 2013 Award. It’s an honour to be recognised in this way as a true celebration of the work Y&T does nurturing and developing young people for stage, screen and life.”

The ‘Entertainment & Leisure’ finalists are;

– IROKO TV
– The Basement Dance Studio
– Young and Talented School of Stage and Screen
– Roy Francis Productions
– The Association of Dance of the Africa Diaspora

The awards will take place on 1 November.