Agbo Remireke-A Festival of Unity

Agbo Remireke Festival is best described as a festival of unity and reunion of the people of Agbowa at home and in diaspora.  Although a very small community, the people of Agbowa have a very vibrant culture and tradition which they have sustained for several decades; I am talking about the Agbo-Remireke festival, celebrated every…

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DIS FIX : DISABLED AND NON-DISABLED DANCERS TAKES THE CENTRE STAGE

The British Council on Wednesday gave the press a taste of the iceberg during a sneak preview of Dis Fix; a ground-breaking and unique dance performance scheduled to take place at the Muri Okunola Park on the 16th and 17th of October. This festival is characterised by new innovations and a great commitment of the…

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THE POWER OF IMAGES

Recently, I was at a workshop tagged Spaces of Displacement organised by the Goethe Institute, Lagos, Nigeria. The workshop was informed by the challenges faced by refugees and how this has become a topical discuss in global development and humanity. The workshop attracted practitioners from media and visual arts with special concentration on photography. Questing…

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Gidi Culture Festival 2015

The Gidi Cultural Festival is here again. Thinking of how to celebrate the Easter Holiday? For more information on Gidi Culture Festival, CLICK

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LAGOS BLACK HERITAGE FESTIVAL 2014

The Annual Lagos Black Heritage week came to an end yesterday the 21st of April which was Easter Monday. The festival as usual attracted art lovers and culture enthusiast to the Freedom Park which is fast becoming the central hub for art, music and relaxation for Lagosians. The final celebration was the Lagos Carnival-a vibrant…

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AFRICAN ESSENCE: AN ART EXHIBITION

  Biodun Omolayo Art Gallery in its commitment to the promotion of Visual Arts, exhibited the works of Jonathan Kwegyir Aggrey in a two weeks exhibition titled African Essence. It is not uncommon to hear the cliché; the artist is a mirror of the society but the truth is that, that’s exactly what it is….

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“WE ARE LOVE” AN ART SALON BY AAF

The African Artists’ Foundation recently concluded its Arts Salon tagged We Are Love which was opened on Saturday the 8th of February marking the first Arts Salon for the year 2014 by AAF. The exhibition brought together 9 Nigerian Artists: Tyna Adebowale Tolu Aliki, Ike Gerald Chiemieze, George Edozie, Obinna Makata, Yomi Momoh, Obi Nwokedi, Chike…

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ARE YOU A PHONE-TOGRAPHER ?

My culture exploration here in Hyderabad, India took me to CHARMINAR; one of the major monuments and tourist attractions in Hyderabad. The Charminar Mosque is among one of the most recognised structures in India which attracts tourist globally. It was built in 1591. Paying a visit to this mosque, i was distracted by something else;…

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WORLD MUSIC DAY CELEBRATION IN HYDERABAD, INDIA

I was at the World Music Day Celebration here in Hyderabad, India on the 21st of June 2013 and  it was quite interesting. The 21st of June of every year which happens to be the first day of summer and the longest day of the year with the sun setting after 10pm in France is a…

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LAGOSIANS CELEBRATE EASTER IN STYLE

Trust you had a wonderful Easter Holiday Celebration? For me and for most Lagos residents popularly known as LAGOSIANS, I am sure the Easter was not a boring one at all, considering the fact that, it falls within the Celebration of the Lagos Heritage Festival week which is an annual event to promote the rich…

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