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Woman Rising 2015 Holds In March

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THE Life House proudly presents WOMAN RISING 2015 scheduled for Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22, 2015 and in special celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD). 

   According to a statement by the organisers: “WOMAN RISING 2015 is the fifth in the IWD celebration series, which The Life House began in 2011. The IWD celebrations have infused various aspects of the arts -literature, visual art, dance, film) over the past five years and this year we are proud to continue in that tradition. We are planning an uplifting and connecting weekend featuring the most exciting female artists and artistes – for the enjoyment of the entire city, men and women alike.”

  “We continue to be inspired by strategic partnerships with our friends, sponsors and artists to present a high quality and carefully curated programme in 2015.” 

  This March, all can expect an intimate evening of fantastic live music performed by an all-women line up; the presentation of an award winning woman-inspired and woman-made film and our landmark exclusive networking brunch…all encapsulated in the Woman Rising 2015 Music Concert and Arts Weekender.

 WOMAN RISING is an integral arts development and performance event at the core of The Life House’s women’s development vision and was designed to further buttress the mission of community development and capacity building through music and musicianship.

EVENT 1

Date: Saturday 21st March 2015

Time: 9am -11am

Title: The Woman Rising 2015 Champagne Breakfast and Mixer

Venue: The Wheatbaker, Ikoyi, Lagos 

Entry: Private/Invitation Only

  Activity: An exclusive champagne breakfast for 120 selected inspiring female creatives and female enablers from across various industry sectors. This luxurious morning event will attract female High Net Worth Individuals (HNIs), leading creative women, artists, inventors, pioneers, politicians, thought-leaders and business doyennes. It will be a strategic networking and exchange event, which we believe, will catapult new opportunities from the inspirations and connections the event will bring.

EVENT 2

Date: Saturday 21st March 2015

Time: 6pm -9pm

Title: Special Screening of award winning film, The Supreme Price

Venue: The Metropolitan Club, VI, Lagos 

Entry: Public/Reservation Essential

 An intimate screening of The Supreme Price, a film which made its Africa premiere in September 2014 at The Life House’s annual film festival, Lights, Camera, Africa! This special screening will feature cocktails and a conversation following the film in the presence of the filmmaker Joanna Lipper and the films subject Hafsat Abiola.

EVENT 3 – Grand Finale Event

Date: Sunday 22nd March 2015

Time: 6pm -9pm

Title: The Woman Rising 2015 Music Concert

Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, VI, Lagos 

Entry: Public/Ticketed

Activity: A most exciting live music showcase featuring a host of talented local and international female musicians. This concert platform was designed to celebrate musical woman and female musicianship. Woman Rising 2014 featured a host of dazzling performances by artists from numerous genres including opera virtuoso Dupe Kachi, soul queen Waje, and international musicians South African Pilani Bubu and UK-based Ghanian Sian. 

  The 2015 concert promises to be even more exciting with rich and unforgettable performances and experimental musical exchanges. Confirmed artists for 2015 include Ruby Gyang (Nigeria), Tonye Garrick (Nigeria), Karen Patterson (USA), Bumi Thomas (UK), Modele (Nigeria) and Nneka (Germany/Nigeria). In signature Woman Rising style, the performances will be flavored with reading interludes led by special guests and this year the concert will be kicked off with a specially composed instrumental interlude performed by an all-female jazz ensemble and directed by Rolake Akinkugbe.

 For information, tickets and sponsorship opportunities please contact:

info@thelifehouselagos.com 

0703 403 0683



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