Nigeria and the Republic of Korea have maintained a strong cultural relationship in the past. The cultural relation was further enhanced with the establishment of Korean Cultural Centre in Abuja. Since then, the centre has remained committed towards promoting cultural ties between the two countries, by partnering government agencies and private individuals to package cultural…
N1 Million up for grab at The Bling Lagosians premiere today
The grand premiere of the movie, The Bling Lagosians, is shaping up to be a major event. FilmHouse Cinemas has said N1 million is up for grab for the best dressed individuals at the unveiling. The premiere promises to be a showstopper with stars glammed up ready to strut the red carpet with all eyes…
Apex bank lifts culture, creative industry with intervention fund
The Government of President Muhammadu Buhari has deepened its commitment to the Creative, Culture Industries (CCIs). Recently, through the country’s apex bank, CentralBank of Nigeria (CBN), it introduced the Creative Industry Financing Initiative (CIFI) as a way to empower industry practitioners. The problem of unemployment remains a menace in spite of efforts at tackling it…
Online platform to showcase African art unveiled in Edo
As part of efforts geared towards making investors interested in African arts, the has launched its online platform tagged, Elikiba.com. Founder of the platform, Mr. Ebiuwa Evbuomwan, said the foundation had partnered Benin bronze casters guild in Edo State to showcase African arts and tell their stories. Ebiuwa stated this at the Elikiba Art show,…
Durbar, an experience of a lifetime
Last week Monday started with an impromptu airline ticket purchase to Kaduna. A couple of friends wanted to experience the Durbar in Zaria, Kaduna and on the wake of the kidnapping and murder of tourists in Kajuru castle, I summoned courage to take the leap and finally experience something I have wanted to do for quite some time.
How Adetona primed Ojude Oba as culture tourism product
With Eid-el-Fitri over, the attention of Ijebu indigenes will now switch to Ojude Oba, a cultural festival held on the third day after Eid-el-Kabir.
Entry opens for 2019 Nigerian Film Corporation yearly film essay contest
Entry for the 2019 Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) yearly film essay competition opened on Monday, June 10, 2019. Qualified and interested participants for the competition are required to forward their entries to the Corporation.
Sanwo Eko, the real next level
After an unpleasant flying experience, I looked forward to being in the most vibrant city I believe, exists on planet earth — a paradox to many while a reality to some.
Giddy’s place hosts farewell concert, launches Ras Kimono Development Foundation
The Management of Giddy’s Place and family of the late Oseloke Augustine Onwubuya (popularly known as Ras Kimono) and associates today announced the launch of Ras Kimono Development Foundation
Enwonwu’s Ogolo goes for N41 milliom, leads Arthouse Auction sales in Lagos
Ben Enwonwu’s Ogolo, watercolour on paper, dated 1992, was the top sale of the evening at Arthouse Auction, which held on Monday...
Parents, mentors harp on ways to help young creatives
Some young creatives find it difficult to be focused in life, especially when they start becoming popular and possibly, when they start making money.