Lagos State rolls out 2019 calendar for art, tourism and entertainment events
The Lagos State Government has released the 2019 calendar of arts, culture and entertainment events, an annual listing meant to guide local and foreign tourists...
AFRIFF ends on high note
Curtains drew on the eight edition of the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF at a very colourful ceremony attended by A-list movie personalities from Nigeria and the rest of Africa. The well-attended event held at Twin Towers, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria attracting a rainbow outlook of young and established filmmakers who had gathered from different African…
AFRIFF 2018 through the lens of TECNO Mobile
The 2018 edition of the Africa International Film Festival had as a major partner, Africa's largest smartphone manufacturer TECNO Mobile. The exciting and innovative annual film festival which seeks to bring the diversity of African films into one experience by screening vast film categories including feature films, documentaries, short films and so on; bring various…
Lagos fringe festival holds November
After successfully collaborating with the British Council in producing the largest outdoor festival in West Africa (Lagos Theatre Festival) in the last five years, the team, led by Mr. Kenneth Uphopho, is set to hold Lagos Fringe Festival. The festival will present groundbreaking performances in film, theatre and music and showcase these events simultaneously with the…
‘Music is lifeless without emotions, reason classical is hardly growing in Nigeria’
Ayodeji Mayowa Oluwatosin Ajayi well known as Ayo Ajayi has carved a niche for himself in music and theater, having directed some of the best musical-theatre performances in Nigeria and abroad.
At AFRIFF 2017: It’s good quality content, high standard
The need to flourish in international market places has played its part in the continent’s creative industries.
AFRIFF, Ford Foundation send 20 on film scholarship
The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) is set to send another set of film students on scholarship – this time, to CineF’abrique, a film school in Lyon, France.
Joke Silva, Kalu Ikeagwu, Rita Dominic star in ‘Light In The Dark’
Domestic violence issue no doubt is gaining more attention by the day in the public space, even as film makers are harping on the subject to drive home the ills of the matter.
A look back on literary season
It’s a new year but book-wise, I am still in November, a month now firmly established as peak literary season in Nigeria. In November, writers and book lovers, already a restless and flighty pack...