CORA picks date, theme for Lagos Book and Art Festival 2019
As is traditional to the directorate of Committee for Relevant Art (CORA), producers of the yearly Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF), the theme and date...
LABAF’s ‘feast of ideas and life’ opens in Lagos
When the Committee for Relevant Art (CORA) brought together a host of writers, stakeholders culture missioners and art aficionado to the large expanse of land on Lekki Expressway that stood as Jazz 38’s permanent site, in November 1999, for the maiden Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF), the idea was to have a feast that…
CORA holds book party for Nigeria Prize for Literature nominees
Plans have reached conclusive stages for the Committee for Relevant Art (CORA) and the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited Book Party. The event holds at Terra Kulture Arena on Victoria Island. The party date is August 25, 2018 and time is from 2:00 pm to 6:00pm. The Book Party is designed to celebrate the…
CORA hosts the book party at TerraKulture
The Committee for Relevant Art (CORA) and the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited will hold this year’s Book Party at Terra Kulture Arena on Victoria Island. The party date is August 25, 2018 and time is from 2:00 pm to 6:00pm. The Book Party is designed to celebrate the 11 finalists (long list) of…
CORA/Arterial Nigeria launches ESP to boost creative industry capacities
CORA/ARTERIAL Network Nigeria, at its 2017/2018 General Assembly held on Saturday 7 July 2018, launched the Enterprise Support Programme (ESP), an initiative developed in partnership with a leading full service commercial law firm, Ajumogobia & Okeke, for professional legal advisory services to Nigerian creative industry entrepreneurs. The event brought together members of Arterial Network in…
Stakeholders’ take as frenetic season of book festivals ends
Wikidepia's description of a literary festival, also known as a book festival or writers’ festival, comes handy in delineating the place of a gathering for conversation...
An art exhibition showing over 100 pieces of (mostly) paintings served as “starters” for the 60th Birthday dinner for Kavita Chellarams last Friday evening at the Kia Showroom on Victoria Island.
LABAF 2017 kicks off tomorrow with BookTrek
Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF) 2017 officially kicks off tomorrow, Monday, November 6 with BookTrek at the British Council, Ikoyi, Lagos.
How writing in indigenous languages became talking point at Book Party
Reacting to the query, Jumoke Verissimo (The Birth of Illusion) observed that most modern day writers’ grasp of their mother tongue is at best average, noting that many do not have the commanding grasp of their indigenous languages to write adequately in it.