LABAF in me… Seven days of discoveries
Sitting on the back lawn of the British Council on this beautiful, albeit humid Lagos Monday evening; I’m all at once jerked to attention, spellbound in fury, then aroused to immense excitement by the booming and urgent poetic voice of this young talent from the AJ House of Poetry.
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…
“There is ultimately nothing to match the physical, palpable matter of communication in one’s hands”, Wole Soyinka wrote in the epilogue to Green Cards, Green Gods...
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...
At LABAF, young people share tips on how to win elections In Africa
As part of activities for this year’s Lagos Book And Art Festival (LABAF), which ended on Sunday at the Freeedom Park, Lagos, StateCraft Inc., the nation-building arm under RED...
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.
Count down to Lagos Book and Arts festival 2017
With its focus on the book as the star and not the writer, the Lagos Book and Arts festival (LABAF) has established for the book a pride of place, as the medium of ideas worthy of celebration.
LABAF 2017: Cruising to literacy and human capital development campaign
The 19th edition of Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF) 2017 that focuses on ‘Eruptions: Global Fractures and Collective Humanism’ will hold from November 6 through 12 at Freedom Park, Lagos.