Ake Arts and Books fes­ti­val

ArtXLive African Writ­ers Awards night

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The third edi­tion of the dy­namic one-night-only show which in­ter­sects mu­sic, vis­ual art and live per­for­mance, will bring to­gether the fastestris­ing al­ter­na­tive mu­si­cians and ex­cit­ing young artists of the La­gos un­der­ground cre­ative scene to de­liver an un­pre­dictable sonic and vis­ual per­for­mance.

The theme, Re-Imag­in­ing African Lit­er­a­ture: New Voices will fo­cus on the fight for the girl child.

The 2018 edi­tion of the fes­ti­val will cen­ter around the theme ‘Fan­tas­ti­cal Fu­tures’ and will hold for the first time in La­gos. A se­lec­tion of book chats and panel dis­cus­sions will also cel­e­brate the won­der­ful wave of spec­u­la­tive fic­tion that is be­ing pro­duced by African writ­ers. As is al­ways the case, Ake Arts and Book Fes­ti­val aims to show­case the very best of con­tem­po­rary African lit­er­a­ture, poetry, mu­sic, art, film and theatre.

Moshen Con­tem­po­rary Gallery open­ing

The Moshen Con­tem­po­rary Art gallery will be hold­ing its grand open­ing.

VENUE: THE CIVIC CEN­TER, VIC­TO­RIA IS­LAND, LA­GOS VENUE: IN­TER­NA­TIONAL CON­FER­ENCE CEN­TRE, ABUJA VENUE:

RADIS­SON BLUE HO­TEL, LA­GOS

VENUE: ZEN BUILD­ING, ABUJA

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