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    Benin Bronze, ‘Okukor’ Returned To Homeland

    Over a century ago, the Benin kingdom was a victim of colonial plundering. Many of its finely crafted ingenious artworks, plundered and exported illegally out of Africa. Apart from the Benin kingdom, many other African kingdoms, were victims of colonial heritage, a point in history markedly visited by forced migration of its heritage. With the […] More

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    The Legendary Zaouli Masquerade That Celebrates Feminine Beauty

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    Masquerading is an intrinsic part of African tradition. For some African communities, masquerades are symbolic to them as ancestors. For others, they are only entertainment mediums. While others are highly revered, only coming out in the public during ceremonies of high repute. One clear thing is that these masquerades add colours, prestige and a large […] More

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    How the Yoruba Talking Drum Preserve History

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    Music is an entertaining aspect of societies. Accompanied by musical instruments, lyrics are spiced to meet different tones, moods and appeal. In most parts of Africa and the Caribbean, drum transcends beyond just a musical instrument, but has formed the nucleus of their social-cultural lives. Revolving around spiritual, social and cultural aspects of African societies, […] More

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    Goge Africa’s Creative Writing Contest Winners Have Emerged!

    Following the conclusion of the keenly contested contest for the Short Story Category of the Goge Africa Creative Writing Contest, we are delighted to announce to the general public, that the top five stories have emerged! Admittedly, the entries were filled with compelling narratives, which were impressive to our jurors, who were amazed at the […] More

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    Nollywood Set to Promote Domestic Tourism in Nigeria

    Through the lens of film, the visibility of tourist destinations has increased, gaining wider traction to tourists, and revenue for tourism practitioners, the local community and filmmakers. This was on the front burner of discourse as tourism stakeholders, Nollywood practitioners, government representatives and the Diasporic community, convened at the Online conference hosted by Goge Africa’s […] More

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    National Theatre To Get A Face-lift

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has officially handed over the National Arts Theatre complex at Iganmu Lagos to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Bankers Committee, to renovate, modernize and upgrade the facility. It is indeed a new dawn for the tourism and entertainment industry as this national heritage is set to get a […] More

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    Homowo Festival: A Union of the Living and their Ancestors

    Festivals in traditional African communities are filled with lots of funfair. Mostly organized according to traditional calendars, they have over the years served as a means of bonding and reinforcing communal living, fostering kinship relations and camaraderie among friends. Notwithstanding the influence of Westernization penetrating African societies, the practice of festival gathering has remained, drawing […] More

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    Respite for Nigeria’s Tourism Sector, as CBN, Sets Aside N50BN Recovery Fund

    Hope for the prompt recovery of the tourism sector looms in the horizon as the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed recently announced that the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN), has earmarked #50 billion to support smallholder businesses and the creative industry including the tourism and hospitality industry, on its path to post-Covid-19 economic […] More

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    NCAC Adopts Innovative Cultural Tour

    The recent disruption of economic activities occasioned by the global pandemic; Covid-19, has accelerated the swift adoption of virtual technology. Stakeholders in the travel and tourism industry have been consistent towards proffering innovative solutions geared towards combating the effects of travel restrictions while adapting to the new reality.In a recent development, the National Council for […] More

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    Meet Goge Africa Art Ambassadors!

    Have you seen the new refreshing look of Goge Africa corporate office? Well, if you’ve not visited, our office space is wearing a new look and you need to see it! Some young artists across several art specialties were behind the aesthetic transformation of our workspace. Let’s lead you on the journey towards meeting these […] More

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    Goge Africa 20th Anniversary Contest: Our Art Contest Winners Have Emerged!

    We wish to announce to the general public that, following a grueling scrutiny by our esteemed judges, of the respective Art entries sent by over 500 artists across Africa, resonating with the theme of Goge Africa 20TH Anniversary – Our Culture, Our Heritage; the top five entries have finally emerged. The following entries made our […] More

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    The Making of Goge Art Space

    Something new is brewing at Goge Africa office in Lagos! A group of young Artists are transforming the location into an Art Space!! These young Artists were moved by the consistency of the brand, love for the Arts and African culture. Last weekend was lit (see pictures). It’s Art, its Friendship, its creativity and it’s […] More

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