Arts

 Lagos Children Honoured at Evening of the Arts.

  Lagos State’s children were well represented to dance, music and other forms of creative expression during a special Evening of the Arts held at Lagos House, Alausa. During the event, which also marked the 51st Anniversary of Lagos State, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode described children as the state’s “most cherished asset,” and stressed the government’s commitment to helping them reach their f...

Building a Brighter Future For Lagos State’s Tourism – Steve Ayorinde.

Lagos State’s Honourable Commissioner of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Steve Ayorinde entertained hosts of the Goge Africa TV Programme Series; Isaac and Nneka Moses, at his office in Alausa on May 24, 2018. Also present at the meeting were executives of Goge Africa Travel Club, a group of avid travelers, tourism and culture enthusiasts, formed by Goge Africa. During the cordial meet, Hon. Ayorinde c...

Scores of Drummers, One Stage: African Drum Festival.

There was no shortage of drum beats to keep feet tapping, hips moving and heads bopping during the 3rd African Drum Festival held in Abeokuta, Ogun State from April 19 – 21.  With more than 100 troupes and groups present to perform at the festival and the presence of several traditional rulers, the essence of drums in African culture was duly highlighted. Be it a wedding, a funeral, meeting or a n...

African arts star at N’Namdi Center

Contemporary art from Africa and the African diaspora get the spotlight at two small, but cool shows at Detroit’s N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art through Jan. 2.

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