Africa Report

ANF 2019: Lagos Plays Host To All Nigerian Festival 

As tradition, guests are to enjoy rare exhibition of Food, Fashion, local beverage, Arts and craft, Cultural dance and Live Music

Over 40,000 visitors/guests expected in 3 days Exhibition.

As momentum gathers for the second edition of the annual All Nigerian Festival, organizers have further revealed more details about the foremost exhibition festival.

According to producers of the ANF 2019, this year’s edition has been scheduled to hold at the Muri-Okunola Park, in Victoria Island, Lagos. The Convener of the Festival, Mr. Kupa Victory, disclosed that partners for this edition of the Festival include; The Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria, Fashion Designers Association of Nigerian, the NYSC Lagos State Chapter and once again, the Lagos State Government; playing the host for ANF 2019, as the initiative is in tandem with the State government’s drive for promoting the State as Nigeria’s tourism hub.

He added that the event commands huge media support from TVC, Max FM,AIT and Ray power, STV and Rhythm fm, NTA network, Star Times, Trace TV, Eko fm and Radio Lagos, City FM, Beat fm, Classic FM, Lagos Talks, Naija FM, Bond FM, Metro fm Radio Nigeria, Lassa, online and print media.

In a statement, Mr.Kupa explained that the Festival is a three-day National event, slated for the 14th to the 16th of June 2019, designed to Showcase and promote “different tribes, Cultures and traditions of Nigeria through State participation across the Country.

He said this year’s edition is packed with mind blowing activities as gates opens @ 12 Noon for each day free of charge and asides being decorated with an ambiance of green white green, there will be an artistic traditional opening Ceremony.

The Festival will be opened with the National anthem rendered by the talking drum Goddess, Ara, Miss Tourism, (the ANF Ambassador) and current reigning Mr. Nigeria will grace the occasion while guests will get a tour of the exhibition segments, fashion display and drama about Lagos.

There will also be a live music exhibition by Majek Fashek, Pasuma,Illblis, Ara, Sanni Danja, DJ Jimmy Jatt and more artist and DJ’s for digital and live Music Exhibition.

The Lagos State Government has also reaffirmed the hosting of the annual All Nigerian Festival to showcase and promote the heritage and cultures of Nigeria to the World, through local food, fashion, Arts and craft, cultural dance and music across the federation.

The All Nigerian Festival is put together by Groove Tyme entertainment, an event and promotions outfit, Franchise owners of the ANF, headed by the C.E.O/ Founder, Mr. Kupa Victory, Mrs Nike Okundaye of Nike Art gallery as Board director while Activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana serves as Chairman of the board.

 

Written by Idris Olukoya

NAN