The Annual festival that celebrates the life and times of Fela Anikulapo Kuti is here again and it’s no other than “The Felabration Concert”. A festival that would forever continue to ring a bell in the history of Nigeria’s Entertainment and Music Industry. It is a yearly event which always welcomes grade a guests, tourists, and people of calibre in the political, economic and social sector and from all walks of life across different countries where they all come together to enjoy, relax, chit chat about the times, lifestyle, music,and memories that the late legend brought to Nigeria as a whole.
Felabration is an annual music festival conceived in 1998 by Yeni Anikulapo Kuti in memory and celebration of her Father Fela Anikulapo Kuti, a Nigerian musician and human rights activist known for pioneering the afrobeat genre of music.
The event which is yearly and proudly sponsored by the only full brewed stout in Nigeria from the stables of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Legend Extra Stout has in place took another interesting turn/way of ensuring that this year’s Felabration event will be a one of a kind experience concert as it would also be featuring musical performances from top music acts from Nigeria and guest appearances from internationally acclaimed musicians and personalities.
Here’s a sneak peek into The 8 Amazing Things To Expect From The Unique Festival This Year. You Wouldn’t Want To Miss At This Years Felabration Event:
- It’s Gonna Be A Fun-filled One-week-long Experience
This year’s Felabration 2018 event promises to be a memorable and bigger experience as guests, celebrities from all over the world will grace the event.
- Great Music Performance
Felabration annually attracts the best local and international acts, from all corners of the earth. At the festival, there is usually a collection of spectacular talent, creativity, and musical vibrations. The festival has over the years attracted various artistes like 2baba, Asa, Femi Kuti, Lucky Dube, Awilo, Baba Maal, King Sunny Ade and Lagbaja. Felabration 2018 will not be an exception as Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Adewale Ayuba, Davido, Adekunle Gold and DJ Jimmy Jatt are lined up to thrill guests over the course of the week. Also, Sauti Sol, Bez, Kiss Daniel, Niniola, Koker, MC Galaxy, Viktoh, QDot, Terry Apala, Brymo, Jaywon and Dotman amongst others, have also been confirmed to take the New Afrika Shrine stage.
- Showcasing/Display Of Arts And Crafts (Fela’s Artworks)
This years Felabration 2018 will showcase the artistic styles, designs and aesthetic beauty of the late legend Fela about his lifetime, his unique and stylish mode of dressing, his stage performance and creative display of his dance to his music.
- Felabration Afrobics Dance Competition
At this year’s felabration event, there would also be a dance competition with the late legends music and you never can tell you might be the lucky winner who would be chosen. This year’s Felabration will also be birthing the first ever “Afrobics” dance competition
- Tourist From All Over The Universe
This years Felabration 2018 will also witness tourists from all over the world celebrate with the Late legend as his style of music during his time was a globally accepted music that influenced a lot of people regardless of the background.
- Interactive Debate Session About Fela (The Great Legend)
As we all know, Felabration is a weeklong festival and in the course of the week, various events will be taking place. The events are designed to educate and entertain the participants and ensure that the week is a memorable one as an interactive debate session would also unfold at this years Felabration 2018 event which will be centred around the late legend, his lifestyle, music and his message he communicate through his music.
- Amazing Gifts To Be Won
Let’s not forget there is gonna be lots of mouthwatering prizes to be won at this years Felabration 2018 courtesy of the only full brewed stout, Legend. Trust me when i say you can’t afford to miss this event for anything in the world. Legend is giving away Generators, LED TV, Fridges, Cash, T-Shirts to mention a few.
- Legend Extra Stout Will Also Be Bringing Its Real Deal Experience To This Year’s Felabration Festival
The weeklong event promises to be a season of excitement and entertainment, as Legend Extra Stout, the official stout sponsor of Felabration will bring its Real Deal Experience to Felabration and it’s going to be nothing like you have ever experienced before.
#EndSARS: ‘The Only People I Pity Are The Poor’ – Actress Caroline Hutchings
Nigerian actress, Caroline Hutchings, formerly known as Caroline Danjuma, has revealed that she pities only the poor during this trying time of End SARS. The movie star took to her Instagram page to share why the poor are the most affected during this period.
She also said that a lot of celebrities ranting on social media have passports that will enable them elope easily if things get out of hand. In her words:
“So much that I want to say .. history will teach you a lot .. the only people I pity are the poor .. forget all the ranting on social media, some of us have our passports ready to elope ..
some of us cant speak up because we still consider the contracts with our political friends, it is all about our pockets. Some of us can’t talk because we really do not care since our kids were birth abroad.
So much I want to say .. but here I am weeping in silence .. I wish I could turn it around.”
See her post below:
BBNaija’s Wathoni Set To Launch New Book
Reality TV star, Wathoni Anyasi, is set to launch a new book. The former BBNaija ‘Lockdown’ housemate and mother of one took to her Twitter page to reveal this. She also added that she is not in a competition with anyone. Rather, all she wants is to be and do better each day.
In her words:
“Never felt like I was in a competition with anyone. All I want is to be and do better each day. I hype those I love and want to see them win too.
Countdown to my book launch A lot going on has delayed so many things I have been working on. God’s time regardless”
See her post below:
‘This Made Me Smile’ – Davido Reacts To Video Of A Baby Enjoying ‘Fem’
Nigerian singer, Davido, has reacted to a viral video of a baby enjoying his hit song, ‘Fem’. The video, which has been in circulation on social media, shows a little baby refusing to watch cartoons.
The baby cries as a way of saying he does not want to watch the cartoon being played for him. His mother then changes it to the music video for ‘Fem’. Immediately the song comes on, the baby’s countenance changes to happiness.
Reacting to the video, Davido took to his Twitter page to write:
“Haven’t been in the best of moods lately but this made me smile ….”
See Davido’s tweet below:
Watch the video HERE
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