Felabration 2023 kicks off in grand style
TV Host ,Morayo Afolabi Brown, Matriach of the Kuti Family, Mrs Yemisi Ransome Kuti and the Dutch Ambassador, Mr Michelle Deelen at the event
Published By: Michael Adesina
By Ayodele Efunla
The 2023 edition of Felabration, an annual festival and celebration of the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti, kicked off in grand style in Lagos, Nigeria on Monday.
The theme for this year’s programme is question-jam-answer.
A week-long lineup of activities started with the Fela debates in the morning and the concert at night.
The debate tagged ‘Leveraging on the Global Rise of our Creative Economy,’ had several professionals like Obi Asika, Lola Shoneyin, Jahman Anikulapo, Thembi Mpungose Niklas and Oye Akindeinde as panelists. The event was held at the NECA house, Lagos.
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Oxlade, Aramide, Skales and others dazzled the crowd of music lovers at the grand opening night of the concerts at the African Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos.
Other musical artists are expected to grace the stage at the festival which ends on Sunday night.
See photos from the event below:
Mr Kunle Ajibade and Mr Tunde Kelani at the event The general manager of digital products and innovation, Airtel Nigeria, Mr Oye Akideinde speaking at the event The late Fela’s eldest son, Mr Femi Kuti, Canadian High Commissioner in Nigeria, Mr James Christoff and the head of politics, Canadian high commision in Nigeria TV Host ,Morayo Afolabi Brown, Matriach of the Kuti Family, Mrs Yemisi Ransome Kuti and the Dutch Ambassador, Mr Michelle Deelen at the event Skales performing at the Felabration 2023 concerts One of the panelists, Thembi Mpungose Niklas speaking at the event Talking drummer and vocalist, Ara performing at 2023 edition of Felabration
Moderator of the 2023 Fela debates, Mr Obi Asika with the other panelists, Mr Oye Akideinde, Lola Shoneyin, Thembi Mpungose Niklas and Jahman Anikulapo Aramide perofrming on the opening night of Felabration 2023 Aramide perofrming on the opening night of Felabration concerts 2023 Afrobeats artist Oxlade while performing Jahman Anikulapo while speaking at the event Lola Shoneyin speaking at the event.