SPANFEST 2017 Art festival to celebrate vibrant existence of Lagos

The 6-day event will hold at SPAN Agidigba Community Centre, The Muri Okunola Park and The Eko Hotels & Suites.

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Art festival to celebrate vibrant existence of Lagos

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The Society for the Performing Arts in Nigeria (SPAN), is pleased to announce that the 2017 edition of SPANFEST festival is on the way.

Tagged “My Beat, My City” – Iluu Mi, Ilu Mii, the event is scheduled to take place from November 18 - 23 2017.

This year’s festival will be celebrating the 50-year vibrant existence of Lagos State. It is set to be a modern day experience of the great ‘’FESTAC 77.’’

The 6-day event will hold at SPAN Agidigba Community Centre, The Muri Okunola Park and The Eko Hotels & Suites.

Expect performances and presentations in various forms. SPAN will also be bringing together artists to make ground-breaking presentations. The festival will showcase Nigeria artistes mixed up in an alchemy that will inspire audiences, invigorate artists, stimulate the industry and forge productive relationships around the globe.

Event Line Up

16th – 23rd November 2017: Music, Theatre and Dance Workshop – There is an artiste in all of us

18th November 2017: Opening/ Award Night: Featuring the critically acclaimed cabaret masterpiece - ‘Swing & Jazz’, a fashion show, orchestra performance amongst others. Awards will be given out to deserving people in the performing arts industry who have contributed immensely to its growth.

19th November 2017: IDO Naija Urban & Afro Cuban Salsa Showdance Competition: An Intense Dance Battle where the winners in both categories take it all.

20th November 2017: The Man of Owu – The Tale of A Modern African Family and their travails as they struggle to keep their unity.

21st November 2017: “Timeless Roots” - stage show of music, dance, art&fashion combined into a runway of moving human

exhibits manifesting symbols from the Yoruba cultural heritage.

22nd November 2017: a Benefit Concert featuring top Nigerian Artistes in support of the scholarship fund for the SPAN Academy of Jazz &Contemporary music.

23rd November 2017: Workshop Exhibition followed by "Pincode Show: -The movie" – A dance performance by 8 passionate  dance legends taking the audience through an exciting journey of music, poetry, drama and spoken word.

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