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NAFEST 2016 Akwa Ibom set to host 29th edition of the National Festival for Arts and Culture

Over the last 29 years, NAFEST has consistently promoted nationally unity, craftsmanship, talent hunt, skills acquisition amongst other things.

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The Akwai Ibom State Government will host the “29th Edition of National Festival For Arts & Culture”  scheduled for October the 2nd - 9th, 2016 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo(The State Capital).

The 2016 edition of the event themed “Exploring the Goldmine Inherent (investment diversification opportunities) in Nigeria’s Creative Industry” calls on participation from all 36 states of the federation, Local Government councils, relevant tertiary institution, NGOs and the Market Women Association of the Housing State.

The festival set to host withing 35,000 and 60,000 people.

Over the last 29  years, NAFEST has consistently promoted nationally unity, craftsmanship, talent hunt, skills acquisition amongst other things.

The activities for NAFEST 2016 includes Traditional Cuisine Exhibition Fair & Competition, Traditional Parade/Charade of Dance; Introducing Arts & Culture from the 36 States of the Federation, FCT & Commonwealth Africa Nations, Arts & Craft Exhibition and Competition.

Traditional Wrestling Competition (Junior Category), Poetry Citation & Performance (School Participation/Children), Indigenous NAFEST Fashion exhibition Fair, Moonlight Games/Essay Writing Competition (Folklore & Tales), Drawing & Painting Exhibition/Competition, NAFEST Award Gala; Recognition for Promoters & Investors for the Art & Culture Development in Nigeria, NAFEST Variety Night & Music Concert!!

NAFEST as a national platform is designed to aggregate sectorial focus on wealth creation from the creative industry objective to investment diversification effort to grow the Nations GDP; this is achieved through economic Patronage of international/Rural Art work & Crafts, Artistes, Fashion designers, Transport & logistics, Food Vendors, Hotel & Hospitality Providers and drinks and manufacturing Vendors.

Celebrating the 29th Anniversary in Nigeria, NAFEST remains a veritable platform for internally generated income for empowering SME & MSME Business.

NAFEST is organised by the National Council for Arts & Culture, NCAC and duly endorsed by the Federal Ministry of Information, Culture, Tourism and National Orientation.

The event is supported by the Akwa Ibom State Government, Ministry of Information & Culture, FRCN, VON.

Brand and Media Partners include Pulse NG,Planet Tv, Ben Tv, Amandla Consulting, Vox Africa,NTA, Noww Magazine.  Joseftree Concepts Ltd, the Official PR Marketing/ Consultant.

For Participation and Sponsorship, visit the website on www.ncacprojects.com, send an email to joseftree@ncacprojects.com or Call 08037212543.

This is a feature by NAFEST 2016

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