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Art festival kicks off in Lagos

SpanFest is a week long festival brought to you by The Society for the Performing Arts in Nigeria (SPAN).

Head on to the ongoing SpanFest 2017 at the MuriOkunola park and go watch the captivating show, “Timeless Roots”, a stage show of music, dance, art and fashion combined into a runway of moving human exhibits manifesting symbols from the Yoruba cultural heritage.

SPANFEST is a week long festival brought to you by The Society for the Performing Arts in Nigeria (SPAN).

This year’s festival is themed “My Beat, My City” – Iluu Mi, Ilu Mii, which is a celebration of the 50-year vibrant existence of Lagos State is set to be a modern day experience of the great ‘’FESTAC".

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A benefit concert featuring top notch Nigerian Artistes in support of the scholarship fund for the SPAN Academy of Jazz and Contemporary music.

Event Line Up

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

Saturday, November 18th, 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.

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

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

Tuesday, November 21st, 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.

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

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017: Workshop Exhibition showcasing the performances of participants as learnt during the workshop. This will be 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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