By Oluwatope Lawanson
The 2022 Felabration will kick off with three major competitions aimed at providing the platform for young creatives to attain enviable heights through artwork, afrobics dance, and fashion competitions.
This is contained in a statement issued by Onyekachi Nwanya, Head, Social Media for Felebration Artwork Competition.
According to the organisers, the 2022 annual festival of music and arts commemorating the life and times of Nigeria’s foremost musical icon, the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti will begin on Sept. 29 with the artwork competition.
“The artwork competition, which is scheduled to hold at the Kalakuta museum is with the theme: ‘Fear not 4 man.
“After the competition, three winners are expected to emerge in the art competition with the second runner-up going home with N100,000, the first runner-up with N150,000 and the winner will be presented with a cash prize of N250,000.00
“The festival and celebration of late Fela Kuti continue on Friday, Sept. 30 with Afrobics dance competition scheduled to hold at the New Afrikan Shrine.
“The festival train moves to Freedom Park on October 2, where the fashion competition, Dress Like Fela will be held,“she said.
The Dress Like Fela Fashion Competition, according to the organisers, was conceptualised to create more cultural awareness and an opportunity to showcase Fela-inspired outfits.
“The winner of the fashion show will be rewarded with a sum of N1m, mentorship from a leading fashion designer, and publicity opportunities,”she said.