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Nigeria Gets Its First Reggae Festival, A 3 Day-long Event


• Nigerians shall witness the 1st National Reggae Music Festiva featuring Jamaicans, Nigerians and world acclaimed stars assembling in Southeast Nigeria for the kickoff. The Festival is a three days event starting from September 29th to 1st of October 2018 in Awka city, Anambra State, Nigeria.

• On 29th of September a seminar with the University of the West Indies and Nnamdi Azikiwe University participants, Guest speakers and Representatives from music and Copyright organizations, shall be educating Nigerians/Africans, upcoming artistes on the THEME: "MUSIC AS A BUSINESS "and "How to Collect their Royalties". Seminar Time: 10am - 12pm.
Tea break @1pm ... Lunch Break: 2pm
Followed by Interactive Session and Photo the seminar session.
Venue: To be announced later.

• On 30th of September .... All the Musicians will have the opportunity to tell Nigerians/Africans the importance of unity and one love in a special Press Conference and courtesy visits. Special Guest speakers be invited to throw more light on why Africans must be united and love one another. The South Africa artiste shall talk more about the xenophobic attack and why Africans must eradicate it in Africa. As the founder of Music Africa Awake "Prince Emeka Ojukwu" and the Originator of the Nigeria Reggae Festival is living in South Africa, the organizers plan to do a short Documentary of our South African brothers and sisters living in Nigeria, plus how we have been taking care of them, ad well as partner with SABC (South African Broadcasting Cooperation) to showcase a Documentary to enable us to strengthen our relationship with South Africa and other Africa States. Time: 2pm-6pm.
The musicians and speakers shall equally share historical information on the past and present reggae musicians that have shaped the reggae industry to where is it today.
From 6pm to 8pm there shall be a Banquet Dinner and Awards ceremony with a live band performance. Venue: To be announced later.

• 1st of October is the main event day from 12noon till late.
As from 12noon Vendors will showcase reggae products, African Foods, African clothings, with the Selectors Playing special Dubs and DJs. Venue: Alex Ekwueme Square , Awka.
Live Performances shall begin by 2pm till late night with MC's and beat of DJs ...There will be an AfterFestival Day party at the Las Vegas Niteclub via New World Lounge ...
Note: The festival shall be wrapped up with a Tour of some states of Nigeria. Collaborators and sponsors can contact us now.

To Know More About the Tour Email At:
[email protected]
For more information about the festival visit:
[email protected]
Tel: +234 1 453 4590
Yours in art and culture development
Prince Emeka Ojukwu
Founder Music Africa Awake
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