As London gears up for the Olympics, Africa’s most dynamic country, Nigeria is brought to life at Stratford. The East London borough of Newham will be treated to a feast of African music when top Nigerian artists take to the stage at the historical Stratford Theatre Royal from 21 to 25 July 2012 as part of the New World Nigeria Sports and Cultural Showcase.
New World Nigeria is an initiative of the Bank of Industry. Created to market the diverse and vibrant Nigerian economy, it promotes investment and business opportunities for investor and business of all sizes.
The second week of the project brings celebrated Nigerian musical acts, including the man who put Juju on the map, King Sunny Ade, Seun Kuti and Egypt 80, 2 Face, Tiwa Savage, Naeto C, Choc Boiz: M.I, Jesse Jagz, Ice Prince & Brymo, Wiz Boyy, Waje and many more.
Bank of Industry, BOI General Manager of Strategic Planning, Waheed Olagunju said: “We are looking forward to promote inward missions of Nigerian businesses to the UK and UK businesses to Nigeria.”
The exchange at New World Nigeria will also include films, literature, theatre and poetry. Attendees can also enjoy an exhibition of Nigerian manufactured goods which will also be on display.
For tickets, visit https://stratfordeast.ticketsolve.com/
Saturday 21st July 2012
WizBoyy 8.10PM – 8.30PM
Waje 8.35PM – 9.05PM
2Face 9.15PM – 10PM
Sunday 22nd July 2012
Young Mo 7.35PM – 7.45PM
Wande Coal 7.50PM – 8.35PM
Choc Boiz 8.55PM – 10PM
Monday 23rd July 2012
Tiwa 7.35PM – 7.55PM
Naeto C 8:00PM – 8:30PM
M.I 8:30PM – 9:00PM
River of Music 9:15PM – 10:00PM
Tuesday 25th July 2012
Bez 7:05PM – 7:25PM
Keziah Jones 7:40PM – 9:00PM
King Sunny Ade 9:10PM – 10:10PM
Wednesday 25th July 2012
Nigerian Diasporama 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 9:00PM – 10:30PM