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Events This Weekend



Good Morning BellaNaijarians, it’s Thursday!

As you all know, it’s that day of the week when yours truly – Africa’s pace setter for all things entertainment, fashion, lifestyle, music and more, keeps you constantly updated with all the most buzzed about events and places of interest to be spotted with all your loved ones.

We searched high and low, near and far, for the best events this weekend, that will surely keep you entertained. In Lagos, Nigerian design label Zebra Living will launch its 2012 capsule collection “Nabilla” in style, this is one event all fashionistas must not miss, other events not to miss in Lagos include Feast of Worship with Ebenezer Obey and Yinka Ayefele, Tony Elumelu Lecture Series on Building a Great African Agribusiness with Vimal Shah as well as the Batonga Stage Play.

Lagos is not only the place to be, the maiden edition of the Africa Hair Extravaganza will take center stage in South Africa, House of Versatile Style will be having a sample sale event at the We Run the Night Fashion Mixer & Shopping Event hosted by Emily B from VH1’s Love & Hip Hop in New York City and don’t miss the New World Nigeria Showcase with Tiwa Savage, 2Face Idibia, Naeto C, Asa, Keziah Jones, Choc Boiz, Waje, Wande Coal and King Sunny Ade in London.

Phew! Surely a fully packed week of non stop fun and excitement, be safe, stay happy and never stop dreaming BIG! We Love you all, See you next week.


Nabilla: Fashion in the Gallery
Zebra Living in conjunction with Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne, Rosalita’s Desserts and The Life House present Nabilla: Fashion in the Gallery, an event to unveil Zebra Living’s capsule collection Nabilla. Attendees will be treated to premium music, food and drinks as well as be exposed to the versatility and integration of fashion, fine art and luxury. It promises to be a tasteful, dynamic, luxury-inspired, culture accented event for Zebra customers and the fashion and lifestyle enthused public at large. Admission is free for all!
Date: Sunday 12th August 2012
Time: 2 PM – 8 PM
Venue: The Nike Art Gallery, Lekki-Epe Way, (Third Roundabout), Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, call 07034030683 | 08162643836 | e-mail [email protected] | follow them on Twitter | log on to their Website

New World Nigeria Showcase
It is going down in London! Tiwa Savage, 2face Idibia, Naeto C, Asa and Keziah Jones are back performing in the UK for the 2nd event of the New World Nigeria Showcase. They’ll be joined by Choc Boiz (Ice Prince, MI, Brymo & Jesse Jagz), Waje, Wande Coal, King Sunny Ade and more, for the Nigerian cultural extravaganza at Nigeria House, Theatre Royal in Stratford. The event will also showcase other Nigerian creative arts such as Nollywood films, arts and crafts, and fashion exhibitions over 4 weeks and there will also be a storytelling workshop for kids and a Nigerian traditional dress workshop. To get tickets and see the full programme visit:
Date: Thursday 9th August 2012 – Sunday 12th August 2012
Venue: Nigeria House, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Gerry Raffles Square, London, E15 1BN
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, like their Facebook Page | log on to their Website

GEC International College Summer Camp
Treat your kids this season to an exciting time of fun and learning at the GEC International College Summer Camp. All students from primary to tertiary institutions will be taught numerous educational subjects as well as take part in the following activities roller skating, cycling, hair dressing, cooking, basketball and so many more. The summer camp kicked off 3 weeks ago, but be sure to get in touch for details on how to join.
Date: Thursday 9th August 2012 – Monday 30th August 2012
Time: 9 AM – 3 PM Daily
Venue: 48 Saka Tinubu Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: For more information and general enquiries, call 08034015525 for Lagos | 08033160919 for Abuja | 08068446457 for Port Harcourt | e-mail [email protected] | follow them on Twitter @GEC_London | log on to their Website

The Retrospective Spectacular Sports Sale
To celebrate the ongoing Olympics, Retrospective store is having its spectacular sports sale at their Surulere and Ikoyi stores. Shop for clothes, shoes, bags, purses and sports related outfits for discounted rates.
Date: Thursday 9th August 2012 – Sunday 12th August 2012
Time: 9 AM – 7 PM Daily
Venue: 2 Aderigbigbe Street, Ikate, Surulere, off Alhaji Masha, Near Ogosco Bus Stop, Lagos | Shop 8, Prime Shopping Complex, 24 Muri Okunola Street, Opposite Eti Osa, LGA, Victoria Island, Lagos

Feast of Worship Live Concert with Ebenezer Obey, Ayefele, Abiara & More
Feast of Worship Live – an annual gospel musical concert and festival, will take place this Friday. The event kicking off at 9 PM, will see these music artistes – Ebenezer Obey, Yinka Ayefele, Dr. Bukola Akinade, Kenny KORE of the Olori-Oko fame, Taye Ojo, The Effect, Yemmy and many others perform live and give praise to the Lord. Admission is free for all!
Date: Friday 10th August 2012
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Church Auditorium, Christ Apostolic Church (C.A.C) Agbala-Itura Zonal Headquarters, Agege, Lagos

Managing Business for Christ presents Breakfast with the Lord Meeting
Managing Business for Christ – a Christian charity aimed at providing support services to business owners and entrepreneurs, will be holding an event tagged “Breakfast with the Lord Meeting”. This meeting will be centered around capacity building and address topics such as strategy, finance, HR and many others. The event which will be facilitated by Feyi Olubodun of Insight Communications, is free for all to attend but you have to register online at
Date: Saturday 11th August 2012
Time: 8.30am – 10.30am
Venue: Golden Gate, Kingsway Road, Ikoyi, Lagos

Africa International Hair Extravaganza (AIHE)
The elite award ceremony for the African hair industry – Africa International Hair Extravaganza (AIHE), will be held in grand style this Saturday at the Coca Cola Dome, Johannesburg, South Africa. This first of its kind award show aimed at acknowledging the contribution and magnificent work done by the African hair industry, will be a fantastic opportunity and insight on the general public’s preference and views on respective hair brands and services.
Date: Saturday 11th August 2012 – Sunday 12th August 2012
Time: 10 AM Daily
Venue: The Coca Cola Dome, Johannesburg, South Africa
Tickets: R 220 | For Tickets, Click Here
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, e-mail [email protected] | follow them on Twitter | like their Facebook Page | log on to their Website

Building a Great African Agribusiness with Vimal Shah
This Saturday, the Tony Elumelu Foundation Lecture Series will hold a seminar on Building a Great African Agribusiness at Dominic Theatre at Heirs Place, Ikoyi, Lagos. The event kicking off by 4 PM will see in attendance Vimal Shah (Advisory Board Member, TEF and Chief Executive Officer, Bidco Group Ltd, Kenya), who has been regarded as one of Africa’s most visionary business leaders. The event is strictly by invitation, for a chance at attending, send an e-mail to
Date: Saturday 11th August 2012
Time: 4 PM
Venue: Dominic Theatre at Heirs Place, 1 MacGregor Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, call 0127746415 | E-mail [email protected] | Follow them on Twitter | Like their Facebook Page | Log on to their Website

House of Versatile Styles + HVS Accessories NYC Sample Sale
Join House of Versatile Styles at the We Run the Night Fashion Mixer and Shopping Event hosted by Emily B from VH1’s Love & Hip Hop. At the event taking place at the Studio Arte, New York, USA, you will shop for amazing deals on all Bukola Are brands including including House of Versatile Styles and HVS Accessories.
Date: Saturday 11th August 2012
Time: 6 PM – 7 PM
Venue: Studio Arte, 265 West 37th 17th Floor, New York, NY 10018, USA
Tickets: $35 (They can be purchased at the venue)

Batonga – The Tale of Child Trafficking
Experience Jo Demmer‘s stage play “Batonga – The Tale of Child Trafficking” live at Terra Kulture, Lagos this Sunday. The play which features Yinka Davies, promises to be fun and interesting from beginning to the end.
Date: Sunday 12th August 2012
Time: 1st Show 4 PM | 2nd Show 6 PM
Venue: Terra Kulture, Plot 1379 Tiamiyu Savage Street, off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket Prices: N 2,500


Yes, we know this isn’t part of Events This Weekend, but this is good news for all aspiring script writers. Submission for the Home Vida 2012 Short Script competition ends on Wednesday 15th August 2012, so be sure to head to for all the details. The winner stands the chance of winning a grant to produce his/her film as well as winning N100,000 and automatic qualification for a Genevieve Nnaji Scholarship.
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