Last week, BellaNaija.com exclusively told you that Nigerian sugar-craft cake maestro Tosan Jemide of Cakes by Tosan will unveil “The Tallest Cake in Africa” at the Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Now the Cakes by Tosan team has released details on the event, read details below;
Having showcased his skills in several cake and sugar craft exhibitions around the world, Tosan Jemide will take on his most challenging project yet. He has concluded plans to create and exhibit the Tallest Cake in Africa.
Cakes by Tosan has earned the reputation as being one of the best cake brands in Nigeria, creating designs that are exclusively qualitative and aesthetically appealing. It is only natural that continental feats should follow.
The groundbreaking event will also serve as a promotional platform for the sugar craft industry as a bonafide art form with incredible untapped potentials, especially in this part of the world. It will be displayed as part of the second edition of Cakes by Tosan’s Ultimate Luxury event.
The Tallest Cake in Africa will be unveiled on Thursday 16th May 2013 at the Silverbird Galleria, Lagos. Government functionaries, captains of industry, cake enthusiasts, school pupils, friends and fans of Tosan as well as members of the media, are expected to attend.
Plans are currently ongoing to capture the ten tiered cakes which is a fusion of global, African, Nigerian and Lagos state elements in its artistry, in Guinness Book of World Records.
You are invited to be a part of the event. You can view the cake on Saturday 18th May 2013 as well as take pictures with it. A special portal will be created for the gallery where you can go and tag yourself for the benefit of your friends and family members near or far.
Selected schools will also be invited on group excursions.
Day 1: Thursday 16th May 2013 – Exclusive Grand Unveiling of the cake for selected guests
Day 2: Friday 17th May 2013 – School Excursions and Public Viewing
Day 3: Saturday 18th May 2013 – Public Viewing
Day 4: Sunday 19th May 2013 – Public viewing and Mentorship session with Tosan Jemide
After the mentorship session, the cake will be brought down and distributed to orphanages and similar charity organizations to commemorate the upcoming Children’s day celebration.
The project is supported by LEAP Africa, BellaNaija.com, Coca-Cola, Golden Penny Flour, Access Bank, Flour Mills of Nigeria, Kogsy Sugarcraft Foundation, African Artist Foundation, Genevieve Magazine and Millers Icing Sugar.