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Events This Weekend: Here Comes 2014!



2014 - December 2013 - BellaNaija

Good afternoon BellaNaijarians, it’s Thursday.

BellaNaija Events presents to you Events This Weekend, the slot where Africa’s pace setter for all things entertainment, fashion, lifestyle, music and more, brings you all the most buzzed about events and places of interests to be spotted with friends and family.

We we see you all in 2014 with another edition ūüėČ

Check it out!
Visual Artist - December 2013 - BellaNaija

Art Exhibition by Lemi Ghariokwu
Lemi Ghariokwu designed iconic album covers for legendary musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti and other musical legends such as Bob Marley and Miriam Makeba will be displayed for all from this December to January 2014. Lemi’s works are in the hands of private collectors and museums worldwide. Admission is free for all.
Date: Thursday 26th December 2013 – Wednesday 15th January 2014
Venue: The Red Door Gallery, 51B Bishop Oluwole Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

Kakadu The Musical - December 2013 - BellaNaija

Kakadu, The Musical
Kakadu, The Musical returns once again to the MUSON centre. It promises to be an exciting show.
Date: Thursday 26th December 2013 – Friday 27th December 2013
Time: Matinee 12:30 | Evening 6 PM Daily
Venue: AGIP Recital Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos
Ticket Prices: N 5,000 | N 10,000 | N 15,000
Ticket Locations: Jazzhole, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos | MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos | The Playhouse Centre, VGC Recreation Club, Victoria Garden City, Victoria Island, Lagos |


Noel Par Chef Fregz
Chef Fregz is back with the Christmas edition of Chef Fregz Special.
Date: Sunday, 29th December 2013
Time: 12NOON – 8PM
Venue: GET Arena

For more information on the menu and prices on that day visit


Burn the Fat - December 2013 - BellaNaija

Burn The Fat
It is time to burn the fat this holiday season. A USA certified trainer will help you burn up to 1000 calories in 1 hour, give you intense cardio, body sculpting weight training…and guess what? Prizes at the end of the day. It kicked off on Saturday 14th December 2013 and will end on Saturday 28th December 2013. It will take place at the Bodyline Fitness & Gym, Lagos. It costs N 2,500 per session, N 9,000 for 4 and N 17,000 for all 8 sessions.
Date: Thursday 26th December 2013 РSaturday 28th December 2013
Venue: Bodyline Fitness & Gym, 6 Bank Road, Ikoyi, Lagos

Voice D Mic - October 2013 - BellaNaija

Voice D Mic
Voice D Mic, a weekly music talent hunt show to help promote and discover new stars in all genre of music, will take place today at the Modiza Lounge, Ikeja, Lagos. Three winners from the event will be chosen. Prizes include a free track recording and music video shoot as well as an opportunity to network with some of the top music execs and personalities. So if you are an aspiring musician, you don’t want to miss out. Admission is free for all.
Date: Thursday 26th December 2013
Time: 4 PM
Venue: Modiza Lounge, 64B Toyin Street, Opebi, Ikeja, Lagos

Karaoke Night

Karaoke Night at LaMango
LaMango Restaurant and Bar, Lagos cordially invites you to its karaoke night. Admission is free for all.
Date: Thursday 26th December 2013
Time: 6 PM
Venue: La Mango Restaurant & Bar, 2 Adekunle Fajuyi Street, Ikeja, GRA, Lagos ______________________________________________________________________________


The Eyes Wide Shut Masked Party
Kudeta Lounge and Ciroc Ultra Premium Vodka invite you to the party that’s set to rock the city of Lagos РThe Eyes Wide Shut Masked Party. Organized for the sophisticated, urban and fashionable, there will be delicious complimentary Ciroc cocktails and music at the event. The event is strictly by invitation; call them if you will like to attend. Guests with invites get a mask and Ciroc in his/hers gift pack.
Date: Thursday 26th December 2013
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Kudeta Lounge, the Roof Top, Mega Plaza, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, call 08033677383 | 08060040401

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LoudNProudLive Series presents Xmas Special “Flavour of the Old Skool” Party Edition
LoudNProud Live Series will hold its last edition for 2013 today at the InterContinental Hotel, Lagos. Tagged Xmas Special: Flavour of the Old Skool, the event will be lit up with music by DJ Jimmy Jatt. It promises to be fun. The dress code is glam, sexy and retro.
Date: Thursday 26th December 2013
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Soul at InterContinental Hotel, Kofo Abayomi street, Victoria Island, Lagos

Closer Live in Lagos - BellaNaija - December 2013

Closer Live in Lagos
Beeta Universal Arts Foundation and Get Reel Productions collaborate to bring to you for the first time on stage in Lagos, the Tony Award winning play written by Patrick Marber, Closer. These characters are brought artfully to life by the brilliant cast consisting of Kalu Ikeagwu (Tinsel) and AMVA nominee for Flower Girl Bikiya Graham-Douglas, Eku Edewor (Studio 53 Extra) and director/actor Ochuko Oke.
Date: Friday 27th December 2013 – Saturday 28th December 2013
Time: 12 Noon Daily
Venue: The Ball Room, Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos
Tickets Locations: Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos | Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos |

Oluranlowo Mi - Events This Weekend - December 2013

Oluranlowo Mi – My Benefactor
In 2012,¬†Haven for the Nigerian Child produced a movie titled Oluranlowo Mi – My Benefactor.¬†For Christmas, it will be screened at Terra Kulture, Lagos. ¬†The movie is a film that gives you a glimpse into the lives of some street children. It tells the trues stories of what abuse led them to run away from home, what their lives were like living in the midst of the dregs of society on Kuramo beach in Lagos, and how they fared pending on the ‘help’ they get good or bad.
Date: Friday 27th December 2013
Time: 5 PM
Venue: Terra Kulture, 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Fee: N 3,000

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The Big 60
The¬†BIG 60¬†event is back. It is a fun event that mixes a blend of fashion, art, music and lifestyle over the course of 60 days. It attracts the bright and dynamic personalities in these industries and beyond in a bespoke, curated environment where they can mix, share ideas, network and of course, party. ‚ÄúEat, Drink and Play‚Ä̬†is the theme. There will fashion nights featuring rising stars in the design and retail industry, a cocktails, a photo booth and so much more. Admission is free for all.
Date: Friday 27th December 2013 ‚Äď Friday 31st January 2014
Time: 6 PM ‚Äď 11:30 PM
Venue: Whitespace, 58 Raymond Nkoju, Ikoyi, Lagos

Volunteer Nigeria - December 2013 - BellaNaija

Volunteer Nigeria
As part of its end of the year activity, Volunteer Nigeria is seeking volunteers to visit and make donations to a destitute home in Abuja. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday 28th December 2013
Time: 9 AM
Venue: Alheri Special Village Yagoji, Bwari, Abuja (Destitute & Lepers Community)

Watersworth Art Fun Flair

Watersworth presents Fit, Fun & Flair
Do you love to dance and are you looking for a fun and fab way to lose weight? Then Fit, Fun and Flair is for you. Watersworth Art Gallery in conjunction with Gbenga Yusuf of Maltina Dance All competition, presents you dance classes that will make all the difference. The offer package/fee is N 15,000.
Date: Saturday 28th December 2013
Time: 9:30 AM
Venue: Watersworth Gallery, 3B Unity Close off Africa Lane, Lekki, Lagos
Contact:¬†For more info and general inquiries, call 0809999092 | 07030799683 | e-mail[email protected]

Watersworth Art Brokers

Watersworth Art Brokers
Encourage your child’s creativity by registering them now for Watersworth Art Brokers’ training in art. Drawing inspiration from the works in the gallery’s collection students will create hands on projects while the master artists help them in learning and creating their own works in different media and styles. Registration fee is N 10,000 while adults will pay the sum of N 20,000.
Date: Saturday 28th December 2013
Time: 9:30 AM
Venue: Watersworth Gallery, 3B Unity Close off Africa Lane, Lekki, Lagos
Contact:¬†For more info and general inquiries, call 0809999092 | 07030799683 | e-mail[email protected]

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Mad King of Ijudiya
Thespian Family Theatre and Productions presents Mad King of Ijudiya. The play is written by Ayo Jaiyesimi and written by Abiola Segun-Williams. Starring in the production are Joke Silva,Akin Lewis, Nedu of Wazobia FM, Paul Adams, Shaffi Akinrimisi, Michael Odiachi and Inna Eriza.
Date: Saturday 28th December 2013 РSunday 29th December 2013
Time: 3 PM | 6 PM
Venue: Agip Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos
Ticket Prices: Children N 2,000 | Regular N 5,000 | Couple N 8,000 | VIP N 10,000 | Premium N 20,000
Ticket Locations: Healthplus Ikeja, Surulere | The Palms Shopping Mall, Lagos | Bruno’s Place Ikeja, Lagos |,,,,

4th Annual Naya Holiday Party - December 2013 - BellaNaija

4th Annual NAYA Holiday Party
The 4th annual Nigerian American Mothers for Youth Advancement (NAYA) Holiday Party, will take place this weekend at the Grand Versailles, New Jersey, USA. It will be hosted by Chief Chima and feature live performances by Dynamic Afrique Dancers and Vic2Tee as well as music by DJ EL-G. The event will kick off with a meet and greet by 8 PM.
Date: Saturday 28th December 2013
Time: 8 PM – 1 AM
Venue: The Grand Versailles at Quality Inn, 531 Route 38 West, Maple Shade, New Jersey, USA
Ticket Prices: $ 20 at

Koga Entertainment One Nite Stand Hot & Raw event - Bellanaija - Deecember 2013

Koga One Night Stand
The anticipated Koga One Night Stand event is going down tonight in Lagos. It will feature live performances by Wizkid, Wande Coal, Sean Tizzle, Terry G and Reminisce. The music fiesta is aimed at celebrating established and upcoming Nigerian musicians and will provide an opportunity for acts signed to Koga Entertainment to perform. It will play host to Koga Open House Winner Zayo alongside first and second runner ups Dris and Skinny Tweed.
Date: Saturday 28th December 2013
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Koga Studios, 2 Bolaji Close, Oregun, Lagos
Ticket Prices: Regular N 2,000 | VIP N 10,000 | Premium Gold N 50,000 | Platinum Reserve N 500,000

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One Nite: Live & Unplugged with Nneka
LoudNProudLive  presents a night of music with international artiste Nneka. The event will see Nneka perform new music from her forthcoming album to be released in 2014. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday 28th December 2013
Time: 9 PM
Venue: Soul at Intercontinental Hotel, Kofo Abayomi street, Victoria Island, Lagos

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Ejiro Amos Tafiri and Deat Lagos End of Year Soirée / Sales
Come with your family, friends, fashionistas and have a great shopping experience to end 2013 in style by stocking up on your favourite Ejiro Amos-Tafiri and DEAT pieces at incredibly discounted prices! Up to 70% off! Admission is free for all.
Date: Sunday 29th December 2013
Time: 12 Noon – 7 PM
Venue: The Fashion Portal, 5, Ribadu off Awolowo, Ikoyi Lagos

Miss Pearl 2014 - December 2013 - BellaNaija

Miss Pearl 2014 & Awards Night
Pearl World presents its Miss Pearl 2014 and awards night taking place on Sunday in Ondo state. One aspiring beauty queen will crowned Miss Pearl 2014.
Date: Sunday 29th December 2013
Time: 4 PM
Venue: Domfav Hotel & Suites, Ayeka Okiti-Pupa, Ondo
Gate Fee: Single N 1,000 | Couple N 1,500 | VIP N 2,500

Lare's Old Skool Nite

Lare’s Old Skool Nite
You are invited to Lare’s Old Skool Nite event at La Mango Restaurant and Bar, Lagos.
Date: Sunday 29th December 2013
Time: 5 PM
Venue: La Mango Restaurant & Bar, 2 Adekunle Fajuyi Street, Ikeja, GRA, Lagos
Contact:¬†For more info and general inquiries, call 08082646670 | 08191914220 | e-mail[email protected]

Move Back to Nigeria Networking Nights – Lagos Edition
Join the MBTN team for an evening of relaxed and informal networking in a vibrant atmosphere, providing the opportunity to engage with a wealth of business and other professionals operating within and outside Nigeria. An awards ceremony will also take place, to appreciate the extraordinary personalities who have featured in our weekly interviews. This is a chance to mix and mingle with like-minded individuals, sharing innovative ideas and discussing avenues for success over a cocktail or two. To register for the event, click here
Date: Monday 30th December 2013
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Lagos Oriental Hotel, 3 Lekki Road, Victoria Island, Lagos
________________________________________________________________________________________¬†is not responsible for the organization or further promotion of these events, neither do we have a stake in their sales or popularity. Inclusion in ‚ÄúEvents This Weekend‚ÄĚ is Free. Contact ‚Ästadsales (at)¬†on or before Wednesday every week if you will like your event to be included. Note that BN reserves the right to choose which events are featured. ‚ÄúPay to attend‚ÄĚ parties attract a fee.

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  1. Poison Ivy

    December 26, 2013 at 3:41 pm

    Omooo,abeg I no fit,I dey village

  2. Babatunde Wallace

    December 27, 2013 at 6:13 am

    The exhibition at Red Door Gallery was simply awesome! Lemi
    still has so much talent! World Clas art in a world class

  3. joan

    December 27, 2013 at 9:10 am

    I’m in shock . that Almighty calabar carnival didn’t make d list .

  4. Samara Peters

    December 27, 2013 at 10:52 am

    I was at the last exhibition at Red door Gallery, it was mind blowing, #Awesome#… sorry, I couldn’t be at the Lemi’s exhibition opening.. will be there definitely this weekend.. Welldone Lemi, I believe in your great works…

  5. Omolola

    December 27, 2013 at 10:53 am

    I agree about the Exhibition at Red Door Gallery. I used to think Lemieux was a record producer #shameonme# but nice place to visit seriously

  6. Omolola

    December 27, 2013 at 11:45 am

    I agree with Babatunde. Lemi’s exhibition at Red Door Gallery is awesome. The gallery sef try. Very nice place. Haven’t seen one like it in ages

  7. Nirvana

    December 27, 2013 at 12:10 pm

    Vintage Lemi Ghariokwu strikes again at Red door Gallery, 51b Bishop Oluwoye! Nice exhibition, Very cool gallery with nice space, Nice art on Fela, Madella, Ojukwu, Malcom, Martin Luther King and others. I can’t mention all, you have to come see for yourself. Don’t Miss out! I’m a great fan.

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