Partners, sponsors and young entrepreneurs from Nigeria and the UK saw the British Council – the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities – launch the year-long cultural season; UK/Nigeria 2015–16.
UK/Nigeria 2015–16 is a major season of arts in Nigeria aimed at building new audiences, collaborations and strengthening relationships between the UK and Nigeria.
Guests present at the event included Bolanle Olukanni, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Tope Oshin, Kelechi Amadi-Obi, Tunde Sotimirin and Lola Shoneyin.
Also present were officials of the British High Commission and the British Council including Simon Shercliff (Deputy High Commissioner), Connie Price (Country Director, Nigeria, British Council) and Ojoma Ochai (Director Arts Nigeria, British Council).
Others that stepped out to support the British Council include DJ Sose, KPeace, Ayo Olukanni, Arnold Jackson, Chioma Udeh, Funmilayo Balogun and more.
Check out photos from the event below!