The highly-anticipated Ake Arts and Books Festival will take place on
Date: Thursday, October 24th – Sunday, October 27th, 2019
Venue: Alliance Francaise | Mike Adenuga Centre, 9 Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos State
Organized in partnership with Sterling Bank, Ake Festival will once again bring together writers, artists, filmmakers, poets, dancers and thinkers from all over the world to support our goal of developing, promoting and celebrating creativity on the African continent. As such, the finest of contemporary African literature, music, art, film, and theatre will be showcased in over sixty events.
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#AkeFest19 brings you amazing books by brilliant authors like Bernadine Evaristo, Jennifer Makumbi, Wole Talabi, Tope Folarin, Adaobi Nwaubani, Tsitsi Dangaremgba, Mona Eltahawy, Nicole Dennis- Benn and a host of many others Registration is still ongoing on the website Akefestival.org #akefestival #akefest #akefest19 #akefestivalguest #blackbodiesgreymatter #festivalbooks #afropolitan #africafirst #panafrican
The festival will have one hundred guests from all over the African continent (and beyond), converge for four days of cultural immersion.
The theme for the 2019 edition of Ake Arts and Book Festival is “Black Bodies|Grey Matter“, so our conversations will explore how our minds and bodies have impacted and been impacted by the course of history.
Sponsors of the 2019 edition of Ake Arts and Book Festival include Goethe Institut, Unilever, the French Embassy, the Miles Morland Foundation, the US Consulate, Nikon, News Central, Budweiser, Orijin, Alliance Francaise, Vlisco, the Government of Canada, the Fate Foundation and Annoying Logo.
For more details, visit the website.