Visitors will enjoy an intimate one-hour session with accomplished authors who discuss theme, technique, plot, character and style in their work.
Seasoned Nigerian and international poets; Nick Makoha, Kayo Chigonyi, Saddiq Dzukogi, Uche Nduka and Theresa Lola will thrill us with their magical performances.
At this year’s Ake Festival, we will feature amazing African/Nigerian artists like Eloghosa Osunde and Roye Okupe who will be showcasing their works.
In addition to screening a range of new documentaries and films, we will screen Rafiki; a 2018 Kenyan drama film directed by Wanuri Kahiu .
On Friday night of the Festival, visitors will get to watch an outstanding stage production; The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, by Lola Shoneyin.
To capture the strides and beauty of West African music, attendees will be given the opportunity to see another thrilling musical concert that promises to be memorable.