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    Be part of celebrating the culture and heritage of Lagos
    – Colour, Drama, Sound and Rhythm

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    Art, Culture, Performances, Business Sessions,
    Excursions, Art and Techno-Expositions, Literary readings, the Diaspora.

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    Excursions, Art and Techno-Expositions, Literary readings, the Diaspora.

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    Culture

    Performances by youth,
    Literary readings and poetry.

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    Rising off the coast of Lagos, on land reclaimed from the
    Atlantic Ocean, stands Eko Atlantic: a 21st century city
    providing vital real estate for people to live and work.

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Obi at’Orogbo

Written and directed by: Seun Awobajo, for Footprints of David Arts Academy

Date: May 26
Venue: National Theatre, Iganmu
Time: 7.00pm
Gate: Premier/Command (By invitation)

Date: May 27
Venue: Lagos Motor Boat Club, Victoria Island
Time: 6.00pm
Gate: FREE

Obi at'Orogbo is a Yoruba classical ballet piece exploring the sacred nature and importance of bitter kola and kolanut (Obi ati Orogbo). Aside their sacrificial use and health benefits, bitter-cola and kolanut play a major role in indigenous belief system, especially in religious and cultural affairs. They play crucial role in realisation of the ritual contents of most festivals and celebrations in Nigeria.

About FOOTPRINTS OF DAVID

A multiple-award winning chil-dren/students dance theatre troupe with vast experience in performanc-es both at home and internationally, the FoD, based in the Bariga area of Lagos, and led by Seun Awobajo, enjoys patronage and support from numerous eminent Nigerians, and recently received commendation in "performance excellence" from the former German president, Joachim Gauck, when he visited Nigeria in 2016.

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  • Concise history of Lagos State.

  • Various events taking place commemorating Lagos@50 from May 27, 2016, climaxing on May 27, 2017

  • Peoples and culture of Lagos State

  • Colour, glamour and splendid display at the Lagos Carnival.

  • Art and craft exhibition showcasing contemporary Nigerian artists.

  • Dance, theatre, drama by highly talented youth from all parts of Lagos State.

  • Eyo

    Origins and history of the Eyo festival, also know as the Adamu Orisha Play.

  • Eko Atlantic: a 21st century city providing vital real estate for people to live and work.

  • Past Governors and Heads of Government of Lagos State from inception.

  • A water display of culture and tradition held on the creeks and lagoons of Lagos.

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