(Felabration 2015 kicks off on October 12. Photo: Filed)
The annual anniversary of the death of Afrobeat king, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, tagged Felabration, is about to kick-off.
The week-long event will feature the best of entertainers drawn from across Africa including Falz, Olamide, Iyanya, Tekno, Waje, Burna Boy, Kiss Daniel, and many more are billed to perform.
This year’s event series, according to the organisers, will hold from October 12 to 18, 2015. An annual event, Felabration is a celebration of the life and times of the Afrobeat icon. It chronicles his ideals and everything he lived for.
Felabration is the brainchild of Fela’s eldest child, Yeni Kuti, fondly referred to as YK. She conceived the concept in 2008, and since then, the event holds during the week of Fela’s birthday.
The Afrobeat Musical Festival, which takes the form of a carnival, consists of a series of events, which include photo exhibitions, symposia, musical performances and street parades. It holds at the New Afrika Shrine in Alausa area of Ikeja, Lagos State.
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