Saturday, May 25, 2013

Date Idea - Taruwa Festival of Performing Arts

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This June, in addition to its monthly gatherings, Taruwa introduces a festival, Taruwa Festival of Performing Arts in Nigeria designed as a 3day cocktail of rich events. TAF is an annual event kicking off this year on Thursday June 6 and ending on Saturday, June 8, 2013, to paint Lagos all shades of art through music, poetry, theatre, dance, fashion and screening of short films, all holding at TerraKulture, Victoria Island, Lagos

Event: Taruwa Festival of Performing Arts in Nigeria [TAF]
Date: Thursday, 6th June – Saturday, 8th June, 2013
Venue: TerraKulture, Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket Locations
- Early Bird tickets are on sale for one week, starting tomorrow Tuesday, May 21, 2013 and can be purchased on
- Normal Priced tickets will go on sale nextweek, from May 27, 2013 on, and at TerraKulture, Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria island, Lagos

The festival makes a grand opening on Thursday, June 6 with the adaptation of Bobo Omotayo's bestselling book LONDON LIFE LAGOS LIVING live on stage with a stellar cast; this 2-hour show also opens with a musical performance and the one-woman play CHRONICLES OF A HEROINE by Ijeoma Grace Agu.

The second day of the festival, Friday, June 7 gets even more interesting, as it kicks off with a Children’s show in the morning, after which a screening of short films and Open Mic Theatre will hold, seeing the day round off with a Mega Concert featuring carefully selected acts to thrill the audience with the finest performances in music, spoken word, dance and a dash of fashion.

On Saturday, June 8, 2013, the festival will come to a grand close with The ANKARA BALL, a glamorous Ankara-themed night of music, dinner and dance.

Though its first outing, the passionate team at TAF plans for the festival to be the largest and most consistent performing arts festival in Nigeria, attracting visitors from all over the world, and making it a festival of National importance, highly valued as a catalyst for cultural and community development.

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