THE ARTHUB, LAGOS & CELEBRATION OF OCTOBER MONTH OF FREEDOM AND CREATIVITY 2018

THE ARTHUB, LAGOS & CELEBRATION OF OCTOBER MONTH OF FREEDOM AND CREATIVITY (2018)

PIN Initiatives

Poets in Nigeria (PIN) is delighted to announce the details of the 2018 edition of The ArtHub. Slated for 6th & 7th October at Oaks Garden Cultural Centre, Powerline Bus stop, Isheri-Igando, Lagos, The ArtHub will encapsulate the celebration of October Month of Freedom and Creativity instituted by PIN in 2017.

Programme Overview

Theme:
Freedom – Where is Creativity?
Main Speaker: Comrade Poet Aj Dagga Tolar (Author, Dis Sick Republic)

(A) (1) Guest Authors:
Kukogho Iruesiri Samson
Chinyere Darline Ezeigwe
*Special Reading – Ken Ike (Author, The River Died)

(2) Guest Authors:
Henry Akubuiro
Umar Yogiza Jr.
*Special Reading – Yemi Adebiyi (Chair, ANA, Lagos)

(B) (a) Chief Guest Poet Performer
Dike Chukwumerije (Abuja)

Guest Poet Performers
(i) Prestige Ifeanyi Bernard (Lagos)
(ii) Opeoluwa Olatunbosun ( Ibadan)
(iii) Nnane Ntube (Cameroun)

(b) Chief Guest Musician
Kriston Kama (Abuja)

Guest Musicians
Pelumi Lawal (Pelumi BABA) – Yoruba music Rapper (Lagos)
Makinde Peter Damilola

(c) Chief Guest Guitarist
ToboRATED

(C) Events/Moderators
(1) Storytelling – Kolade Olanrewaju, Lkg Onigege Wura
(2) Spoken Call – Veralyn Chinenye
(3) Collaborative Poetry Performance – Shola Phebian Oguntoyinbo Adekunle
(4) Report Writing – Prestige Ifeanyi Bernard
(5) Celebration of Poets – NSPP 2018
(6) Presentation of Winners, NSPP 2018
(7) Presentation of Winner, PIN Yaba Slam
(8) Presentation of Winner, PIN Punchy Poetry
(9) Presentation of PIN Oral Solutionists – Kolade Olanrewaju Freedom, Makinde Damilola Peter, Kalejaye Folajimi
(10) Photo Runway – Awodiya Funke, Sam DePoet and Mcnaevetts Chinonso
(11) Teen Poetry, Music and Dance : House of Phoebe, Footprints of David, Ebubechukwu Nwagbo
(12) Naija Pidgin Poetry Performance – Albert Seraphin

(D) Open Performances
Poetry, Music, Dance, Drummers, Guitarists, Pianists, Flutists, etc.

(E) Expected Guests
(1) Teresa Oyibo Ameh – author of several children books and CEO, Aunty Talatu Reads, sponsor Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP – Secondary school edition)
(2) Ken Ike – Zonal Director, FRCN ( Eastern Zonal Operations)
(3) Steve Black – Renown Musician (old school fame, former Chairman, PMAN, FCT)
(4) Mike Okri – Renown musical legend
(5) Comrade Joseph Evah (Human and People Rights Activist)
(6) DrRaphael James: CEO, Crimmd Lagos
(7) Amb Adjarho David Obaro (World Wrapper man who runs for charity)
(8) Justice Ademola Shinaayomi (Founder, Horn of Afroclassical Poet – HAP)

Anchors
Awodiya Funke
Benjamin Elemide

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