Tag: LABAF

  • Lagos Art & Books Festival 2023 starts November 13.

    Lagos Art & Books Festival 2023 starts November 13.

    The Lagos Art & Books Festival 2023, popularly known as Labaf, runs in venues in Lagos, Nigeria from November 13 – 19, 2023. The festival theme is “The Reset: History and the Darkling Plan.” The Lagos Book & Art Festival is an annual arts festival founded by the Committee for Relevant Art (CORA), a Nigerian-based…

  • Lagos Art & Books Festival 2023 for November.

    Lagos Art & Books Festival 2023 for November.

    The Lagos Art & Books Festival 2023, popularly known as Labaf, runs in venues in Lagos, Nigeria from November 13 – 19, 2023. The festival theme is “The Reset: History and the Darkling Plan.” The Lagos Book & Art Festival is an annual arts festival founded by the Committee for Relevant Art (CORA), a Nigerian-based…

  • Lagos Art & Books Festival 2022 kicks off on November 14.

    Lagos Art & Books Festival 2022 kicks off on November 14.

    The Lagos Art & Books Festival 2022, popularly known as Labaf, runs in venues in Lagos, Nigeria from November 14-20, 2022. The festival with the theme “Pathways to the Future” is dedicated to Bruce OnoBrakpeya. The Lagos Book & Art Festival is an annual arts festival founded by the Committee for Relevant Art (CORA), a…

  • Lagos Art & Books Festival 2021 kicks off on November 15

    Lagos Art & Books Festival 2021 kicks off on November 15

    The Lagos Art & Books Festival 2021, popularly known as Labaf, runs in Lagos, Nigeria and online from November 15-21, 2021. The literary shindig with the theme “A Fork in The Road” is dedicated to Taiwo Ajai-Lycett who turns 80 this year. The Lagos Book & Art Festival is an annual arts festival founded by…

  • Videos from the Lagos Books and Arts Festival #LABAF2015

    Videos from the Lagos Books and Arts Festival #LABAF2015

    The Lagos Books and Arts Festival was hosted primarily at the Freedom Park in Lagos from 13th to 15th November. It was an explosion of arts at the park in Victoria Island with exhibitions, panel discussions, book chats, concerts, poetry presentations and a whole lot more. Here are five videos from some of the participants…

  • Elnathan John launches debut novel in Lagos #Labaf2015

    Elnathan John launches debut novel in Lagos #Labaf2015

    Elnathan John is famous for many reasons. His work has been short-listed for the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2013 and again in 2015. His work has appeared in Hazlitt, Per Contra, the Evergreen Review, the Financial Times and the Caine Prize for African Writing anthology 2013 and 2014. He writes satire for a…

  • Elnathan John and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim #OccupyGoetheLagos #Labaf2015

    Elnathan John and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim #OccupyGoetheLagos #Labaf2015

    The Goethe Institut in Lagos hosted Elnathan John and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, two of the hottest writers on the African continent right now, to a British Council-sponsored event as part of the Lagos Book and Arts Festival. The two writers whose newest books Born On a Tuesday (Cassava Republic) for Elnathan and Season of Crimson…

  • British Council’s publishing Creative Hustle at the Lagos Theatre #LABAF2015

    British Council’s publishing Creative Hustle at the Lagos Theatre #LABAF2015

    The British Council hosted Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Eghosa Imasuen and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, three heavyweights in new African writing at the Lagos National Theatre on Friday morning. It has been as part of the many activities that is the Lagos Festival of Books and Arts aka Labaf. The British Council has been doing a series of…