All is now set for the 16th annual Lagos Book and Art Festival taking place from Friday, November 14 to Sunday, November 16, at the Freedom Park, Broad Street, Lagos.
Powered by the Committee for Relevant Arts, LABAF is an annual culture picnic with a high book content primed to attract families and a public that seeks cultural entertainment.
According to one of the founders, Mr. Jahman Anikulapo, the festival is a 16-year old event established in 1999, the year of the nation’s return to democracy, to call attention to the importance of literacy. He adds that the festival is always filled with fun and thrills, with live band and theatre performances, galleries displaying art, and a series of art, craft, textile, dancing workshops focused on kids happening all over the open field.
Anikulapo, who is a former Editor of The Sunday Guardian, adds, “The theme for this year’s Festival…
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