Felabration is a yearly Music Concert held in honor of the late Afrobeat Legend and Human Rights Activist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Felabration is a World -Wide celebration growing each year and spreading all around Europe, The Americas, Asia and Australia, of course with its root at the Afrika Shrine, Lagos Nigeria and all around Africa.
A humongous number of concerts are churned out annually. Felabration was added to the list of 30 making up the 300 Festivals for the year 2016.
Annually, @Fest300 an International organization curated by its founder, Chip Conley and a team of seasoned Travel and Festival Experts presenting a list of World’s best Festivals in color, words and visuals.
“From two thousand-year old rituals in Asia to fledgling festivals in the US, from religious ceremonies to EDM all-nighters, the Fest300 team has handpicked a broad range of festivals across the globe and across all genres” according to its website, further “selecting 270 festivals that we feel are the best of the best, but we have turned to our community to help us select the final 30 to complete the 300.”
Femi Anikulapo Kuti the son of the Maestro urged Fans to vote in November of 2016 for Felabration as one of the top festivals to attend in 2017.
Felabration won the best Festival in the world 2016 with 2’323 votes, followed by Alfa Future from Russia with 1,643 votes.
Everybody say Yeah Yeah!
@Femi Kuti tweets:
CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE 😄👍🏽😝✅🎺👏🏽🎷🎹🎂😘♥️
Thank u very much for voting Felabration best festival 2016👊🏽
— Femi Anikulapo-Kuti (@Femiakuti) December 1, 2016
FEST300 have confirmed, Felabration got the highest number of votes and is the winner. Felabration will also be listed on Fest300. YEAH YEAH
— Femi Anikulapo-Kuti (@Femiakuti) December 2, 2016
Bolaji Alonge is an Artiste and International Photographer from Lagos, Nigeria whose been traveling the world for most parts of the last decade documenting exotic cultures, participating in experiences , Tourism, Networking, exchange of ideas and information that sometimes books and the internet do not offer.
-Bolaji Alonge (Dec. 2016)
Photos by: ARL and Felabration For Awefirm.org
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Wow, what a great knowing. Thank you for your blog. I have GREAT memories of Lagos and the Afrika Shrine! So much richness.
Amazing how the phenomenon keeps growing… I am glad you enjoyed this..
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