Felabration: Nigeria’s mind blowing back to back celebration

Felabration 2018 themed Overtaking overtake (A Fela song title) doubling also as the 80th posthumous birthday of the legendary Fela Anikulapo Kuti, (15 October 1938 – 2 August 1997) – Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre and human rights activist. He has been called “superstar, singer, musician, Panafricanist, polygamist, mystic, legend. Felabration has become a phenomenon that grows exponentially and with every year it keeps getting … Continue reading Felabration: Nigeria’s mind blowing back to back celebration

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Made Kuti, A Dynasty in continuum

Showtime on 29th July 2018. Venue, Central Park New York, a beautiful, sunny Sunday afternoon. Femi Anikulapo-kuti and The Positive Force were scheduled to play a free open-air concert at the annual Summerstage festival. Fans were excited, including my fiancée and her mom. It was a concert she had been particularly looking forward to as she had seen Femi playing live at the Afrika Shrine … Continue reading Made Kuti, A Dynasty in continuum

Osogbo Disco(very)

Osogbo is a Nigerian city 240km from Lagos, sometimes called “Ile Aro” (home of dyeing) and this traditional trade is one of its main industries. Osogbo is also the venue of the annual Osun-Osogbo festival along the River Osun. The festival celebrates the sacred Yoruba grove of the river and fertility goddess Ọsun. The Osun-Osogbo Grove is among the last of the sacred forests which usually adjoined … Continue reading Osogbo Disco(very)

Beautiful disaster (A visit to the coastal villages of Epe Lagos, Nigeria)

Lagos state, a vast expanse of lagoon, creeks and estuaries with substantial coastal terrain cannot fail to be both a place of interest and enigma. The coastal terrain is Kerala, Amazon and some deep rainforests in South East Asia combined. Continue reading Beautiful disaster (A visit to the coastal villages of Epe Lagos, Nigeria)

Documenting History (The TVC Interview)- Bolaji Alonge

The campaign on Documenting History is generating a huge interest by the Nigerian and international audience. I was invited to the studios of one of Nigeria’s largest TV stations, TV Continental.  On the ten minute interview on the breakfast show ‘Wake Up Nigeria‘, I highlight my desire for the African kid to pick up the camera and take pictures of his environment to then upload … Continue reading Documenting History (The TVC Interview)- Bolaji Alonge

EYES OF A LAGOS BOY (The Documentary) – Bolaji Alonge

Please watch video below.       Bolaji Alonge is an Artiste, International Photographer and Blogger from Lagos, Nigeria who has been traveling the world for the 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. He conducted a successful Photo Exhibition themed,  “Eyes Of A Lagos … Continue reading EYES OF A LAGOS BOY (The Documentary) – Bolaji Alonge

Lagos from another angle (rare photos and videos)

Bolaji Alonge is an Artiste, International Photographer and Blogger from Lagos, Nigeria who has 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. He conducted a successful Photo Exhibition themed,  “Eyes Of A Lagos Boy”at the prestigious Freedom Park, Lagos (A former Colonial Prison) in Lagos in May 2017. Continue reading Lagos from another angle (rare photos and videos)

Eyes of A Lagos Boy (The Birth Of A Brand)

Eyes of A Lagos Boy Photo Exhibition, (Phase 1) came to an end on the 27th of May 2017. Bringing a full week of stakeholders and admirers of Arts /Photography coming together exchanging views, interacting and chatting the way forward to encourage young Africans to pick up camera, travel and make Photography a career, way beyond just a hobby.   The Photo Exhibition, according to … Continue reading Eyes of A Lagos Boy (The Birth Of A Brand)