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4:00 PM 21st, Apr 2018 Cultural Center, Kuto, Abeokuta

African Drum festival

Nigeria is a country endowed with a lot of cultural heritage and the preservation of her culture is of utmost importance to the nation at large.

The African culture was displayed at its best at the third edition of the African Drum festival held at 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, on the 19th to 21st of April, 2018; Drummer groups from 33 states of the country, as well as other African countries, performed up to par to the delight of the audience.

Notable Nollywood stars who attended the event included, Olu Jacobs, Richard Agbor, Wole Sodimu, Wale Dada, Adaku, Kareem Adepoju (Baba Wande), Kunle Afolayan, among others. Also in attendance were the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka who was charged with the execution of the workshop at the Olumo Rock Complex on Friday.

The festival this year was tagged ‘Drumming for Advancement’, we are pleased to have supported and made efforts towards the sustentation of our cultural heritage.




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