What better way to end the year than with music, friends, and fun, in Nigeria’s most populous city, at the annual One Lagos Fiesta from the Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day.
The Fiesta, a unique festival that aims to capture the true spirit, character, culture and traditions of Lagos State holds simultaneously in five major areas across the megacity.
It will feature over 40 performances and 500 hours of entertainment from some of Nigeria’s biggest artistes and DJs, open mic contests (Lagos Grows Talent), games, cultural displays, as well as an endless supply of food and drinks.
Launched in 2015 by the Lagos State Government as a means of celebrating the culture and art of the megacity, while also giving residents a well deserved end-of-year party, One Lagos Fiesta has delighted residents of Ikorodu, Badagry, Epe, Agege and Victoria Island, with performances from Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Don Jazzy, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Korede Bello, Reekado Banks, Iyanya, Lil Kesh, Reminisce, Olamide, plus legends such as Ebenezer Obey, Sir Shina Peters, Adewale Ayuba, King Sunny Ade and many others.
In this year’s edition, fans will gather daily at the venues across the state for a bigger, bolder and better fiesta, and will not only get to see their favourite stars, but also participate in the food contests, Lagos Grows Talent, special kiddies events, and several other fun activities.
The eight-day carnival will take place simultaneously in the following centres: Agege Stadium, Agege; Badagry Grammar School, Badagry; Ikorodu Town Hall, Ikorodu; Epe Marina Beachfront, Epe and Bar Beach, Victoria Island.
This year’s edition is set to be the biggest ever, with the raffle draw that in which one lucky Lagosian will drive home a brand new car. Entries are open until December 28 and the draw will hold on the 31st. Click here to enter.