Saturday, January 07, 2006

january @ the french cultural centre

Seyi Solagbade (above) is just one highlight of a packed season of events at the Maison de France, Lagos, this January.

Seun Olota & DotCom Band performed on Thursday January 5 - ahead of Solagbade who takes the stage with his Blackface band tonight.

Other January events at the French Cultural Centre:
January 10 - The French Cultural Centre presents 'laureates:
Bayo Adegbe of Modela Couture who won the 2nd Best African Designer of the year at Fima (Festival of International de la Mode Africaine) held in Niamey in December;
Uche James-Iroha who won the Major Awan ELAN d'AFRIQUE at the 6th African Photography Encounter in Bamako, Mali, last November.
Asa, the singer - fresh from a residency in France.

- Adegbe will present 15 models, James-Iroha will exhibit some of his photography and Asa will, well, sing!

January 14 & 15 - Seyi Solagbade and the Blackface.
January 16 - Cine Club showing of the film, Platform / Asterix films on 23 & 30th).
January 19 & 26 - Afro Jazz with Ola Sam Jazzzone & Awambe - time, 7pm.
January 27 - Exhibition and discussion with authors of Nigerian Comics.

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