Top talented African music artists will be performing at this year’s Born in Africa Festival (BAFEST) billed for this Sunday (December 16th, 2018) at the Eko Atlantic City in Lagos.
The event, which is powered by Access Bank and brought to life by Livespot, is a celebration of the unparalleled dynamism of the African spirit.
Award-winning Nigerian artists including Tiwa Savage and Davido will be performing alongside other African artists at the BAFEST 2018.
Other artists expected to perform at the event are Awilo Longomba, Sho Madjozi, Olamide, Timaya, Kizz Daniel, Yemi Alade, Falz, Dbanj, Burna Boy, and Flavour, alongside an impressive line-up of trendy artists.
“I am delighted to be a part of Born in Africa Festival. This feels like Coachella Live in Africa and I can’t wait to give the best of African sounds to the World,” Tiwa Savage said.
Also speaking about the event, Amaechi Okobi, the Group Head of Communications & External Affairs at Access Bank Plc, said “We are proud to be showcasing the best of African Vibes at this historic event. It is the climax of all our efforts to change the Nigerian and African narrative.
“Our string of event partnerships such as the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Art X Lagos, the African International Film Festival and the finale, the Born in Africa Festival – all aim to change the continent’s negative narrative as well as to project it as a hub for entertainment and creativity.
“BAFEST is a day-long event which kicks off at 9am with the Fashion, Art and Film Park, where various artistes and fashion designers will exhibit their works, while some of Africa’s finest Filmmakers will host movie screenings. The main concert featuring Africa’s biggest talents starts at 6pm.”
Similarly, popular faces in the creative industry including Africa’s most prolific models and fashion designers such as Oluchi, Millen Magese, David Tlale, Torlowei, Blingshiki and Tiffany Amber will also be showcasing their clothing designs.
“The festival is designed to celebrate Music, Art, Film and Fashion which promote the African story to a global audience,” the organisers said, adding that participants can obtain their entry permit via here or its website.