Yeah! We’re already in March, so fast! you might want to ponder. It’s an exciting month and I hope you’re anticipating one as such. There are so many events to watch out for this month, and I would be sharing some thrilling and fun filled ones with you.
The Lagos Carnival is unarguably one of the best carnivals in Nigeria. Holding at the commercial nerve center of Nigeria, the Lagos Carnival holds during Easter and it involves many people from different tribes, cultures and nationalities. The carnival is likely to hold on the 28th of March, Easter Monday and it’s sure going to be fun and fulfilling.
UPDATE: The Lagos Carnival will not be taking place on the date mentioned earlier. But we’ll sure inform you when we have verifiable word from the organisers.
The African Basketball League
The biggest basketball competition ever to grace the shores of Nigeria, the African basketball league is the first of it’s kind. It is set to be featured in four West African cities and will play host to more than a hundred games. The competition will be starting in Nigeria at Landmark Event Center, Lagos on Saturday, 5th of March with exciting local and international basketball teams. So, if you’re a basketball fan and you want to enjoy the beautiful game of basketball, the African basketball league is ready for you.
ChocParty, the maiden Easter edition
The ancient city of Ibadan is buzzing because her biggest family event is going to be holding during the Easter (Monday, 28th of May). ChocParty is an initiative of the Chocboy brand and has been running for four years. It’s a party where you get yummy chocolate treats and get to play exciting life size, video, board and field games. The event is also going to feature the biggest karaoke event in Ibadan courtesy Nairoke Entertainment in collaboration with the Tosin Salako initiative.
2016 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards
Africa’s movie industry in the last decade as greatly evolved. From the Nollywood to the Ghollywood, the African movie industry and most especially the Nigerian movie industry has come out of it’s shell to now be regarded as the second largest producer of movies, even beating the Hollywood. The Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards was created to reward those that have put a lot of work into this success. This year’s event will be hosted by one of Africa’s biggest On Air Personalities, IK Osakioduwa alongside South Africa’s Minenhle ‘Minnie’ Dlamini. The 5th of March, 2016 is the date and the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites located at Victoria Island, Lagos is the venue.
Afropolitan Vibes is a monthly live music concert that was created by Ade Bantu and Abby Ogunsanya in 2013, the show which holds every third Friday of each month at the Freedom Park, Lagos is a unique platform for alternative and contemporary music. Contemporary singers and musicians perform their original works that mostly identify in African musical origins of Afrobeat, Afro-pop, Afro-hip hop, Afrofunk, and Highlife.
So here you have it, the biggest and most intriguing events to expect this month. How about starting your month with a basketball game filled with amazing skills and world class dunks and ending it with a delicious variety of chocolate treats.