October 3, 2011

Lagos Photo 2011 PROGRAM GUIDE

The countdown is on to the grand opening of the Lagos Photo Festival, 2011 and as such, we would like to keep everyone in the know ALL the events that will hold during the festival. Below is the break down and guide to the events; this should enable you know the events' place and times so you won't miss out. Spread the word and let us make this year's Lagos Photo Festival a huge success.

LagosPhoto Grand Exhibition
8 October 
6:00pm Grand Opening Ceremony

Main Exhibition Hall, Escalator Entrance
Eko Hotel & Suites
~ 8 October | LagosPhoto Tribute Ocean View Room
9:30pm The late Tim Hetherington, Chris Hondros and Femi
Abolade (All of whom had worked in Nigeria) Ocean View
Room (Buses departing from Escalator Entrance)

Additional LagosPhoto Indoor Venues
Opening 8 October
 *African Artists’ Foundation HQ

54 Raymond Njoku St (Off Awolowo Rd) Ikoyi, Lagos

*Wheatbaker Hotel

4 LawrenceRoad, Ikoyi, Lagos

Outdoor Venues
Falomo Roundabout, Muri Okunola Park, Freedom Park, MKO Abiola

Garden, Ojata, Prof Ayodele Awojobi Park, Yaba
 ~ 24 October-December
University of Lagos

Portfolio Reviews, Workshops & Discussions
Commence 10 October through 23 October
 ~ 10 to 11 October Portfolio Reviews
11:00am Emerald Suites, Eko Hotel
 ~ 12 to 14 October Workshops | Seminars | Discussions
11:00am Emerald Suites, Eko Hotel
4:00pm Emerald Suites, Eko Hotel
~ 17 to 23 October Workshops | Seminars | Discussions 
Times to be determined

LagosPhoto “Party In The Park”
~15 &16 October
11:00am -6:00pm | Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island Lagos
Outdoor Photo Exhibitions, Live Music, FoodAffair
Concert Schedule
Saturday:  General Pype | Shank | Benny P | M’Trill | Lil’M
Sunday:  Jazz musician Somi | Tarri | Sha
Attractions: Kids Play Corner, Photography Maze, Cooking Demonstrations, Artist Talks, Wine Tasting, Raffle Draw
 **Giveaways:  Pepsi iPad, Blackberry, weekend accommodations at Le Meridien Ibom Resort for 2**
NOTE: Parking Available @ King’s College, 1 -5, Adeyemo Alakija Street, VI

LagosPhoto Photowalk
~ 23 October 
11:00am | Departing from African Artists Foundation HQ
Theme: “Lazy Lagos”
54 Raymond Njoku St. (Off Awolowo Rd) Ikoyi

LagosPhoto Screening of Media/Visual Art
~29 October
7:30pm City Hall Roof Top
Coordinated by Goethe Institut

LagosPhoto Fashion Photography Exhibition and Garden Soiree
~ 30 October 
6:00pm  |  Champagne Reception Art/Fashion Show at Ocean View, Kuramo Waters, VI  |  Meet & Greet Cocktail Reception for Designers and Photographers

LagosPhoto Amateur Photography Competition
Theme:  “This Is Lagos”
Kindly submit 3-5 photos to aafetisalat@gmail.com by 10 November 

There you have it! No reason to miss out on this year's festival as we plan to "Reclaim Public Spaces!!!"
For more information or to become a “Friend of LagosPhoto”, follow us on Twitter @LagosPhoto_AAF, Like our Facebook page and kindly contact African Artists’ Foundation, 54 Raymond Njoku St
(Off Awolowo Rd) Ikoyi, Lagos.  Tel:  01 745 0750

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