SPANFEST 2017

MyBeat. MyCity.

18-23 Nov. 2017



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About SpanFest



SPANFEST, a Society for the Performing Arts in Nigeria (SPAN) initiative , is a performing arts empowerment biennial festival with the mission to train performing artistes in music, dance, drama and performing arts management; present thought provoking productions and artistes; and reward individuals who invested their talents to make transformational changes in the performing arts community.


SpanFest 2017:


This year's event will be the 3rd edition of what is rapidly becoming one of the most exciting contemporary festivals in Nigeria, and it is themed "My Beat, My City (Ìlù Mi, Ìlú Mi)," in celebration of this vibrant 50 –year-old city Lagos and its citizens. This spectacular show of arts will feature 5 days of intensive Music Dance & Drama workshops and 6 days of mind blowing performance-packed performances and shows.

#MyBeatMyCity challenge

Post a 1-minute video clip of you on your Instagram handle telling us what your beat is ( i.e what inspires you, what drives you each day), and in the end, finish up with the caption… “What is your beat?” and hashtag #MyBeatMyCity #WhatIsYourBeat #SPANFEST2017. Tag us on @officialspanigeria and you could win 2 free tickets to one of the festival days.



Schedule :



18th November 2017 | Starts 7pm

Opening/ Award Night: Featuring the critically acclaimed cabaret masterpiece - ‘Swing & Jazz’, a fashion show, orchestra performance amongst others.
Venue : Eko Hotel & Suites, V.I

19th November 2017 | 3pm

The International Dance Organization (IDO) Naija Urban & Afro- Cuban Street Salsa Competition: An Intense Dance Battle where the winners in both categories take it all.
Venue: Muri OkunolaPark .

19th November 2017 | 4pm

Wizard of Law - Zulu Sofola's "The Wizard of Law" deals with an old lawyer who has met with reversed finances and tries at a festive period to impress his wife.
Venue: Muri Okunola park

20th November 2017 | 7pm

The Man of Owu – The Tale of A Modern African Family and their travails as they struggle to keep their unity.
Venue: Muri Okunola Park. Time: 7pm

21st November 2017 | 7pm

“Timeless Roots” - stage show of music, dance, art,& fashion combined into a runway of moving human exhibits manifesting symbols from the Yoruba cultural heritage.
Venue: Muri Okunola Park.

22nd November 2017 | 7pm

A benefit concert featuring top notch Nigerian Artistes in support of the scholarship fund for the SPAN Academy of Jazz and Contemporary music.
Venue: Muri Okunola Park. Time : 7pm

23rd November 2017 | 3pm

Workshop Exhibition showcasing the performances of participants as learnt during the workshop. Venue: Music & theatre at SPAN while Dance at Muri Okunola park.

23rd November 2017 | 7pm

PINCODE 2 – The Movie -The portrayal of an ancient animated book called PINCODE by 8 extraordinary passionate dancers taking the audience through an exciting journey of music, poetry, drama and spoken word. Venue: Muri Okunola Park.

Events

Venue details and tickets

November 18th - 23rd

Music, Theatre and Dance Workshop – There is an artiste in all of us

Dance: Muri okunola Park VI
Music & Theatre: Span Hub

Tickets
18th November 2017:

Opening Show /Award Night.

Eko Hotel & Suites, V.I




Tickets
19th November 2017

The International Dance Organization (IDO) Naija Urban & Afro- Cuban Street Salsa Competition

Muri okunola Park VI


Tickets
19th November 2017

Wizard of Law - Zulu Sofola's "The Wizard of Law"

Muri okunola Park VI




Tickets
20th November 2017

The Man of Owu

Muri okunola Park VI






Tickets
21st November 2017

“Timeless Roots” - stage show of music, dance, art,& fashion combined

Muri okunola Park VI




Tickets
22nd November 2017

A benefit concert featuring top notch Nigerian Artistes in support of the scholarship fund for the SPAN Academy of Jazz and Contemporary music

Muri okunola Park VI
Tickets
23rd November 2017

Workshop Exhibition showcasing the performances of participants as learnt during the workshop.

Muri okunola Park VI

Tickets
23rd November 2017

PINCODE 2 – The Movie -The portrayal of an ancient animated book called PINCODE by 8 extraordinary passionate dancers taking the audience through an exciting journey of music, poetry, drama and spoken word.

Muri okunola Park VI
Tickets

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