Over 200 artistes participated in this year’s Felabration which has come and gone with headline act, Third World, Sandra Iszadore, London Afrobeat Collective and NEWEN, the Afrobeat band from Chile performing amidst pomp and pageantry. The entertainers ranged from the ridiculous to the skilled.
Felabration is the annual music and entertainment concert dedicated to the ideals of Fela. The weeklong celebration which was part-sponsored by 7Up took place mainly inside the African Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos.
There were many activities within the week like a debate for Senior Secondary Schools titled ‘Poverty is Not an Accident like Slavery and Apartheid’, a symposium and a drama titled ‘Fela Son of Kuti’.
Felabration 2015 was tagged ‘Just Like That’. The show attracted famous Nigerian artistes like Seyi Shay, Yemi Alade, Seun Kuti, General Pype, Majek Fashek, Tuface Idibia, the ‘Chairman’ MI; Daddy Showkey and Femi Kuti.
One of the highlights of the festival was the return of Majek Fashek who did not disappoint teeming fans as they screamed with excitement with every tune the legend sang.
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