Eko on show 2021
Lagos State Government recently held a special live festival to commemorate Nigeria’s Independence.
The event which held at the Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos, featured some of the nation’s finest musical artistes, dancers and fashion designers.
Dubbed ‘Eko on Show’, the free variety performance, presented a music concert, fashion shows, a dance production, and a tantalising array of food and drinks.
The festival was headlined by music superstars Davido, Tiwa Savage, Teni and D’Banj; veteran acts Dede, Kwam 1 and Shina Peters; and teenage sensation, Ayra Starr.
Dance enthusiasts were treated to a spectacular performance created by Kaffy Kreative Agency and a spirited performance by celebrated drummer Ara. Fashion lovers were delighted by collections from top designers, featuring Lanre da Silva and Beth Models, and a special segment from Nike Art Gallery, curated by Azuka Ogujiuba.
The Hon. Commissioner of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf said, “The event was designed to raise the spirits of Lagosians, to give them inspiration, and to entertain them with the rich and vibrant culture of Lagos and its people. Entertainment, fashion and food are huge drivers of the state’s economy – they embody the spirit of our independence and have helped Nigerian culture to make its mark on the world.”