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Felabration 2022: Dancers, Artists, Fashion Designers Win Over N3m in Competitions

The 2022 Felabration kicked off earlier in the week with three activities; an artwork competition, an Afrobeat dance competition, and a fashion show competition.

As reported by Premium Times, Yeni Kuti conceived the idea of Felabration, the month-long music and lifestyle festival in honour of the legacies of her late father and Afrobeat progenitor, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, in 1998.

The three competitions had participants submitting entries that followed the year’s theme, ‘Fear Not 4 Man.’

The first competition that heralded the 2022 Felabration was the artwork competition held on 29 September 29, 2022. In its sixth year, a young Nigerian artist, Anigioro Omolade Babatunde, emerged winner and was rewarded with N550,000.

The judges announced the young artist as the winner after 55 different artworks competed fiercely for the winning prize at the competition that heralded

The judges, Sarah Boulos, Prince Yemisi Shyllon, and Mufu Onifade, carefully rated the works of various artists from around the world who competed to win the coveted prize money, fame, and honour.

Uzoma Vincent’s sculpture entitled ‘Freedom’ emerged as the runner-up with a token of N250,000, while Akinola Oluwatomi Kazeem’s ‘Despite all odds’ came third and was rewarded with the sum of N150,000.

After the judging process, the judges expressed delight in the competition while commending the increased turnout of submissions.

The Felabration Afrobics dance competition was held at the New Afrikan Shrine. Winners went home with a total sum of over N3 million as a reward for their dedication.

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