Felabration Artwork Competition: Winners to be Rewarded N500,000 – Organisers
Winners at the 2022 edition of the organisers of Felabration, an annual festival of music and arts commemorating the life and times of the late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti will go home with a total prize of N500,000.
This was revealed by organisers of the annual festival of music and arts commemorating the life and times of the late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti in a recent interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.
The Head, Social Media for Felabration Artwork Competition, Onyekachi Nwanya explained that the 6th edition of the festival’s artwork contest will be truly rewarding for participants.
The these for this the 2022 edition of Felaration is ‘Fear Not 4 Man’ as the organisers continue to call for entries from artists.
The art contest is expected to reward a total of three winners. The winner will get N250,000 while the first runner-up and second runner-up would go home with N150,000 and N100,000 respectively.
The submission portal, which opened on June 15 will close on July 31, 2022 as the competition remains open to artists from all corners of the world.
Nwanya said that over the years, Felabration had provided a platform to stardom for young creatives and had continued to be a fantastic opportunity for global recognition in the world of arts.
“The exhibition of the artwork and selection of the winners of the Felabration artwork competition as it is known will be held at the New Afrika Shrine.
“Returning judges include Prince Yemisi Shyllon, Otunba Mufu Onifade, and Sarah Boulos, highly regarded personalities and experts in the art world.
“The judges will decide the winners after which they will be announced at a ceremony in the months of Felabration.
“Other events lined up for Felabration 2022 include the Felabration Afrobics dance competition, the 10th edition of the Secondary Schools Debate.
“The symposium also known as the FELA DEBATES, a Fela themed Fashion show, The Dress Like Fela Day,” he said.
The 7-day musical festival will feature both Nigerian and international artistes.