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Latest addition : 1 October 2010.

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  • FELABRATION 2010

    1 October 2010, by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)

    In this light the organizers of the 2009 festival have also added something new: the “Fela Debate” with the topic; ‘The Social and Political Impact of Fela on our society’. According to the organizers of the festival the public will be invited annually to choose a defining topic that will always reflect Fela, his philosophy, career and politics. As part of our contribution to the annual Fela Debate, we in Radio Shrine in recognition as an essential part of Fela’s message would like to propose (...)

  • The Fela Debate

    2 March 2010, by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)

    ‘The Fela Debates’, an event that will gather together every year a selection of notable speakers; invite the public to choose a defining topic which will always reflect Fela, his philosophy, his career, his politics and whatever else. Felabration 2009 organizing committee chose for its first debate: ‘The Social and Political Influence of Fela on our Society’, how it affects our paradigm for social awareness and mobilization. How has he made the consciousness of the average Nigerian, to (...)

  • FELABRATION 2009

    23 February 2010, by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)

    The musical line-up for Felabration 2009 held from October 12 – 18, was more of a return to the roots of afrobeat. The program featured more than 100 artistes and dancers mostly of Nigerian origin, helping to revive the debate on the origin of FELA’S INSPIRATION in the creation of Afrobeat music. Like in the HISTORY of AFRICA and the history of a colonized people written by her former colonizers, it is the custom among WESTERN MUSIC CRITICS to associate and attribute the inspiration for his (...)

  • FELABRATION HISTORY

    11 February 2010, by Mabinuori Idowu (aka ID)

    FESTIVAL FELABRATION During the burial ceremony of FELA ANIKULAPO-KUTI in August 1997, almost a million Nigerians participated in the funeral procession - a seven kilometre march from TAFAWA BALEWA SQUARE on the Lagos Island to his residence in Ikeja on the Lagos mainland. An entire nation rendered homage not only to an exceptional musician and creator of Afrobeat, but also an untiring combatant for the dignity of Black people. FELABRATION FESTIVAL since 1999 is an annual event of music and (...)

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