Three winners to win N500,000 in the Felabration Artwork Competition

The sixth edition of the Felabration festival’s artwork competition will award winners with total prize money of N500,000, according to the festival’s organizers.

Felabration is a yearly celebration of music and the arts honoring the life and times of the late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

This was revealed in an interview on Thursday in Lagos by Onyekachi Nwanya, the Head of Social Media for the Felabration Artwork Competition.

According to Nwanya, the competition followed a call for entries to artists for the Felabration 2022 edition. The art competition is intended to produce three winners.

Felabration
An artwork of Fela.

 

The first runner-up and second runner-up would receive N150,000 and N100,000, respectively, while the tournament winner would receive N250,000. He stated that the artwork competition’s submission link launched on June 15 and would expire on July 31. He also maintained that participants and contestants from all around the world are eligible to enter.

“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 and 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.”

The theme of this year’s Felabration is ‘Fear Not 4 Man’ according to the organizers of the event.

 

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