Curtains fall on 22nd Lagos Book and Art Festival today Sunday, Nov 15

The 22nd edition of the Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF) will today, Sunday, November 15 come to an exciting close after a week of activities both online and at Freedom Park, Lagos.   To participate anywhere in the world…

LABAF 2020: CORA announces 22nd Lagos Book and Art Festival

…theme is “A State of Flux: Literacy in a Period of Languor.” …to run from November 9 to 15, 2020. The Committee for Relevant Art (CORA) has announced the date for this year’s edition of the Lagos Book and Art…

This is why Prof E. J. Alagoa loves Lagos

To speak with Emeritus Professor E.J. Alagoa is to be in the presence of living history. So, when thisislagos had such a rare opportunity during the just concluded Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF), we couldn’t help but ask the…

Panels, symposium and more on Saturday at LABAF -Gabriella Opara

The Lagos Book and Art festival draws to a close after a week full of discussions, celebrations, mentorship and networking. Here is what will go down on Saturday evening, one day before the curtains fall on the 20-year-old festival. A…

Winner in the Ken Saro-Wiwa Prize for Review to be announced on Friday at LABAF 2018

The winner in the Ken Saro-Wiwa Prize for Book Review, will be announced on Friday, November 9 at the ongoing 20th Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF), which ends on November 11 at Freedom Park, Lagos. The annual competition designed…

LABAF focuses on art on day 2 -Gabriella Opara

The on-going Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF), which is in its 20th edition continues today with even more activities. Starting at 1pm on Tuesday, LABAF will feature a seminar, film screenings and documentaries with discussions based on the film…

20th LABAF kick offs today with Book Trek -Gabriella Opara

The Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF) will begin its weeklong (5th -11th November) festivities, activities and discussions today with the Book Trek. The event will take place at the British Council in Ikoyi, featuring book readings and conversations, focusing…

Odia Ofeimum to deliver the keynote at Lagos Book and Art Festival

The poet and essayist Odia Ofeimum has agreed to deliver the keynote address at the 20th edition of the Lagos Book and Art Festival LABAF, running from November 5 to 11, 2018. The distinguished polemicist is impressed by the theme:…

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