The 2019 Felabration competition to commemorate the life and occasions of music icon, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, was one of many highlights of the week.
The annual occasion, which was tagged, ‘From Lagos With Love’, held on the New Afrikan Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos, from October 14 ends tomorrow.
As anticipated, the Shrine was a beehive of actions as followers of the Kuti dynasty turned out of their numbers to have fun the abami eda.
The occasion, which additionally marked the 81st posthumous birthday of Fela, witnessed performances from notable artistes reminiscent of Burna Boy, CDQ, 2017 Big Brother Naija winner, Efe Ejaba, Martinsfeels, Lyta, Bella Shmurda, Maka, Killy, Kholi, Tzay, Moxziey, FMG, Sim, Samiyo, and Steve Black, amongst others.
Asides the day by day live shows, there have been additionally different occasions reminiscent of secondary colleges’ debates, dance competitions, and artwork exhibitions.
Over a decade after Fela’s loss of life, music lovers have continued to eulogise him for what he stood for.