FELA SOWANDE
CENTENNIAL SYMPOSIA & FESTIVALS
Tentative Schedule
 

PRESS RELEASE!

The International Consortium for the Music of Africa & its Diaspora (ICMAD), in collaboration with the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, and the Nigeria Secretariat of the International Centre for African Music & Dance (ICAMD), announces the Africa event of the Fela Sowande Centennial Symposia & Festivals.

WHAT:
Festival of African & African American Music (FESAAM 2005):

The Africa Event of the Fela Sowande Centennial Symposia & Festivals

WHEN:
May 21 to 29, 2005

WHERE:
Lagos, Nigeria

PARTICIPANTS:
Orchestras, Choral and Instrumental Ensembles,Scholars, Lecturers, Solo Performers, Composers, Conductors, Music Directors, Music Enthusiasts, Publishers, Promoters, etc.

EVENTS:
Concerts, Lecture-Recitals, Discussion Groups, Workshops, Master Classes

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

May 21-23, 2005 (Pre-festival events at Ibadan, Lagos and Abeokuta)

Tuesday, May 24, 2005 (Ibadan)

a) Keynote address Conference Centre, University of Ibadan
b) Conference / Exhibition Conference Centre, University of Ibadan
c)  Concert Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan
   


Wednesday, May 25, 2005 (Abeokuta)

Concert June 12 Cultural Centre Kuto


May 26-28, 2005 (Lagos)

Exhibition MUSON Function Room 1 (through May 29)


Sunday, May 29, 2005 (Lagos)

Memorial Service Christ Church Cathedral, Lagos
Concert MUSON Centre, Lagos
   

Monday, May 30, 2005 (Delegates depart)

Who is FELA SOWANDE?

Contact
Mosun Omibiyi-Obidike, Ph.D.
Director, Institute of African Studies
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Telephone + 234 803 3519199 (also hotline for overseas delegates)
E-Mail m_omibiyi@yahoo.co.uk

OR...

International Consortium for Music of Africa & its Diaspora
African Chorus, Inc.
2405 Belmont Place

Metairie, LA 70001
Tel: 504-813-1443

Email: icmad@africanchorus.org

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