Felabration in New York (For Ever Lives Afrobeat)
The Music of Fela Kuti featuring Syncro System, Official New Wave, Dat Funk, Olayinka , Eli Fola III, DJ YB
$20 Advance $30 At The Door ($40 After Midnight)
This event will comprise live music and an artist rendition of Fela music. There will also be live painting to be auctioned off at the venue. Felabration is an annual music festival conceived in 1998 by Yeni Anikulapo-Kuti in memory and celebration of her father Fela Kuti, a Nigerian musician and human rights activist known for pioneering the afrobeat genre of music. The one-week-long event which is held annually at the New Afrika Shrine, Lagos attracts visitors from different countries and has thus been considered as an official tourist destination by the Lagos State Government.