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LAGOS HOLDS BOAT REGATTA AT EASTER

The Lagos State Government, in furtherance of its commitment to boost tourism, celebrated Easter with the 2018 Lagos Boat Regatta organised by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture at the Lagoon Waterfront on Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi over the weekend. The festival, usually celebrated by the traditional coastline communities in the State, is a cultural and entertainment funfair highlighting …

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LAGOS SET TO HOST 2018 BOAT REGATTA

Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture is set to host a Boat Regatta funfair on Sunday April 1 2018 at the Lagoon Waterfront, Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi. The ceremonial regatta is one of the major festivals listed in the 2018 Calendar of Arts and Culture Events by Lagos State earlier released in the year. In a release …

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LAGOSIANS CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY AT JJT PARK IN ALAUSA

Fun lovers besieged the Johnson Jakande Tinubu (JJT) Park, Alausa, Ikeja as Nigerian recording artist and performer, Kiss Daniel (Anidugbe Oluwatobiloba Daniel) performs live in commemoration of the international mother’s day celebration, on Sunday, March 11, 2018. …As Hip Hop Star, Kiss Daniel Thrills Fans Scores of Lagos residents on Sunday converged on the recently unveiled Johnson Jakande Tinubu (JJT) Park in …

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COURTESY VISIT BY THE AKWAABA TEAM TO THE MINISTRY OF TOURISM, ARTS & CULTURE

Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts & Culture, Mr. Steve Ayorinde (3rd right), the Special Adviser, Arts & Culture, Mrs. Aramide Giwanson (2nd right), the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture, Mr. Fola Adeyemi (3rd left) during a courtesy visit by the Akwaama team led by the Organizer, Akwaaba African Travel Market, Amb. Ikechi Uko (middle) today at …

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VISIT TO FREEDOM PARK VENUE OF LAGOS THEATER FESTIVAL

            Mr Steve Ayorinde, Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Aramide Giwanson, Special Adviser, Arts and Culture, Mr Fola Adeyemi, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture, Theo Lawson and Ms Iyabo Aboaba during a visit to the Freedom Park, the Venue of the British Council sponsored Lagos Theater Festival       …

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LAGOS RELEASES CALENDAR OF ARTS AND CULTURE PROGRAMMES

The Lagos State Government has released a calendar of over 70 state-sponsored and endorsed arts and culture programmes slated for Y2018 in its bid to garner visibility for tourism-oriented art programmes. The State’s Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Steve Ayorinde in a statement on Thursday, described the calendar as a novel exercise designed to frontload State and privately …

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LASPARK CELEBRATES VALENTINE WITH “LOVE IN THE PARK” FUNFAIR

The Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency, LASPARK, added glamour to the weekend of fun-loving Lagosians with a special Valentine’s Day celebration programme tagged “Love in the Park” held at the Johnson Jakande Tinubu (JJT) Park, Alausa, Ikeja. The programme which witnessed an impressive turn-out of residents of the State from different walks of life was aimed at bringing families, …

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LAGOS TOURISM SET TO TARGET GLOBAL AUDIENCE

The Governor Akinwunmi Ambode led administration is very keen on marketing the tourism values of Lagos State to business and leisure travellers across the globe through an initiative to be driven by the State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the newly appointed Commissioner for the Ministry disclosed this at a reception organised by the management and …

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