Early on in the summer season, MTN Foundation partnered the Segun Adefila led Crown Troupe of Africa to carry the Eko Theatre Carnival, a efficiency based totally carnival that celebrates the trust in acting arts as a viable instrument for social engineering and empowerment, with a number of mouth watering actions to please fanatics of arts & tradition right through the week-long carnival which additionally featured best notch theatre performances throughout more than a few places in Lagos.
This year, the African-Israeli Stage, an Israeli NGO that recognises long-standing structural imbalances in the means wherein the arts are promoted and introduced to the public, had been invited visitors, bearing their revel in in bringing fresh and historic works to life via drama and stage performs.
During the week-long carnival, the African Israeli Stage led through creative director Yaffa Schuster two times had the alternative to blow the crowd away with their efficiency of Wole Soyinka’s ‘A Dance Of The Forests’ in Hebrew!, and blow the crowd away used to be precisely what they did first at the National Theatre Iganmu for target market on the mainland then at Freedom park for target market on the island.
Among the actions that accompanied this distinctive arts and tradition fest, theatre fans had been additionally welcomed to the headquarters of the Crown Troupe of Africa at Ilaje Bariga to witness a efficiency through Footprint of David, a tender set of gifted performers as they overjoyed target market provide with their cultural show.
The week-long actions reached a climax as the Crown Troupe of Africa took to Freedom park to ship a contemporary efficiency of Wole Soyinka’s ‘The Trials of Brother Jero’ to the amusement of the crowd who had been loving each and every second of it, before Jesse King Buga gave the crowd soothing tunes as the evening wore on.