Friday, November 25, 2011

Events you Shouldn't Miss this Weekend

It's the festive season already, or simply put Xmas is near! I am super happy, the parties, the benefits and all sought of new beginnings.

So here to start off the first week of the 'real festive season' - the last week in November - I've put together a list of events/seminars/exhibitions/benefits that should not be missed, from the parties, shows to seminars and exhibitions. All you need do is tick the dates in your calender...Welcome to December, LOL!


Events calender from today, 25th Novemeber to 2nd December - 1WEEK notice it is!

Lagos Jazz Series 2011
Date: 24th – 27th Nov 2011
Time: 7pm/7pm/7pm/11am/2pm respectively
Venue: Four Points by Sheraton/The Moorhouse/Lagos Motor Boat Club/German Consulate/Muri Okunola Park
Description: As the Lagos Jazz Series prepares to light up Lagos, Jazz music is all pined up to take centre stage on the Nigerian entertainment scene.
Tickets sold at: Jazz Hole – Awolowo Road, Ikoyi ; The Moorhouse – 1, Bankole Oki Street, Ikoyi ; The Cellar – 6, Abimbola Awoliyi Close Off Kasumu Ekemode, Victoria Island. Please call 01 903-3421 for more information or go to

Nigeria Music Video Awards 2011
Date: 27th Nov
Time: 6pm
Venue: Eko Hotel and Suites, Ademola Adetokunbo Street, VI
Description: It’s the 5th edition of the annual Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA 2011) and it’s going down in grand style at the exhibition center of the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites

EniObanke Music Festival - EMUfest 2011
Date: 25th – 27th Nov
Time: 2pm – 8pm
Venue: The Blue Roof, LTV 8, Agidingbi Ikeja, Lagos
Fee: N1000 (Standard); N5000 (VIP); Students with ID (N500)

Tush All Youths Awards 2011
Date: 25th Nov
Time: 5pm – 11:30pm
Venue: BeSpoke Liberty Hall, After 2nd R/about, Besides Germaine Autos, Toyota B/Stop, Lekki, Lagos
Description: All youths award show…

Location: Wilmont Point, off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island
Date: December 3rd and 4th
Time: 12pm - 7pm

Xperience 2011
Date: 2nd December
Time: 5pm – 1am
Venue: New Eko Hotel, Expo Centre, VI
Description: Convened and hosted by Pastor Paul Adefarasin, ‘The Experience is an Interdenominational Gospel concert that features some of the best-known musical talents of our time. The Event, which debuted in December 2006 with over 70,000 persons in attendance rapidly gained momentum at its second outing with a quantum leap in attendance of well over 250,000 people. The Experience has now become known as the largest musical concert in Africa.

Lagos Preparatory School's Funday
If you are interested in being a vendor then please contact Mrs. Ibukun Osifo at
Date: Saturday 26th November, 2011
Venue: 36/38 Glover Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
Time: 11am - 5pm
Admission: N500 per person

Lagos Photo 2011
Date: 0ct 1 – Nov 30 2011
Venue: Eko Hotel and Suites, Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island
Description: A 30-days exhibition of photography by new and known photographers around the country.

Lagos Style Week 2011
Date: 26th – 27th Nov
Time: 5pm
Venue: The Incubator, Oniru Estate, Victoria Island
Description: Lagos style week is aimed at providing a stage for new and independent designers in their real authentic African look in high definition. The show will be taking place on the 26th and 27th of November and will display the works (10 design pieces) from 5 established and 20 emerging designers over both days.

10th Anniversary of Faith in Forms 2011
Date: 19th – 27th Nov 2011
Time: 12Noon
Venue: Terra Kulture, Tiamiyu Savage Street, VI
Description: Seminar Theme: Impact of Creative arts on Christianity and Human Development/experimental praise worship
Enquiries: Telephone: 234-1-2700588;

British Council’s 3-Day ‘Creative Industry Expo’ – 5th to 7th December 2011
Date: Monday 5th December – Wednesday 7th December 2011
Venue: Expo Hall, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info & general enquiries on the Event Programme, speakers & registration
Log on to
Description: The 3 Day expo event will cover a range of activities that will present an opportunity for creative businesses in the UK and Nigeria to draw attention to the potential of the creative economy, through showcases and platform for trade and collaboration.The event will also provide opportunities for information exchange and networking between creative businesses in the UK and Nigeria, capacity building, access to services and support in the creative industry and policy dialogue to support the growth of the Nigerian creative industry. All registered business enterprise at the expo will be given free website.

Intensive course A1 & A2 (13 Weeks) - Language Course
Date: Course is ongoing. Ends: 09.12.2011
Venue: Goethe-Institut, Lagos City Hall, 30, Catholic Mission Street (opposite Holy Cross Cathedral), Lagos Island, Lagos.
Course Fees: N 25,000
Description: Two classes per week 6 teaching units per class at 45 minutes total 156 teaching units. +234 1 774 6888,

Intensive course B1 & B2 (13 Weeks) - Language Course
Date: Course is ongoing. Course ends: 09.12.2011
Venue: Goethe-Institut, Lagos City Hall, 30, Catholic Mission Street (opposite Holy Cross Cathedral), Lagos Island, Lagos
Course Fees: N 25,000
Description: 2 classes per week, 6 teaching units per class at 45 minutes
total 156 teaching units +234 1 7746888,
Executive Team Leadership Seminar
Date: 25th November
Time: 9am – 5pm
Venue: Lagos Business School, Ajah
Description: Synergy does not usually happen spontaneously. In reality, it happens because deliberate, systematic effort has been made. There are specific skills required to trigger synergy. Without deliberate effort, synergy is pretty much left to luck, and luck does not automatically produce it.

Maritime Management Programme
Date: 25th Nov 2011
Time: 9am – 5pm
Venue: Lagos Business School, Ajah
Description: This five-day programme is designed to help sustain the level of development of the staff of organisations in the maritime sector. The programme will equip managers and senior executives with enhanced fundamental knowledge on the strong links between maritime, and supply chain and logistics management.

Managerial Leadership in Sales and Marketing
Date: 29th Nov – 1st Dec
Time: 9am – 5pm
Venue: Lagos Business School, Ajah
Description: This programme is a top-level discussion of current sales trends, directions, influences and leadership in building a successful marketing organisation.

8th Annual West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC 2011)
Date: Nov 28 – Nov 30 2011
Venue: Lagos, Nigeria
Description: WAPIC – the only event for the West African power sector, comes to Nigeria for 4 days. Attend WAPIC to meet utilities from across West Africa, power sector regulatory bodies, members of ministry and government organisations, private sector energy companies & IPPs

Learning German in Nigeria
Date: September 7th – December 9th 2011
Description: The language department of Goethe Institut Nigeria offers help and information to language students that are interested in taking the Start Deutsch 1 examination. Free counseling in the library is offered every Thursday from 10:30am to 1:00pm. Additionally, a few days prior to the exam, Goethe-Institut organizes a free mock test for registered candidates.

Credit Analysis and Management
Date: 5th - 9th December 2011
Time: 9am – 5pm
Venue: Lagos Business School, Ajah
Description: This is a core credit programme developed to equip participants with practical knowledge and skills in analysing and managing credits. Participants will, applying the business and financial analysis framework, learn how to use macro-economic, industry, company, business and financial statement information and reports, to analyse and evaluate their impacts and the true prospects of a credit proposal.

Wedlock of the Gods
A play Written by Zulu Sofola Directed by Wole Oguntokun
Date: 25th Nov
Time: 3pm & 6pm
Venue: Tiamiyu Savage Street, Off Ahmadu Bello Way, VI
Description: Theatre@Terra is an unprecedented project in Nigeria supported by Terra Kulture for the advancement of African Theatre. Stage presentations are produced weekly (3pm and 6pm every Sunday) within the cultural centre.
Tickets are N2000 (Adults/N1500 Students with I.D.)

Face of Sleek Nigeria 2011
Date: 27th Nov
Time: 5pm
Venue: Harbour Point, 4 Wilmont Point Close, off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island
Description: This year’s Grand Finale party on Sunday 27 November will be super-fab with artists Whiz Kid and Tiwa Savage; a host of comedians; dance routines; surprise performers from the UK; and, an incredible fashion show by the phenomenal Sleek Models!

Walk For Life [Sickle Cell Awareness]
Date: Dec 3rd 2011
Time: 7am
Venue: Assembly at Baptist School Obanikoro)
Description: The WalkForLife Foundation is putting together “thousand man walk” to create awareness about Sickle Cell Disease in Nigeria. If you are in the Lagos are on the 3rd of December, 2011 we strongly urge you to attend and support this event for a great cause. Over 150,000 children are born with Sickle Cell Disease every year in Nigeria. Just think about that for a moment.

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