Writers, Scholars To Storm Lagos For 2022 ASA Festival - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Writers, Scholars To Storm Lagos For 2022 ASA Festival


Writers and scholars of international repute will storm Lagos,the commercial city of Nigeria for the 
2022 ASA Festival being organized by
Black Edge Production 
Black Edge Artistic Director, Babatunde Abideen who announced this in a statement issued in Lagos, said the four- day programme would take place from Wednesday, November 9 to Saturday, November 12, 2022 at the National Theatre, Iganmu 

He added that the writers and scholars would
address theatre art practitioners in Nigeria during the event 

‘’The 2022 ASA workshop will address the challenges in the theatre art business in Nigeria, identity of Yoruba society and perceived traditional values of Yoruba people", Abideen stated 

According to the statement, the 2022 festival would focus on the role of the theatre practitioner in the cultural, political and economic development of Nigeria.

'The ASA Festival is typically a mixed bag of teaching, recitations in Yoruba, cultural displays of traditional dances and modes of dressing. It also brings writers, actors, theatre directors, movie producers, dancers and people of different cultural backgrounds to interact together' the statement said.

Aside from the opportunity by the theatre practitioners to share experiences, improve business and management skills, the statement said the 2022 ASA festival designed to encourage theatre arts practitioners in pursuit of excellence and give a platform for life stage performances of Yoruba and English troupes, exhibitions and art shows.

''It will also teach the participants a lot," he said.

The 5th ASA festival will be a wonderful, great programme for everyone to enjoy, it's something that's exciting and people who are coming to Lagos will be in for a surprise' the statement added.

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