Black heritage festival of Lagos

Black heritage festival of Lagos

Lagos Black heritage festival Nigeria is one of the biggest events in African region. Literally millions of people attend this massive entertainment gathering. Lagos Black Heritage Festival (LBHF) brings in amazing business opportunities especially for Airlines. People from across the globe travel to Lagos to enjoy this week long festival. Many of the airlines operate special cheap flights to Lagos, Nigeria to attract more and more passengers.

Lagos Black Heritage Festival 2013 was not different from its previous editions. Rather, 2013 event which is also known as Lagos Heritage Week was more entertaining and impressive. Approximately 21 million people participated in week long festivities. The 2013 event opened on 23rd of March 2013 and concluded on Easter Monday 1st April 2013.

The Civic Centre on Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, Victoria Island and Oyinkan Abayomi Street served as venue for this wonderful event. Theme of the event was THE BLACK IN THE MEDITERRANNEAN BLUE – The African Colors of Brazil.

Brazil, inexorably, once a Portuguese colony, became an enticing attraction to the Festival planners. Theme received an overwhelming response which forced split of event in two parts to give more time for the participation of the Afro-Brazilian Diaspora. The second part will be held on October 1-10, 2013. It is anticipate that lot of people of Nigerian origin will take budget Lagos flights to fulfill their lifetime dream of returning to their homeland and may yet prove to be the largest Diaspora Return since the Black and African Arts Festival in Lagos, 1977.

LBH Festival 2013 explored common areas between Nigeria and Brazil in almost all walks of life especially in art, music, entertainment and food. Afro-Brazilian Food Fair offered Nigerians a unique opportunity to discover that many of the favorite dishes in both countries have the same origin.

Lagos Black heritage Festival is a wonderful event to introduce African face to the rest of the world. Apart from fun and entertainment LBHF brings in enormous business opportunities for African region as a whole as as millions of people attend the festivities.