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Call for Proposals: Performing and Visual Arts Projects ~ The African Culture Fund

Application Guidelines: The African Culture Fund is a pan-African organization that aims to support professionalization of the cultural and creative sector of African countries through innovative artistic projects that it finances. TO BE ELIGIBLE: Be an African artist or cultural actor or from the African diaspora, an artistic or cultural organization or association established in Africa or cooperating on African projects with at least one African organization and having at least three years of experience; Have a structure or be a member of an artistic or cultural organization or association; Have a legal status (organizations); Present a structuring project in response to the call for projects. Lot 1 : Performing arts The projects involved in this call are activities and projects of creation, production and dissemination of works and capacity building in the field of the performing arts. The current call concerns the following performing arts: music, dance

Call for participation: China-Nigeria Friendship Photo Contest

Deadline: September 20, 2019. The Chinese embassy in Nigeria in collaboration with the Abuja International Photo Festival invite entries from interested photographers for the maiden China-Nigeria Friendship in Pictures Photo Contest to mark People's Republic of China's 70th anniversary and 48th Anniversary of Bilateral relations with Nigeria.     The Photo Contest is open to all Nigerian citizens, other nationals and Chinese citizens in Nigeria. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: 1. Enter single image or set of images (not more than 5). 2. Images on Landscape/Humanities/ Chinese presence in Nigeria. 3. Images from DSLR or Mobile Phones are accepted. 4. Image can be Coloured or Black and White. Send entries to: Each image must have: 1. Title of work 2. Photographer's Name 3. Contact Phone Number PRIZES ·       The two top winners shall get an all-expense paid trip to China for a One Week Exchange program. ·      

Know the 11 books on the Long-list for the 2019 Nigeria Prize for Literature

BY MARTHA KINGSMIKE The Advisory Board for The Nigeria Prize for Literature announced the long-list of 11 drawn from 173 books, for the 2019 edition of the prize over a month ago. All 11 long-listed authors are in the running for winning the cash prize of $100,000 ( ₦ 36,200,000) The 11 books on the long list of 11, in alphabetical order by the title of the book, are: - A Hero’s Welcome by Ndidi Enenmor - Boom, Boom by Jude Idada - Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani - Double ‘A’ for Adventure by Anisa Daniel-Oniko - Ginika’s Adventures by Nnena Ochiche - Igho Goes to Farm by Anote Ajeluorou - Mystery at Ebenezer’s Lodge by Dunni Olatunde - Obioma: A Girl’s Journey to Self-Discovery by Nkiru Uzoh - She Calls Him Daddy by Oladele Medaiyese - Spurred Surprises by Lami Adejoh Opawale - The Great Walls of Benin by O. T. Begho A Book Party was held for the 11 authors whose books were long-listed for the 2019 Nigeria Prize f