About EDOFEST

Background

Our State is endowed with rich Cultural Heritage and the Edofest platform is meant to rediscover and invigorate Edo Culture and to lay the foundation for making Edo State Arts, Culture and Tourism Hub of Nigeria

Benin artifacts are among the most exquisite and coveted in the world history, which represent the earliest civilization among blacks, specifically Africans.

Edo state is the heartbeat of Nigeria and the cultural hub and crossroads of the country. In Edo State, a tourist will experience the real excitement of contemporary life and profound sense of history.

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EDOFEST 2018

Theme: Harnessing Arts and Culture for Sustainable Economic Development

Events Programme

Monday, 17th December, 2018

9:30 - 10:00

Carnival Parade

18 local Government Areas of Edo State Carnival Parade

10:30 - 11:15AM

Stolen artifacts Photo Exhibition

Photo Exhibition of the stolen original artefacts at their locations across the world.

Tuesday, 18th December, 2018

09:30 - 11:15AM

Stage production

Theatre at the festival village

Wednesday, 19th December, 2018

09:30 - 11:15AM

Festival lecture

Festival lecture cum Cultural display occupy the day

Thursday, 20th December, 2018

09:30 - 11:15AM

Fashion show of the 18 LGAs.

Our fashion designers would showcase our culture through their beautiful costumes to depict the rich culture of our people.

Friday, 21st December, 2018

09:30 - 11:15AM

Art Exhibition

The festival will gradually come to a close with the exhibition of artistry by the various Edo Artistes.

Saturday, 22nd December, 2018

09:30 - 11:15AM

EDOFEST 2018 mega concert

EDOFEST 2018 mega concert shall mark the end of the 2018 Edo State festival of Arts and Culture.

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