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Posted by Samuel Osaze on November 10, 2012 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)



As part of its 14th Lagos Book & Art Festival which holds from the 16th till the 18th of November 2012, Committee For Relevant Art (CORA) hereby announces its plans for the 3rd Publishers’ Forum which will hold on the 15th of November.


The Publishers’ Forum provides a concentrated space for key publishers in Nigeria to gain critical insight into their current operations within the context of the challenges f...

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Posted by Samuel Osaze on November 9, 2012 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (1)

Amalion Publishing invites you to these two events as My Life Has a Price, a gripping tale of pain, strength and triumph is presented at the Lagos Book & Art Festival. Venue is: Freedom Park, 1 Hospital Road, Broad Street, Lagos. 16-18 Nov.


2pm – 3pm

My Life Has a Price

A panel discussion around the newly released personal memoirs of abuse victim- Tina Okpara and the theme of abuse, rape and how literature can fi...

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Bishop Kukah, Ali Baba To Headline the Lagos Book and Art Festival.

Posted by Don DADA on November 5, 2012 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Ali Baba, the country’s top comedian and Matthew Kukah, the nation’s spiritual guide and confessor, will speak back to back at the opening ceremonies of the 14th Lagos Book and Art Festival scheduled for Freedom Park on Broad Street on November 16, 2012. Mr Ali Baba, who symbolizes the possibilities of a successful career in an intangible vocation, will deliver this year’s My Encounter With The Book speech, at 10am prompt, to open the Children segment of the three day fiesta...

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CORA's Book Party For OCTOBER 7, FREEDOM PARK, Lagos

Posted by Samuel Osaze on October 1, 2012 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

The Committee for Relevant Art(CORA) cordially invites you to its fourth annual BOOK PARTY holding on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7 at the Conference/ExhibitionRoom of the Kongi's Harvest Gallery,Freedom Park , 1 Hospital Road, opposite General Hospital, Broad Street,Lagos. The event runs from 1pm to 5pm.

The session of readings, reviews, conversations and fraternization will featurethe Shortlisted Writers in the yearlyNigeria Prize for Literature who will be reading from th...

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CORA & TheLifeHouse Anchor Discussion @ Lights, Camera, Africa Film Festival, 2012

Posted by Samuel Osaze on September 20, 2012 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (2)


You are invited to participate in a discussion on this year’s festival theme – "Shine Your Eye": Film as Eyewitness on Saturday 29th September between 3.30pm and 4.30pm. The venue of the discussion will be the Southern Sun Hotel in Ikoyi. Participants are kindly requested to arrive at 2.30pm

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CORA Launches the 14th Lagos Book & Art Festival

Posted by Samuel Osaze on September 14, 2012 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)


Toyin Akinosho, Publisher of Africa Oil & Gas Report and Secretary General of the CORA Art & Cultural Foundation has announced the dates for the 14th Lagos Book & Art Festival. The festival would hold from the 16th – 18th November 2012 at Freedom Park, Broad Street, Lagos Island with a pre-event Publishers’ Forum and Cocktail holding on the 15th. A theme has also bee...

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'Kongi's Harvest' Is Venue For Onobrakpeya At 80

Posted by jahman Anikulapo on August 22, 2012 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

The top, open air floor of Kongi’s Harvest Gallery, with a grand view of the Freedom Park and parts of central Lagos, is the venue for the Art Stampede for Bruce Onobrakpeya at 80.

The event , set for 2pm on Sunday August 26, is the second on the scheduled list of activities commemorating the 80th birthday anniversary of the printmaker and patriarch of all of Nigeria’s culture producers. The Stampede is to interrogate the new cons...

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Shedding Identity Weight At Nigeria House

Posted by jahman Anikulapo on August 7, 2012 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)
Various authors attracted to Showcasing Nigerian Literature, held last week as part of the Cultural Olympiad in London, try to reveal what govern their sensibilities, writes AKEEM LASISI

The literary component of the cultural showcase at the Nigeria House, London ended at ...

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Posted by Samuel Osaze on July 24, 2012 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (0)

The Nigeria House Literature Showcase is a showcase of Nigerian Literature presented through book readings, conversations on literature and a display of a wide range of books by Nigerian authors.

This event is part of a showcase of Nigerian Arts, Culture and Lifestyle holding during the Olympics in London, from 23 July – 15 August at Theatre Royale, Stratford East.

Nigerian authors being featured incl...

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Amb. Segun Olusola: The Value Of Thrift And Fellow Feeling

Posted by Samuel Osaze on June 23, 2012 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)

The Committee For Relevant Art (CORA)commiserates with the family of Elder Artist, Chief Segun Olusola, creator of the legendary TV series Village Headmaster and mentor of a huge cast of culture producers.


Chief Olusola was a patron of CORA, was an enthusiastic participant in most of our programmes and chaired the very first meeting of our Board of Trustees and Governors. His presence in those events gave them grav...

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