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It was a whole different Naija Vibes at the Jameson Connects 2021

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Nigeria's 61st birthday was celebrated at her first train station: Lagos Terminus. Living it up on the bottom of Carter Bridge, disregarding the Lagoon. The green, cream, and maroon façade is a proliferation of Jameson's brand tones – happenstance or predetermination? The station was set up in 1909 and was a significant freight and passenger station, connecting the hinterland with Lagos' ports and significant business sectors in neighbouring Lagos Island


With the current year's theme: "Celebrating the Freedom to be You", Jameson effectively supported its enthusiasm for celebrating the uniqueness of individuals. The theme centres around the intense and unique nature of young Nigerians, who keep on challenging the chances of picking and accepting authentic ways of life and qualities. 


Participants partook in a large group of exercises including one of 3 smooth mixed drinks – Jameson Zobo Sour, Palm-wine curve or Jameson, Sprite and Lime. Free hairstyles at the Sip and Cut experience from Kayzplace barbershop offered women and bearded brothers sharp amazingness. The Bond and Connect zone had individuals holding over Ayò, FIFA, Jenga, foosball, table tennis, and more. People likewise partook in the amazingly famous Arts and Craft corner, where they handmade their dirt pots and candles while getting beautiful henna and face painting. 


Jameson Connects 2021 additionally included elective style brands, WAF, Shushi, Paradiceparade, Baltimore brand, Sneakerfest and Push It, selling cool merchandise, and a screen-printing region where visitors could customize Independence themed Jameson shirts planned by Wafflesncream. 



The food was great! Visitors licked their fingers after tasty food from Kuti's Bistro (the Jameson-ribs were a group fave), Kewa's Kitchen (of prawn Akara notoriety), and Sizzling Fingaz (bosses of little hacks with large flavours). 


The exhibitions were a vibe! Individuals had the opportunity to shake to music with DJ sets from perpetual Jameson Connects entertainer: Aye, and the mysterious Camron. Elective music flagbearers Buju, Ayra Starr, Ajebutter 22, Boj on the receiver, and Odunsi.the.engine had the group moshing, raving and cutting. 


One of our #1 recollections was Ayra Starr (a welcome novice to the Jameson Connects stage) reporting that this was her first time performing to an actually like group. The group readily obliged her and gave her back the electric energy x100. 


We are passing on for the following Jameson Connects experience because there's nothing very like it: the vibes, connections, and local area: you must be there. See more photos in the cut. 


Jameson is a triple refined Irish Whiskey; matured and bottled in Ireland. Jameson ought to be appreciated capably by individuals more than 18. 


































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EMAGE DOT COM GLOBAL THEATRE Debuts the Ola Rotimi's Hopes Of The Living Dead Official Character Posters for October 1

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This is the start of the second rollout for HOTLD (Hopes Of The Living Dead) after its 2018 first debut.

The Covid pandemic constrained the theatrical production firm to push the staging of the production once again into October 1, 2021.


Hopes of the living dead in theatre October 1 2021 at THE ARENA EVENT CENTER



The new posters spotlight the vital character in the drama, including Charles Inojie as Superintendent of Police, Francis Duru as Senior Medical Officer, Edward Imo as Ikoli Harcourt Whyte, and Blessing Igwe as Hannah. There's additionally Prince Isaac as Court Clerk, Jane Peterside as Hospital Matron, and Emenike Sampson as Editor and that's only the tip of the iceberg.



EMAGE DOT COM GLOBAL THEATRE portrays HOTLD as "A drama of struggle and hope by society's rejects.". HOTLD (Hopes Of The Living Dead) is set in a hospital ward for lepers who are supposed to be receiving treatment. They are, however, treated as outcasts and not allowed to have a lease of life even within themselves. led by Ikoli Harcourt Whyte, they resolve to tackle the authorities in spite of harassment, intimidation, and bribery.


This play is based on the true-life story of Ikoli Harcourt Whyte. Written by Ola Rotimi and directed by Ovunda Ihunwo.

See the entirety of the character posters beneath.


In Theatre October 1, 2021

The Arena Event Center, GRA Port Harcourt.

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Baron's World and Zing Network Debuts the BasketMouth's PAPABENJI SEASON 2 Web Series

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PAPABENJI season 2 is a comedy web series free to watch on Youtube produced for Baron's World & Zing Network by acclaimed Nigerian comedian Basketmouth.

Enjoy the rib-cracking dialogue & exchanges of customers & staff at the famous #PapaBenji pepper soup joint.





Papa Benji Full Cast List:



“Papa Benji” comedy features comic characters such as Nedu Wazobia, Broda Shaggi, Buchi, Senator, Ekwutousi, Maleke, Sound Sultan, Jemima Osunde, Romeo_WJ, OG Tega, Real Warri Pikin, and Basketmouth himself.









Download Papa Benji Series:




The 1st episode of Season 2 "The Wake Keeping" was released Saturday, July 31st, 2021 with new episodes out every Saturday at 08.00 WAT.

Download Papa Benji Series


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See How Art and Whisky Collide to Create Something Celebratory and Fresh at the launch of Glenfiddich’s Grande Couronne in Nigeria

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Glenfiddich was the world's most granted single malt whisky, as of late acquainted the most recent expansion with its robust whisky collection, 'The Grande Couronne' in Nigeria. The Grande Couronne sits inside Glenfiddich's progressive Grande series and is a 26-year-old whisky matured in American and European oak casks, and completed in French Cognac casks. The Grande Couronne is a gesture to Glenfiddich's trial maverick spirit of reliably pushing the limits of whisky advancement. 


The exceptionally anticipated launch occasion which was hung on Sunday, eighteenth July at Cilantro Restaurant, Victoria Island, Lagos permitted visitors to solely experience the Grande Couronne through the artistic articulation of the Grande Composition. The Grande Composition is a series of artistic collaborations, which sees a cross-cultural reimagination of the brand's Grande Couronne bottle design. Glenfiddich found a portion of the world's most intriguing artists from 19 nations, including Ayoola Gbolahan from Nigeria, and provoked them to take inspiration from the first design and put their maverick eye to it, transforming it into something new, celebratory, new, and surprising. 


             

The occasion was hosted by Chico Aligwekwe, who started off with a concise history of the creation of the Grande Couronne. Visitors were blessed to receive a variety of fine cuisine from Chef Emeka and engaged by soul music band – The Blues Project and a principal dance group DNMT

           

The evening of charm and glitz finished in the reveal of the Grande Couronne, and visitors were blessed to receive a tasting of the Grande Couronne initiated by Struan Grant, Glenfiddich's Global Brand Ambassador (Virtually). 



Following this, the art translation from Ayoola Gbolahan was unveiled, which segued into an auction of the art just as restricted edition signed sleeves motivated by the art piece. Continues from the auction will be donated to local Art foundations in Nigeria as part of Glenfiddich's obligation to the advancement of the creative industry both locally and worldwide. 


Talking at the launch occasion, Frances Nwosa, Country Manager Nigeria at William Grant and Sons said;


“As the world’s most awarded Single Malt Whisky, Glenfiddich has a long tradition of innovation and setting the benchmark for quality. The launch of the Grande Couronne in Nigeria is a testament to the quality and pioneering spirit that has gone into the production of Glenfiddich for over 120 years. We are glad to bring the Grande Composition to Nigeria, which is a collision of Glenfiddich and our local culture. With this, we aim to not only keep raising the bar for whisky lovers in this region and beyond but also impact the next generation of artists through the proceeds received from the auction.”


Remarking on the inspiration behind his translation of the Grande Couronne filigree, Ayoola Gbolahan expressed that while submerging himself with the brand, he found that Glenfiddich was a result of cooperation with various people more than quite a long while. 

He said; 

“The bottle and stag were designed by two different people which made me believe that the William Grant family was disciplined and managed to keep the business afloat despite having multiple people (that were not related) to be part of the design process. I was inspired by all the people/ elements that were involved in the product and the artwork represents a fusion of all the minds that were involved in the product.”

Just 50 bottles of the Grande Couronne with sleeves enlivened by the Grande Composition (Nigeria) artwork were delivered – making this a restrictive collection for both whisky and art sweethearts! 


Get all the scoop from the launch through the photos beneath.