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Festival of India brings Indian culture to Lagos (Pictures)

Festival of India, Lagos

It was an epic and spectacular event  at TBS yesterday 13th of August. The first ever Festival of India Lagos, organised by India High Commission in Nigeria in collaboration with Lagos State Government, MTN, and Zee World,saw an array of Indian and Nigerian cultural display.

It was as if India was shipped down to Lagos. Thousands of Indians and their Nigerian counterparts gathered to witness the festival. It was unbelievable the number of Indians that have made Nigeria, Lagos in particular, their second home.

For those who love Indian movies, it was an avenue to experience those beautiful music and dance outside the screen. India girls are beautiful, especially in their sari attire. There were a lot of them to feed one’s eyes on.

Also, Nigerian cultures and traditions were displayed. Nigerian cultural dancers gave the audience some traditional acrobatic dances.

Some top Nigerian hiphop and gospel artistes such as Davido, T-Mac, Sammy Okposu, Pasuma and many others gave electrifying performances. Some Top Bollywood artistes such as Anup Jalota, Odissi, Yuvika Chaudhary and many others took the audience to the height of Indian traditional music with their performances.

Here are some pictures taken from the event:

Festival of India, Lagos

Festival of India, Lagos

 

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