The Foundation Concert is an unprecedented music concert designed to celebrate the achievements of notable entertainers and media personalities who through their remarkable work laid the foundation for Nigerian music as it is today. These are individuals whose music/body of work inspired and continues to inspire a generation of Nigerian creatives, who have since gone on to achieve global recognition and acclaim, hence, the title The Foundation Concert.
This spectacle will assemble some of the finest entertainers Nigeria has produced in an epoch-making event that will stand as a worthy tribute to our glorious past and a yardstick for future initiatives of the kind.
- Rugged Man
- African China
- Daddy Showkey
- Duncan Mighty
- Baba Fryo
- Sunny Nneji
- Mr Real
- Seyi Shay
- Jazzman Olofin
In line with the spirit of the initiative, the concert will feature performances by veterans in the Nigerian entertainment industry as well as entertainers from the newer generation of creatives. Staying through to its objective, the concert will take time out to celebrate Nigerian creatives in other fields. In addition, the concert will also make room to celebrate Nigerians in other fields whose sacrifices are reminders of the indomitable spirit we all possess.
Highlights of the event will include; music performances, dance performances, comedy acts, special recognition showreel presentation and The Foundation Awards.
Date: 21st September 2019
Venue: Eko Hotels and Suites.
Time: Red Carpet 6 pm
Show starts at 7 pm
The Foundation Recognition Awards
The Foundation Awards will be recognizing the achievements of entertainment veterans. To this end, three Foundation Awards with 1 million Naira each will be presented to three outstanding individuals during the event;
1. Pa Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi, designer of the Nigerian National flag
2. Pa Benedict Odiase (LATE), composer of the Nigerian National Anthem
3. Prof. (Mrs) Felicia Adebola Adedoyin, composer of the Nigerian National Pledge
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