Eugenia Abu, DJ Lambo, Simon Shercliff, Others, At British Council’s UK/Nigeria 2015-16 Launch

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A large number of partners, sponsors and creatives from Nigeria and the UK attended the Abuja launch of the British Council cultural programme, UK/Nigeria 2015—16, yesterday.

UK/Nigeria 2015—16 is a major season of arts in Nigeria aimed at building new audiences, creating new collaborations and strengthening relationships between the UK and Nigeria.

Guests present at the event included; Mr. Mike Omeri, DG National Orientation Agency, Mrs. Eugenia Abu, Executive Director Programmes of the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA and Aisha Augie-Kuta, Photographer and winner of British Council ‘Through-my-eyes’ competition in 2014 and a host of others.

The event also featured a make-space facilitated by the Nike Arts Centre Abuja, a screening of selected films and a maker’s exhibition courtesy of Designer Market Place.

The guests were treated to a mix of UK and Nigerian food including local palm wine served in gourds as well as wines and finger foods like Akara, Samosa, Springrolls and Plantain.

See first photos from the event below.

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