Grand Opening of MUSON Festival 2014 “Coming of Age”

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The MUSON Festival 2014 is one music festival all lovers of classical music,stage play and Art shouldn’t not miss. At the 2014 kick off of the Festival yesterday,it was a pretty sight to see the who is who in Nigeria. An evening that brought all loves of music from all different works of life together ,not to forget important personalities and icons that were seen on the red carpet of the event.

The personalities branded as Special guest of Honours were: former Secretary General to the Commonwealth, CHIEF EMEKA ANYAOKU CFR, CON, GCVO; former Vice Chancellor of University of Ibadan, PROFESSOR EMERITUS AYO BANJO, JP, CON, NNOM; former Minister of Housing, Lands and Urban development, HON. CHIEF (MRS.) MOBOLAJI OSOMO, and Former Ambassador, and daughter of the Political sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, DR. (MRS) TOKUNBO AWOLOWO DOSUNMU, who however could not be present. The session was moderated by the architect, music enthusiast, KITOYI IBARE-AKINSAN, who is Chairman of the Festival Planning Committee

The 10 day Festival will run from October 16th of October till 26th.

See Pictures from the Below:

Ibare Akinsan the Moderator/ Presenter

Ibare Akinsan the Moderator/ Presenter

Member and ex-Chairman of Planning Committee, Chief Adeniyi-Williams with Chief Anyaoku

Member and ex-Chairman of Planning Committee, Chief Adeniyi-Williams with Chief Anyaoku

Grand Patron of MUSON,Chief Akintola Williams

Grand Patron of MUSON,Chief Akintola Williams

Member, Chief Frank Okonta and Trustee of MUSON, Mrs Francesca Emanuel

Member, Chief Frank Okonta and Trustee of MUSON, Mrs Francesca Emanuel

Prof. Emeritus Banjo

Prof. Emeritus Banjo

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Cross section of audience

Cross section of audience

Special Guest of Honour, Chief Anyaoku, with GM, Banjo and Vice Chairman, Sir Mbanefo

Special Guest of Honour, Chief Anyaoku, with GM, Banjo and Vice Chairman, Sir Mbanefo

The General Manager, Gboyega Banjo and the Artistic Director of MUSON, Tunde Jegede

The General Manager, Gboyega Banjo and the Artistic Director of MUSON, Tunde Jegede

South African Consul General and his wife

South African Consul General and his wife

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Photos by: TAIWO OLUSHOLA JOHNSON (TOJ Concepts)

 

 

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