2ND ANNUAL GIDI CULTURE FESTIVAL TO HOLD APRIL 4, 2015 AT EKO ATLANTIC; West Africa’s Biggest Beach Festival

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The  Gidi  Culture  Festival  hits  Lagos  once  again  on  Saturday,  April  4th,  2015.  The  one-­‐day  beach  festival  event  will  kick-­‐off  in  the  afternoon  with  day  activities  ranging  from  beach  soccer  to  The Melting  Pot;  an  African  food  court,  offering  dishes  from  all  over  Nigeria,  and  of  course  live  band  music.  At  night,  the  main  stage  lights  up  with  Africa’s  best  entertainers,  hosts  and  DJs.  The  Gidi  Culture  Festival;  a  Nigerian  conceptualized  and  produced  event,  aims  to  celebrate  and  promote  African  music,  whilst  giving  youth-­‐minded  Africans  a  fun  filled  day  to  where  they  can  enjoy  good  music  and  be  amongst  great  company.

GCFest  is  presented  by  Eclipse  Live,  along  with  this  year’s  main  sponsors;  Lagos  State,  Eko  Atlantic,  Diamond  Bank  and  LASAA.  To  add  to  the  festival  experience,  Team  GCFest  have  teamed  up  with  Chisco,  Easy  Taxi,  Jovago.com  and  Smile.

The  2014  inaugural  edition  of  GCFest  brought  4,500  festivalgoers  to  Elegushi  Beach  where  they  enjoyed  both  daytime  activities  and  music  from  the  continent’s  best  artists  and  DJs  including  Ice  Prince,  Dami  Krane,  DJ  Obi  and  Seyi  Shay.  This  Year’s  Gidi  Culture  Festival  will  take  place  at  Eko  Atlantic  and  promises  to  be  bigger  and  better,  with  more  food,  fashion,  art,  sports  and  Africa’s  best  musical  talents.

Speaking  on  the  event,  Chin  Okeke,  one  of  The  Gidi  Culture  Festival’s  founders  says,  “The  Gidi  Culture  Festival  is  built  around  three  core  pillars  -­‐  youth,  live  entertainment  and  Africa.  This  year,  we’re  excited  to  bring  you  a  full  day  of  activities  ranging  from  beach  sports  to  an  art  installation  supporting  local  artists  and  a  main  stage  showcasing  the  best  performers  from  across  the  African  continent.  The  festival  is  homegrown  in,  Las  Gidi,  the  heart  of  modern  day  Nigeria.  There  will  be  something  for  all  and  music  lovers  will  be  entertained  by  true  performers  and  musicians”.

Further  information  such  as  the  event  line  up,  giveaways,  and  goodies,  will  be  revealed  in  upcoming  weeks.  For  a  full
listing  of  partners,  sponsors  and  artists  visit  www.gidiculturefestival.com

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For  this  year’s  event  teaser  please  visit:  http://bit.ly/1DnwiH8

For  video  from  last  year’s  event  please  visit:  http://bit.ly/1z3rEP7

For  further  inquiries  including  promotional  opportunities  contact:

Lola  Adamson
lola@eclipseliveafrica.com

Reni  Somoye
reni@eclipseliveafrica.com

About  Gidi  Culture  Festival  |  gidiculturefestival.com
The  Gidi  Culture  Festival  was  founded  by  Bimbo  Shittu,  Chin  Okeke  and  Teme  Banigo,  with  the  intention  of  providing
live,  affordable,  accessible  entertainment  to  the  African  youth.  Realizing  that  the  demand  for  quality  entertainment  is  not  class  specific,  GCFest  works  to  break  down  socioeconomic  barriers  with  an  entertainment  offering  that  appeals  to  youth-­‐minded  individuals.  This  platform  curates  and  represents  African  talent  with  the  goal  of  exporting  GCFest  into  foreign  markets  by  2018.

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