My initial understanding of the word craft were paintings or sculptures. But growing up and gaining exposure I have come to have a better perception.
Here is the full list of the top 3 nominees for ACE Awards 2018
1) BEST CREATIVE KIDPRENEUR
DANIELLA ART STUDIO
Daniella Soje is a 10 years old, as a little Girl she would write stories and illustrate them in drawing and then she would tell her Mum to print them so that she can sell them and that was at the age of 5 or 6.
she recently started focusing more On her art, she was taught how make toothpick collage in school and she did a toothpick Range Deer at school and when she got home she asked her mother to frame her artwork . she was inspired by her younger sister to start her own match stick design. Her brand name is “DANIELLA ART STUDIO”. she likes to create and design images that adults and kids would love. using toothpick match sticks and beads.
Ginika Okafor, founded Yili Footwear, a proudly Quality Made in Nigeria brand in 2015. She is on a mission to create locally made trendy, fun and colourful footwear that is not only of top notch quality but also affordable. Inspired by colours, textures and nature. She creates comfortable, quirky footwear to make your feet stand in a crowd. Let’s meet her…
Christmas Day in Nigeria is a public holiday that is marked by the emptying of towns and cities with excitement in the air. People travel to their respective state or origin to celebrate with their loved ones, it is often a time for family re-union, a time to re-strategize and focus, it is a time to seek the face of God and make new year resolutions and to also bless those less fortunate and general acts of random kindness.
The Thrift Shopping Experience for Lagosians is set to host you. Shop previously-loved and brand new stylish pieces at unbelievably affordable prices. Imagine a thrift store that doubles as an exhibition; No cluttered racks, no piles to dig through… just a selection of stylish items coupled with good music, a well-designed space, and an ambience that makes you want to indulge.
The Amaros by Ethnik celebrates the beauty of post-colonial architecture with the exhibition of Photography and New Ethnik by Tunde Owolabi collection of fashion accessories.
This exhibition inspired by the Nigerian graphic designer and photographer is scheduled to hold on Sunday, 15th October 2017 at 2PM, Red Door Art Gallery, 51 Bishop Oluwole St. Victoria Island Lagos.
The Bellafricana Creative Festival is set to hold on the 28th of December, because what better way to end the year than to throw a huge Made in Nigeria festival featuring some awesome Afrocentric producers?
This would be the first Creative Festival hosted by Bellafricana and to be honest, we were just going to hold on till the next annual African Creative Exhibition (ACE) Awards in 2018, but due to popular demand we decided to have the December festival and guess what? We are super excited about it.
The various styles to sew with Adire cloth are becoming more innovative and trendsetting everyday. There is an unmissable hype on the Adire fabric and it has gone beyond using plain old Adire textiles to sew the stereotypical iro and buba, agbada and bubus etc. Now, more fashionable ready to wear Adire pieces are popping up everywhere for stylish millennials.
In 2017 alone, there has been an amazing trend of styles sewn with different variations of the Adire fabric.
Organizers of Football & Chill have announced the maiden edition of the much anticipated social networking event which will slated to kick of in Lagos with subsequent editions across major cities in Nigeria and outside Nigeria.
Football & Chill is a social development and social networking initiative aimed at advancing the Football culture in Nigeria and to foster togetherness by celebrating Football as a unifying factor in a fun filled, secured and an entertaining atmosphere.