Preparations for this year’s edition of Africa International Music,AIM, Festival has gathered momentum with the mega musical concert attracting the attention of some leading African musical artistes across the continent and The Diaspora.
According to the organizers of the event, which made its first entry last year, the event this year has gained a box office status and promises to be exciting and colourful with A – listed artistes on the bill.
Headlining the roll call of artistes at the event, which is a three day non – stop musical performances of all genres, with a touch of African authentic and originality, slated to hold between December 7 and 9 at the La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort in Ikegun Village, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos, is juju music maestro,who has graciously agreed to performance at the resort’s world stage named after him.
AIM Festival is conceived by the founder of Motherland Beckons, Otunba Wanle Akinboboye, as a vehicle to expose the creativity of budding African musical acts and the creative industry, to serve as a veritable platform for the exportation of the best of African’s creative geniuses to the world by bringing together various talents to interact and produce the best of their innate creative ferment under an atmosphere that is of international standard and mood reflecting their cultural background.
Other listed artistes from Nigeria include Adekunle Gold, Falz, Pasuma, Dede Mabiaku, Atunda Entertainment leading acts – Anu the lady ekwe,Olo omidan bata, Ara (Thunder) – Paul play Dairo, Kola Ogunkoya (Gbedu master), Afe Ayodele, Wole Oni, Kemit, Yemi juju and Fire. Artistes from the remaining 54 African countries will be featured. Beside the musical performances, the platform, which is an opened one for other entertainers will be a celebrated tourism affair as it is expected to feature a wide selection of leisure experiences ranging from food, fashion, comedy and DJ to beach picnic, kayaking, carnival, keggite gyration, beach soccer, camping, sport fishing, horseback riding as well as bonding exercises.