May is a month of significant dates for Nigerians and foreigners alike. May Day is a celebrated holiday for workers all over the world; unfortunately, this year’s May Day falls on Sunday (thank God for the Nigerian Federal Government) we move weekend holidays to Monday (yippeeeee!!!). Asides May Day, we have the Children’s Day celebration which is also a global holiday for children around the world. Another special holiday for us in Nigeria is May 29th; Democracy Day! A day we remember as the transition to democracy from military rule. That day also falls on a Sunday, so we are definitely expecting another holiday on the 30th of May!!! For those of you looking for entertainment and enjoyment this month, check out these events.
1. Ladyee Boutique Pop-up Shop
With the ever increasing popularity of flea markets, one has to cease every opportunity to shop. The Ladyee Boutique pop-up shop is just the ideal for people who would like to shop till they drop
Date: Sunday, 1st May
Venue: Pattaya Restaurant, 38 Adeola Hopewell Str. VI
Taruwa a night of music and poetry is a mix of the entertainment industries most talented and lovers of the creative arts.
Date: Tuesday, 3rd May
Venue: Bogobiri; No. 9, Maitama Sule Off Awolowo Road Ikoyi Lagos
Ticket: Free Entry
3. Terra Kulture Art Auction
For all lovers of art, young and old; here is a chance to purchase those pieces from David Dale, Moyo Ogundipe and Kolade Oshinowo.
Date: Wednesday, 4th May
Venue: Terra Kulture, Tiamiyu Savage Str. VI
4. Francophone World Music
VIP Club Nite will be putting together an evening of Francophone music with features on Makossa, Rumba, Zouk and Salsa. Special guest appearance Salif Keita.
Date: Friday, 6th May
Venue: Oriental Hotel, Lekki
5. The Joker @ Terra Comedy
The search for new talent in the comedy sector is on. With Ali Baba as the host and a cash prize of 50k, what’s not to look out for? Other acts include Elenu, Bovi and so on.
Date: Saturday, 7th May
Venue: Terra Kulture 1376 Tiamiyu Savage VI Lagos
6. The Foreign Exchange (FX) Trading Seminar
This seminar is geared towards private individuals, financial sector (Treasury, Insurance personnel) and anyone with a want, to trade on the global FX market. The session will look to introduce delegates to the principles of FX trading and other fundamentals governing trading of FX. The session will offer a rare opportunity to see FX trading on a live simulator and also introduce delegates to a platform they can register and trade on access to research tools to aid trading activities will also be on the agenda at the seminar.
Date: Wednesday, 11th May
Venue: Elion House Hotel, Plot 7/8 Agbeke Rotinwa Street, Dolphin Extension Ikoyi, Lagos
Time: 10am – 5pm
Tickets: There are limited spaces on the seminar, so early registration is recommended!!! Once you have registered a member of the FX Nigeria team will be in contact to proceed with your booking. We are also offering an early booking and group discount so don’t waste time and REGISTER HERE!!
7. BusinessDay Inspiring Women Series
Nigeria’s number 1 business newspaper is organizing the 2nd Inspiring women series. With a the theme “The Relevant Woman in the 21st Century.” With Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Ibukun Awosika and Biola Alabi as speakers.
Date: Friday, 20th May
Venue: Civic Center VI
8. Today’s Fashion Show
We can never get enough of fashion, for all fashion lovers both home and abroad, here’s your chance to have some fun at the 4th Anniversary of Today’s Fashion Show.
Date: Saturday, 21st May
Venue: Protea Hotel, Ikoyi Westwood, 22 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi Lagos
Tickets: Strictly by invitation
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