TARUWA clocks 6!
Taruwa has had a pretty amazing year and in celebration of 6 phenomenal years, a special edition will hold today 24th of September, 2013, at Bogobiri House, themed ‘MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES’, which will be a night of crazy fun as songs from the big screens are performed.
The Taruwa team has an exciting night planned and Lydia Idakula Sobogun, CEO of Gbagyichild Entertainment and Convener of Taruwa says “Last year, the 5th year anniversary was themed ‘Positive Tuesdays’, with emphasis on our beauty as a people. So despite the numerous vices and occurrences in our country, we decided that all performances would be positive. This year, we’ll be having even more fun as we reminisce about great movies and sing… Expect only strictly-amazing performances”.
Taruwa which is a free monthly event attracts a token on its anniversary.
TARUWA [hausa for ‘gathering’] is a monthly gathering of art lovers which started on August 21, 2007 as a platform for poets, spoken word artistes, actors, comedians, instrumentalists, and singers to express themselves. This gathering has successfully progressed into an avenue for groundbreaking, fresh and promising talent. The show’s progress has birthed its print version, a quarterly publication TARUWA Magazine, as well as TARUWA Festival, an annual performing arts festival
ABOUT THE EVENT – TARUWA at 6!
THEME: Music from the Movies
DATE: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
VENUE: Bogobiri House, Maitama Sule, Off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
For ticket sales and updates, you can follow on twitter @TARUWA_ or call 0808 159 7669
TARUWA [hausa for ‘gathering’] is a monthly gathering of art lovers which set off in August 2007.
In its 6 years of existence, Taruwa has grown from being just a breeding hub for new talent discovery and a convergence for art lovers to holding at the Bogobiri House every last Tuesday of the month and converging a positive and art endearing audience. The monthly event highlights the need for arts and culture promotion avenues to be created in Nigeria, and its success has birthed a quarterly print version, the TARUWA Magazine.
In its bid to encourage up and coming talents, Taruwa fuses performances from recognized acts with that of ‘up-comers’, making it a networking platform, as well as one to showcase talent. Photographers, Producers, journalists, publishers, producers and other special service providers of the Nigerian entertainment industry can be found at TARUWA. Artistes like Mode9, Djinee, Snatcha of Rooftop MCs, Obiwon, Spoken word artiste Sage, Idols West Africa’s Omawumi, Eric and J’odie make up the list of Taruwa’s diverse talent breed; even Rapper Jude ‘MI’ Abaga first performed his hit track Safe – a song he had written a night before – at Taruwa
Taruwa can also boast of launching new age career artistes such as writer/ poet Chiedu Ifeozo, and Singer Bez Idakula, amidst others.