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African Platter Map : Edikang Ikong Soup. From The Heart Of The Efik People Of Nigeria

With the Calabar Festival fast approaching, it is almost a given that majority of the tourists heading to the festival this December will get the chance to taste the amazing oh-so famous Edikang Ikong Soup during their visit.  (more…)

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Art | The Untold Stories From Africa | Lagos

Art, art work, these words could mean so many different things. Art tells of so many untold feelings, expressions, or desires, and Lagos is a center of creativity for all and sundry. (more…)

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ACE Awards 2018 Official Post Event Press Release

Did you miss the second edition of the ACE Awards?
Here’s a recap of the major happenings.
This year’s African Creative Exhibition and Award (ACE Awards), powered by Bellafricana was a huge success, thanks to the support from family, friends, sponsors, strategic partners, exhibitors, and the Bellafricana team. (more…)

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African Music and Dance | Kwaito Music

Kwaito music is iconic to South African party and music culture. With a massively important place in the country’s history, the genre and some of the stories behind it is very fascinating. (more…)

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How To Make Bobotie | Native South African Dish

Hi there!
Over the weekend I learnt to make Bobotie, a native South African dish and I can’t exactly tell you if I got it spot on, but I know it tasted really gooooood!
Firstly, Bobotie is pronounced “Ba-Boor-Tea. It is a native south African dish with ground meat as the main ingredient.  (more…)

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African Music and Dance | Kizomba

currently listening to; Kelly Key’s No Controle
I like to call Africa “the home of soul food” (Music) and everything nice.
Music really is food to the soul and Africa is home to various diverse genres of music and dance. One African musical genre I love is Kizomba which originated from Angola in 1984 and has since been infused in modern music all over the world. (more…)

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Bellafricana Creative Festival

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. (more…)

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Lagos at 50 - Eyo Festival

The Eyo festival also known as the Adamu Orisa is a Yoruba festival celebrated in Lagos Island, Nigeria. With no fixed date on the calendar, the Eyo festival was known to only take place when a King or important Chief passed away. The Eyo Masquerades come out in their throngs to escort the soul of the departed and/or to usher in the new leader.
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