First Poetry And Music Concert Holds In Calabar

In Breaking News, News, Reports

By Ogar Monday

Perhaps it can be said that the Black man is reinventing his legend, and the world is starting to honour anything African. Thus in a bid to promote this grand movement, the city of Calabar was set afire with its first-ever blazing poetry and music concert.

Held recently at the James Ene Henshaw Foundation, the event featured sizzling spoken word poetry and eclectic lyrical performances detailing the Africa’s rich history and the black man’s courage and forbearance in his quest for acceptance.

According to the organisers of the event, Art X Acoustics and Hit Drive Time of Hit95.9 FM, the concert was organised to craft an African legend coated with the softness of music and burnished with the fire of poetry.

“Art’s a wonderful gift of nature and I’m really glad to have been able to pull this off. I mean, the reception was massive; the turn-out was encouraging. What this shows is that Africans, especially the young, are starting to show increasing love for spoken poetry and not think of it as passé, and its a great prospect.” Chris Fridae, founder of Art X Acoustics, said.

Several of the performers included spoken-word artistes like D-ray, Isaac Daniel, Jimpoet Adie, Precious Lola, Worden Enya, Tweestead, Chris Fridae, among others. Meanwhile the audience was treated to a wonderful repast of spellbinding music from artistes such as Patrick Shadow, Ngozi John and Akani.

Meanwhile, founder of Art X Acoustics, Chris Fridae, stated that the brand would launch her YouTube Channel mid-September. This effort, it is hoped, will help to spread the gospel of spoken poetry beyond the boundaries of Cross River and cast its beam on society.

Founded in January 2018, Art X Acoustics is a brand that promotes poetry through live performances and social media activities. It bands together spoken-word artistes and lovers of spoken word in an intimate location for thrilling live poetry performances. The platform has garnered an incredibly huge followership on its online platforms.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

#June12: Moment Ayade’s Police Punks Arrived CrossRiverWatch, Teargas And Arrest 4 In Calabar (VIDEO)

By CrossRiverWatch Admin This is a playback of CrossRiverWatch live stream which captures the moment masked Policemen believed to be

Read More...

UPDATED: #June12 – Jalingo, James, Jonathan And Undie Granted Bail

By CrossRiverWatch Admin It has been confirmed that Citizen Agba Jalingo who publishes CrossRiverWatch, leading rights activists cum lawyer

Read More...

BREAKING: Police Fires At Peaceful #June12 Protesters In Calabar, Whereabout Of Jalingo, James, Jonathan, Others Unknown

By CrossRiverWatch Admin Men of the Nigerian Police Force has forcefully dispersed peaceful #June12 protesters in Calabar. They protesters

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now