One thing is certain— December is the most wonderful time of the year!
Aside from being the host month for Christmas, the most celebrated holiday in the world, it features events, from concerts to films, art exhibits, festivals and parades and Lagos, being the most populous city in Nigeria, bubbles with a sensation that keeps its visitors entertained all through this period. If you are currently in this fabulous city and looking for a fantastic event to attend as we usher in a New Year, look no further than our pick of top events in Lagos this December.
Every ‘fun person’ in Lagos looks forward to the Rhythm Unplugged. One of the largest annual Music concerts which showcases Nigeria’s biggest music, comedy artistes as well as an array of huge international acts, it is produced by Flytime Promotions and always held at the Eko Convention Centre, opposite the Maison Farenheit Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. This year marks the 11th edition of the concert and will be held on Friday the 18th December 2015. With Grammy award nominee and R&B Superstar, Trey Songz , announced as the headline act, it is bound to be an explosion of good times.
The Black Tie Concert
Featuring blockbuster stars including Olamide, Seyi Shay and Darey-Art Alade, the Baseline Entertainment ‘Blacktie Christmas Concert’ is scheduled to hold on the 13th of December, 2015 at the well-known Lagoon Restaurant in Victoria Island Lagos. An exclusive concert set to explore diverse genre of music, it is aimed at celebrating Nigeria’s finest entertainers, also throwing light on the Yuletide season. Certainly, It will be an awesome night of festivity and schmoozing.
Music Meets Runway 2015
An annual MMR celebration, which has been running since 2011, Music Meets Runway (MMR) merges the best of fashion and music in Africa, bringing together some of Africa’s finest creative artists and showcasing their talents to a vast audience. Run by Le Reve Events, this year’s event will take place on Tuesday 22 December at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria.The MMR Rising Icon competition is a huge highlight of the event as it motivates young fashion designers and models the opportunity to pursue their career in the fashion industry.
SoundCity Urban Blast Festival
Holding at the Landmark Event Center, close to the Four Points by Sheraton, Victoria Island, Lagos on the 18th of December, 2015, the SoundCity Urban Blast Festival is one of the biggest live television event in Lagos. Slated to run from 6:00pm till about 9:00pm, this year’s event will feature a festival in Lagos with every of the biggest African acts billed to share a stage on the day. Some of these artistes include Wande Coal, M.I. Abaga, Iyanya, Kiss Daniel and Davido.