THE TAMERRI EXPERIENCE, 2016

A dream born from two creative minds with passion and a clear vision came alive in Abuja. Tamerri meaning the beloved land was organized by Root n Raw bringing into perspective the creative and artistic potentials within the FCT, Nigeria and across Africa.

The two-day event which held on the 22nd and 23rd of April, 2016 at the Sarius Palmetium and Botanic Garden in Abuja was themed “Appreciating Interconnectedness”. It was filled with fun, engaging, interactive and informative activities like workout/fitness, workshops, photo/art exhibition, fashion show, village market, traditional masquerade display, music concerts amongst many others. It provided an avenue for aspiring, upcoming and established artists to interact, share ideas and build strategic relationships.

A colourful cultural display from traditional dancers across Nigeria was on of the major highlights of the event.

The Tamerri festival fashion show depicted the transition of Nigerian fashion due to the influence of western culture. The fashion show featured brands like Fashion Academy, Maison Mimi, Desire Fashion House amongst others. Below are some pictures from the fashion show:

The Tameri festival music concert featured artists like Brymo, Bez, Jeremiah Gyang, Cef, Age Beeka, Elle, Attah Lenell, Jessie Bongos, amongst others. All performances were with a live band giving the audience a rather unique feel.

The village market enabled small businesses sell products like fabrics, cloths, art works, beads, African board games and a lot more. There was something for everyone. Some pictures of the village market:

Already looking forward to next years event, it promises to be bigger.

Let us know what you think about the festival with your comments below.

Don’t forget to subscribe for our newsletters and updates on new posts.

instagram

  • Fern Afrik Media is a subsidiary of Fern Afrik Group and is focused on providing high-quality products and services to our customers. We carefully design our operations with our customers in mind and ensure they are provided with high-quality services at competitive prices compared to what is obtainable in the industry.

  • Show Comments

You May Also Like

Voice! A Dance Story

@gorgeousini and @guitaiconic of @timeimpact discuss their love for dance individually and as a ...

HOSPITALITY WORKSHOP AFRICA, 2016

The Hospitality Workshop Africa organized by Ink Business Design, took place on Saturday 18th of ...

Lekki Conservation Centre

The Lekki conservation center is a 78-hectare wide landmass made up of mangrove swamp and ...