Africa stands up for Felabration
The 2012 edition of the annual Felabration was held at the African Shrine, an event which grew from a day’s celebration of the icon Fela Anikulapo-Kuti to a week-long of events.
Felabration has over the years been themed ‘Baba 70’, ‘the Black President’, ‘Viva Africa’, ‘Buy Africa’ and the 2012 edition was themed ‘Africa: Centre of the World’; a title of one of the masterpieces of Fela released in 1979 which featured Fela and Roy Ayers, a renowned jazz artiste and it is centered on his heartfelt call to Africans to take their place as the core of the world affairs.
It has also become an international tourist attraction, attracting music lovers all over the world.
The event started Tuesday October 16th and ended on Sunday October 22nd 2012.
Tuface Idibia, Asa, Omawumi, Mavin Crew, YQ, Burna Boy, Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti and other African artistes graced the week-long event which took place at the African Shrine, performing and paying respects to the afro-beat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
Below is the video of some performances.