FESTAC 1977 (VIDEO)

In 1977, from 15 January to 12 February, the Second World Festival of Black Arts and Culture known as FESTAC ’77- took place in Lagos, Nigeria. 17,000 people attended and it had participants from over 50 countries. It was the largest cultural event ever held on the African continent.

The video is of the opening ceremony opened by the Nigerian Head of State Olusegun Obasanjo

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