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Lagos photo festival to foster unity

09 July 2015, 09:51 Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - Members of the public have been urged to vote in a photography competition that aims to unite local artists and their international counterparts.

The competition, dubbed the LagosPhoto Festival, kicks off in October. Photographers are expected to submit images in four categories which include places, people, fashion and food through www.lagosphotoapp.net.

The festival is said to be the first and only international arts festival of photography in Nigeria that aims to establish a community for contemporary photography and unite local and international artists through images that encapsulate individual experiences and identities from across all of Africa.

Etisalat is sponsoring the LagosPhoto Festival.

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“Since commencing operations in Nigeria over six years ago, Etisalat has remained committed to delivering innovative, life changing, products and services to customers and supporting creativity and innovation.

"This commitment has led to our continuous support of the LagosPhoto Festival and the development of the arts in the Nigeria,” the Director, Brand and Experience of Etisalat Nigeria, Enitan Denloye, said.

Meanwhile, ahead of the LagosPhoto Festival, Etisalat, in association with the African Artist’s Foundation (AAF), organisers of LagosPhoto Festival, have announced dates for the 2015 edition of the Etisalat Photography Competition.

The competition is ongoing until September 28.

- CAJ News


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