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British Council And Call To Create Launch On Mass, A Special Jazz Performance In Lagos

By Red Media Africa
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The British Council is inviting the general public to On Mass, a special jazz performance that is part of UK/Nigeria 2015–16, a major season of arts work.

The event, a partnership with Call to Create, will feature a unique jazz performance by The Art Ensemble of Lagos and the MUSON Jazz ensemble in collaboration with Vidal Montgomery and Wayne Francis II from the UK.

The 'Call to Create' network was established by the Roundhouse, UK, to showcase the talents of young artists and to encourage collaborations between established and emerging artists around the world.

"One of the ways of showing the fusion of cultures is music,” said Ojoma Ochai, Director of Arts, British Council Nigeria. "On Mass will showcase the beauty of blending the cultures of Nigeria and the UK through jazz."

The event is on Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm at Agip Hall, Muson center 8/9 Marina, Onikan, Lagos.

To attend the event, log on to http://www.britishcouncil.org.ng/events/call-create-presents-mass to register.

About the UK/Nigeria 2015-16 season
UK/Nigeria 2015–16 is a major season of arts in Nigeria aimed at building new audiences, creating new collaborations and strengthening relationships between the UK and Nigeria.

Programmed in association with a host of partners, it features more than 30 projects and more than 80 events in art, fashion, design, theatre, dance, music, literature and film throughout Nigeria and includes showcases of Nigerian arts and creative industries in the UK.

UK/Nigeria 2015–16 has a focus on creating access to art, new digital work, innovation, art in public spaces and working with young people.

Partnerships between Nigerian and British artists, institutions and organisations will be at the heart of the season which aims to develop skills and capacity across the creative industries.

The programme will run until April 2016 creating new connections in arts, education, innovation, trade and investment.

About Red Communication
Red Communication is a PR & Communication firm under the parent company, RED. An innovative media group focused on Africa, RED's vision is to excite and empower an evolving generation through the media's limitless possibilities. Built across tools and platforms, its Communication Division holds Red Communication, Red Marketing and Small & Medium, and YouthConnect; and its Content Division holds the Y! brands, including Y! TV, Y! Magazine, YNaija.com, Teen Y!, Y! 2015, the Y! Tech 100 and the Y! Annual Black Ball/Y! 100 Most Influential List. It also anchors a development firm, The Future Project Africa, which co-presents Africa's leading youth platform, The Future Awards Africa, and other projects including the Nigeria