With the new reality of the coronavirus pandemic and events being scarce, there was nothing to report on. But now, with the economy opening back up, we are back!
Thanks to the internet and social media, you now don’t have to be physically present to attend any event. You can still learn new skills, participate in group activities, party with your friends, or get some exercise without stepping outside. We rounded up the best virtual events that you can join from anywhere, as long as the internet, social media, and electricity is available.
Here’s your go-to list for all the exciting virtual events happening this weekend/next week.
Scroll through to see.
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Shanty Aesthetic – A Virtual Exhibition of Paintings by Sylvester Aigbogun
Eventful is excited to bring to you a virtual art exhibition experience like no other themed Shanty Aesthetic in collaboration with the renowned artist – Sylvester Aigbogun. Shanty Aesthetic is a rich, colourful, visually appealing collection of over 25 oil paintings that showcase interactions between the elements and principles of art organized sensorially to give viewers a framework within which to analyze and discuss the aesthetic ideas portrayed. The Virtual exhibition is open to art lovers, enthusiasts and collectors for 10 days for their viewing and analytic pleasure as well as purchase for keeps or gifting purposes for the year 2020!
Date: Tuesday, September 15 – Thursday, September 25, 2020.
Make it a date every Friday with Smokey Bones, and enjoy suya, BBQ catfish and so much fun.
Date: Friday, September 18, 2020.
Venue: Fabac Close, 8b Ligali Ayorinde Street, behind Mobil Residential House, Victoria Island.
City Cyclers – Let’s Ride Lagos
Are you ready to cycle 30km this weekend! Get your wheels ready. Come with your bike, helmet, face mask, shield or balaclava.
King’s College Old Boys Association 111th Anniversary – Education: the Way Forward
The King’s College Old Boys Association (KCOBA) is holding its 111th Annual Founders conference themed – Education: the Way Forward. The event will feature a keynote speech by Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. Other guests include Chukwuemeka Nwajuiba – Minister of State for Education, Prof. Akin Abayomi: Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Olumide Akpata: President, Nigerian Bar Association, Hon. Justice Adeniyi Adetokunbo Ademola: President, St. Gregory College Old Boys’ Association – PPP Operators, Ifueko Omoigui Okauru – President, Queen’s College Old Girls Association, and Hakeem Adeniji-Adele – Former Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft.
Let’s Go Kayaking
Come escape the hustle and bustle of Lagos on a Kayak this Sunday. You’ll get to meet with fun people, enjoy some refreshments, take pictures, unwind and take kayaking lessons for beginners.
Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020.
Time: 12 PM
Nigeria Youth Summit 2020
Calling on all Nigerian youths to be a part of the Nigeria Youth Summit 2020. Youths of all ages get to learn and interact with subject matter experts on how to position themselves and their businesses in the new global economy. Billed to speak at the summit are, Sunday Dare, The Honourable Minister for Youths and Sports, Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria and Jimi Tewe, CEO, The Jimi Tewe Company.
Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020.
Time: 10 AM