First Bank, LIRS, GoBet others Identify With ArtsForChange, ceremony holds November 1st
Organisers of ArtsForChange have confirmed November 1st as a prize presentation and lecture day for the 2023 creative competition.
First Bank Nigeria, Lagos Internal Revenue Service, GoBet247 are among corporate entities supporting the programme to reward creativity among Nigerians.
The talent hunt closed its entry submission on 15th October with hundreds of entries received.
ARTSFORCHANGE, aimed at uncovering, and promoting creativity amongst Nigerian youths in the area of painting, sculpture, visual arts, drawing and ceramic, among several others is the brainchild of White & Black Ideas.
Organisers revealed that competent judges have been put together to look at all the entries and recommend accordingly under the following criteria: aesthetic, creativity, originality and adherence to the theme.
According to the promoter of the project, Titiloye Amzat, a panel of judges to look at the entries include Duke Asidere, Abolore Sobayo, Fati Abubakar and Steve Ayorinde.
The announcement of the winner and presentations will take place on November 1st, 2023 at Mike Adenuga French Cultural Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos.
The winner of the competition will walk away with the grand prize of N 1,000,000 while other shortlisted participants will win consolation gifts and certificates of commendation.
Black & White Ideas via ArtsForChange promotes authentic Nigerian culture and encourages artists of all manners to show their creative side in a bid to unearth and promote young and yet unknown talents in the country.
It would be recalled that Oluwatobiloba Michael emerged winner of 2022 Artsforchange Competition
Other supporters include by The Culture NewspaperTCN, QED.ng and News of the People publication.