Davido, Pasuma, Others To Headline Festival Of India


Nigerian superstars, Davido, Pasuma Wonder and Ara are among artistes who will be engaging their Indian colleagues during the forth-coming Festival of India Lagos. Scheduled to take place August 13 at Tafawa Balewa Square, Onikan, Lagos, other musicians billed to perform are AnupJalota, Sammie Okposo, SaiGargi, Tee Mac and Yuvika Chaudhary.

Former president of the Performing Musicians’ Association of Nigeria (PMAN) and the Chairman of the Festival of Indian-Lagos Planning Committee, Bolaji Rosiji, in a statement said; “India is the fastest growing economy in the world and has the 2nd largest SME network in the world. One of the objectives of this event is to revive the SME sector in Lagos State through a mutually beneficial development programme.”

According to him, thousands of Nigerians, Indians as well as members of the diplomatic corps will be thrilled by the rich musical experience of the globally acclaimed Emperor of Indian music, Anup Jalota at the spectacular event.

“Anup Jalota is popularly known as the Emperor of Bhajans. He has won multiple awards globally and is coming to the Festival with his full troupe. Anyone who has heard his tabla drum player knows it sounds just like thunder. Pasuma Wonder has promised that since he has ‘home advantage’ he will be at his most entertaining form to musically challenge the Indian Stars and do us proud,” Rosiji added.