The Journey Home: A Cultural Visit to Ghana (Music, Film, Art + More)

Lunchbox Theory is cordially inviting you to join themselves, MoCADA & MVMT, Thursday, October 13th, to Sunday, October 23rd, for a cultural journey to Ghana, West Africa. Featuring special musical performances, intimate film screenings, artistic exhibitions, and exciting cultural events, The Journey Home, will be a unique opportunity to experience the art, culture, and beauty of West Africa. Some of the highlights will include:

•    Tour art galleries in Accra and meet local artists

•    Party on the beach at Takoradi

•    Walk through the forest treetops on the Canopy Walkway in Kakum

National Park

•    Watch films of the African Diaspora in its cultural birth place

•    Experience a special memorial ceremony at the Cape Coast slave dungeon

•    Jam at a festive concert at The National Theater featuring Blitz the

Ambassador, and special guests (to be announced)

•    and more...

A limited number of seats are available for the trip. Please RSVP now for more info on how to register. Click HERE to register for further information and updates about the trip.

Photo credit should read KELVIN IKPEA/AFP via Getty Images

The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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