All is now set for the LIMCAF 2023 Award Night. The event, which will take place on Saturday, October 28th, at 5 p.m. at the International Conference Centre, IMT, Independence Layout, Enugu, will be chaired by Admiral Allison Madueke, GCON, former Chief of Naval Staff and former Military Governor of old Anambra and old Imo States.
This was disclosed by LIMCAF Art Director, Dr. Ayo Adewunmi. According to Adewunmi, “This year we have expanded the scope of awards by introducing new prizes, such as the special awards for young female artists and selected physically challenged persons.”
He appealed to all art lovers and culture enthusiasts to attend the Opening Ceremony and the Award Night because, in his words, “it’s going to be an exciting period, an opportunity to view and appreciate art from the Top 100 young artists in Nigeria, as well as get affordable souvenirs from the maiden Art & Craft Fair introduced this year.
On his part, the Executive Director of LIMCAF, Mr. Kevin Ejiofor, stated that “The Life in My City Art Festival (LIMCAF), now in its 17th year as Nigeria’s biggest and longest-running youth art extravaganza with total available prizes now amounting to more than ₦6 million, is in its Grand Finale Week of exhibitions, lectures, workshops, an art and crafts fair, and other exciting events in Enugu from today, Saturday, October 21st, to Saturday, October 28th, 2023.
Ejiofor recalled that nearly 600 artworks were received for the annual competition from across the country, out of which the Top 100 Best Works will feature in the Grand Finale Exhibition opening on Saturday, October 21st. At least 25 young Nigerians from across the country will win prizes, including the overall prize of ₦1 million.