10 REASONS NOT TO MISS THE FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE

#1: BECAUSE IT IS A OPPORTUNITY TO LISTEN TO GOOD LIVE MUSIC

Because we know you have high standards, you can always look forward to good music at the «Fête de la musique». Which brings us in the point number 2 …

#2 BECAUSE IT IS A CHANCE TO COME TOGETHER AND CELEBRATE GOOD MUSIC

The «Fête de la musique», since its creation, has offered the chance to connect over music across the world and this 37th edition is no exception!

#3: BECAUSE IT IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR NEW BANDS TO PERFORM BEFORE A LARGE AUDIENCE

The «Fête de la musique» gives an opportunity to young musical acts to perform on stage before a varied audience. It’s also a good test for the budding artists.

#4: BECAUSE IT IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXPAND YOUR MUSICAL HORIZONS

From rock to rap to electronic music, folk, classic, world music and even dance, the «Fête de la musique» offers a wide array of musical genres.

#5: BECAUSE IT IS A OPPORTUNITY LEARN ABOUT THE INSTITUT FRANÇAIS DU NIGERIA

The Institut Français is not just a French language centre but also a cultural centre in Abuja. In the same place you can: learn French, speak French, meet Francophiles, read French books, find higher education programmes at French institutions, rent books, CDs and DVDs, assess your French level, etc…

#6: BECAUSE IT IS A OPPORTUNITY TO ENJOY THE INSTITUT FRANÇAIS DU NIGERIA

The Institut français du Nigeria organises around 50 cultural events per year. 50 events where you can enjoy the French ambiance and French culture. All our events are open to all, whether or not you’re a French speaker.

#7: BECAUSE IT IS AN OUTDOOR EVENT DURING THE RAINNING SEASON…BUT WE’VE LITERALLY GOT YOU COVERED

The event takes place in the open air, as do most European events, even though it’s the rainy season in Nigeria. But no worries! The Institut français du Nigeria is ready to host you and protect you from the rain.

#8: BECAUSE IT’S A CHANCE TO LIVE IT UP

The French word “Fête” in the event title «Fête de la musique» literally means “party” and the event is so named with good reason: in Abuja and across the world each edition is one big, fun music party.

#9: BECAUSE IT’S ALSO AN OPPORTUNITY TO SHOW ALL YOUR FOLLOWERS THAT YOU KNOW HOW TO LIVE IT UP

In 1982, this may not have made the list but in this social media age, the «Fête de la musique» is a chance to show your friends that

  1. a) You’re having a great evening,
  2. b) You’re having a better time than they are,
  3. c) You know good hang out spots

 

#10: AND BECAUSE IT’S FREE OF CHARGE!

The «Fête de la musique» is based on a key principle: To be open to all!!!

All performances and concerts are therefore free and the Abuja event will make no exception to this rule.