The Theatre Arts and Motion Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) is due to have their national convention in the month of November.
The three-day convention will hold at two iconic locations within the Lagos metropolis.
The widely talked about convention is scheduled to start on Thursday, November 16, 2017 and is expected to end on Saturday, November 18, 2017.
The first edition of the National Convention held in Ilorin, Kwara State last year under the chairmanship of Omooba Dele Odule.
The upscale Muson Center, Onikan, Lagos will host the opening ceremony for the Theatre Practitioners, the event is strictly by invitation and is scheduled to start by 3pm prompt. The second day of the convention will take place at the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos. A seminar and drama competition is expected to hold the same day for the practitioners and is due to kickoff by 9am.
The grand finale of the convention will also hold at the National Arts Theatre, Lagos. The Theatre Practitioners are expected to have an important general meeting after which an award ceremony would follow immediately, time is 9am.
Speaking on the upcoming national convention and the projection of the organisers, the Director, Public Relations & Media Affairs for the Association, Yomi Fash-Lanso said ” It’ll be an annual convention/AGM event, and it started last year. It was put in place to bring all members together in order to asset yearly administrative affairs and rub minds on improvement and progress for the best of the profession and practitioners. This is equally a yearly event that will witness the honoring of art lovers and commendation on state chapters and best actors through stage performances competition via monetary gifts. This is infused in the 3 day program of event in order to bring back stage dramas to practitioners’ consciousness. The State chapter that comes first at the drama competition will automatically be the host state for the next convention”.
Accreditation for the second convention would start by 9am daily.