Friday, April 13, 2012

FirstBank to Thrill Nigerians with UMOJA Dance Troupe

Nigeria’s foremost financial institution, First Bank of Nigeria Plc (FirstBank) has concluded plans to stage the Internationally acclaimed, South African-based dance troupe, UMOJA at a colourful performance Scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 29 at the Expo Hall, Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The one day performance, which is aimed at celebrating heritage and performing arts, and ultimately restoring the culture of theatre, arts and stage performance in Nigeria, promises to attract high networth individuals in private and public sectors, corporate organizations and the diplomatic community.


The choice of UMOJA, according to FirstBank’s Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications, Folake Ani-Mumuney, was predicated on the shared values between the Bank and the group in the areas of contributing to the economic and social development of the people.

While UMOJA is committed to the empowerment of underpriviledged South African children, FirstBank, a leading financial institution is committed to deploying its financial expertise to provide quality, accessible and affordable financial services to the populace with a view to enhancing the stardard of living of Nigerians.

“The show offers networking opportunities for high networth individuals, it offers a good platform to relax and enjoy good artistic performance by one of the foremost dance group from Africa”, said.

The UMOJA (which in Zulu language means “the spirit of togetherness”) dance troupe, is a creation of two South African performers who drew inspiration from stories of deprivation and segregation that characterized South African history.

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