The president of the Theatre and Motion Pictures Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Bolaji Amusan, popularly known as Mr Latin, will be honoured with as the Grandmentor of the African Young Filmmakers at the annual gathering of talents tagged: festival of talents.
The event with the theme: I’m Unstoppable, will hold on Good Friday, April 19, at the City of Talents, Arapaja, Ibadan, Oyo State.
According to the organisers, the event will feature versatile actor, Yomi Olorunlaye, as the guest speaker. He will speak on the topic
Your Talent as Emploer: Exploring the Posibilities of Self-Creativity.
Popular faith-based filmmaker and youth leader of the initiative, Oreofe Williams told R that plans have been concluded to host Mr Latin and a host and celebrate talents the world, as the conference will create a bond with new and popular actors.
He noted that the annual event, which was once as tagged “Awo Jesu Easter Festival” and transformed to The Festival of Talents in 2018, for youths every Easter season, as well as served as a platform to showcase talents.
“It is a rare opportunity for up-and-coming talents to connect with notable icons in various spheres of life. Also, celebrities have the rare opportunity of meeting with their fans and sharing their experiences with the upcoming giants while their followers will be able to get mentorship from their role models,” he added.
R also gathered that the event would feature games, music presentations and City of Talents elections. Apart from the entertainment and fun the progrmme also provides varieties of life-changing lessons are imparted towards strengthening young minds to pursue their God-given goals without distraction.