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History of Institut Français du Nigeria Institut Français du Nigeria was discovered in 2009. Formerly known as 'French Cultural Centre', this centre is the major French centre in Abuja. Security/Safety of Institut Français du Nigeria This is a very safe location. Best Features The Institut Français du Nigéria is the agency in charge of promoting French language and culture in Nigeria. A central meeting place, the Institut Français du Nigéria focuses on promoting and sharing the French language and franco-nigerian cultural exchanges as well as promoting higher education in France. Writer's Review As the major cultural centre in Abuja, the French Institute organises around a hundred events throughout the year, including film festivals, theatre, concerts and visual arts. All are accessible for English speakers. Institut Français du Nigéria and Abuja Literary Society presents "The Poet Spring"-Editor, veryabuja.com Institut Francais Nigeria presents World Music Day commemoration-EventsBrite
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History of National Council for Arts and Culture National Council for Arts and Culture. This is the Federal Government body charged with the responsibility of coordination, development and promotion of the Living Arts and Culture of Nigeria at national and international fora. Security/Safety of National Council for Arts and Culture This is a very safe location. Best Features This is the headquarters of the National Council for Arts and Culture. Over the years, they have made efforts to coordinate, preserve, promote and present the best of Nigerian crafts, textiles, cuisines, traditional dance, drama, opera, cinema, film, photography, folklore, oral traditions, literature, traditional games, indigenous architecture and to deploy them as tool for forging national unity and identity.
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History of Chinese Cultural Centre Chinese Cultural Centre was established in 2013. Built by Chinese Government in 2013.
The 14th Chinese cultural centre in the world, enhanced with rich and exciting cultural heritage of China, this cultural centre is empowered with several arts and crafts showcasing the Chinese culture to Nigeria. Security/Safety of Chinese Cultural Centre This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Chinese Cultural Centre, here are some helpful things to take along with you: An English-to-Chinese Dictionary if you plan on conversing in the French language A camera or camera phone if you'll like to capture the lovely sights Best Features An ultramodern cultural centre, this edifice houses the headquarters of Chinese cultural relations with Nigeria. Built to further strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries, they offer services such as Chinese language training, martial arts training (Kung Fu), hosting arts and crafts exhibitions, painting and sculpture training, corporate translation, excursion exercises, Chinese cuisine training and Chinese tea production training.
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History of Korean Cultural Center Korean Cultural Center was established in 2010. Built by Republic of Korea's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in 2010.
The first of its kind in Africa and one of twenty eight in the world, this cultural centre was established to enhance friendship, bilateral relations and understanding between Korea and Nigeria through cultural and educational programs. Security/Safety of Korean Cultural Center This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Korean Cultural Center, here are some helpful things to take along with you: An English-to-Korean Dictionary if you plan on conversing in the Korean language Best Features It boasts of facilities including an Exhibition Hall; which contains relics of Korean culture and artworks, an 80-capacity Studio/Theatre; where films and documentaries about Korean culture are shown as well as where seminars and conferences are conducted, an equipped Taekwando Hall; where training is conducted weekly, a Library; constructed to shelve about 3000 books spanning different areas of life, and a Classroom; which is where the Korean Language is taught and can accommodate about 20 students at a time. Writer's Review The centre employs a cultural team that develops existing cultural projects as well as create new ones to encourage cultural exchange between the two countries.
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History of TNY Gallery and African Cultural Heritage Center TNY Gallery and African Cultural Heritage Center. This art gallery is involved in Nigerian and African cultural heritage, contemporary arts acquisition, exhibition, promotion and support. Security/Safety of TNY Gallery and African Cultural Heritage Center This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to TNY Gallery and African Cultural Heritage Center, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Camera to capture the sights and take selfies with Cash, Credit/Debit cards or Cheque books for the art auctions Best Features This is an art gallery that have in their collections, hundreds of original works by different Nigerian artists, painters and sculptors of various ages both in the distant past and present. Writer's Review For art lovers, admirers and enthusiasts, TNY Gallery and African Cultural Heritage Center is a haven of sorts, rich in culture, history, genius works and great appreciation for aesthetics. I went for their 3rd exhibition in 2015 and it was a blast. They have such a huge collection of African art, it is marvelous-Temi Imasuen It is our hope and desire that after taking a tour round our exhibition of African Arts, Crafts antiques and paintings you will be aroused to contribute to the preservation of this identity-Hon. Patty Etete Ineme
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History of Cyprian Ekwensi Center for Arts and Culture Cyprian Ekwensi Center for Arts and Culture. This is an Abuja council that organizes art-works display and festival show-casing. Formerly known as the Arts and Culture Complex, it is named after renowned writer, Cyprian Ekwensi. Security/Safety of Cyprian Ekwensi Center for Arts and Culture This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Cyprian Ekwensi Center for Arts and Culture, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Camera to capture the sights and take selfies with Best Features The complex which houses the FCT Social Development Secretariat as well as the FCT Tourism Board serves as a center where cream of artists, literary and creative minds meet on regular basis to perform, compare notes and share experiences. It hosts regular exhibitions and shows.