Foremost property development, management and investment company, Afriland Properties Plc has presented cash prizes to the winners of Afriland ArtFrica competition.
The prizes were presented to the Nigerian and Ghanaian winners at Red Door Art Gallery, 51, Bishop Oluwole Street, Victoria Island Lagos and The United Bank for Africa, Heritage Tower, Ambassadorial Enclave, Accra Ghana, respectively.
The competition was launched to celebrate Africa’s culture through art and over 100 entries were received across the continent. Participating countries include Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania and South Africa.
Speaking at the event, the CEO, Afriland Properties Plc, Uzo Oshogwe, reiterated the company’s support for young creative minds and African entrepreneurs. “Africa is the most cultural continent in the world. There’s always a form of art everywhere you go and behind every work of art is an artist. Afriland is glad to support these young and upcoming talents. We believe strongly in encouraging and investing in their ambitions.
Artists’ experiences come alive through their painting and we are here to celebrate 3 brilliant ones who delivered such wonderful pieces. All the entries were amazing but there must be a winner in every competition. Thanks to our amazing panel of judges; Bola Asiru, Obinna Okerekeocha and Ibe Ananaba, who through their wealth of experience, knowledge and commitment considered several factors to decide the final 3.”
The #AfrilandArtFrica competition was launched on May 22, 2019 to encourage artists from across the continent to create masterpieces that represent Africa and the African spirit. Artists, painters, sculptors, dancers, musicians, drummers had the opportunityto submit their entries for a chance to win the cash prizes.
About Afriland Properties Plc
Properties Plc is a property management, investment and development company,
offering end-to-end services along the real estate value chain, from management
to joint-venture investments.
With a portfolio size of over N10 billion and one of the largest land banks in Nigeria, Afriland is pioneering the opportunities presented by an institutional approach to real estate, serving niche markets throughout Africa.