Photos from the Kaduna Book and Arts Festival #KABAFEST 2018

The Kaduna Book and Arts Festival is an annual programme of arts which features ‘booklogues’, exhibition, performances, workshops, stage play and film screening with Nigerian and International writers and creatives. This year, KABAFEST holds for four days at the Silver Sand Hotel, Kaduna.

Lola Shoneyin, director Book buzz Foundation delivering the welcome address on the first day of KABAFEST 2018.

Hadiza Isma El-Rufai, wife of the Governor, Kaduna State

Kaduna State deputy Governor, Bala Bantex

Zaahida Nabagereke founder of Afrikult, delivering the Goodwill message

The Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Renowned Author, Zaynab Alkali by the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State

Kaduna born musician, Jeremiah Gyang performing a song titled ‘Tambaya’ based off the characters from the book ‘An Abundance of Scorpions’

Dance performance by Ochai Ogaba

Storytelling by Mara Menzies
Cross section of guests


African fiction Books at the KABAFEST bookstore

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