A CULTURAL EXCHANGE BETWEEN AFRICA AND THE WORLD RETURNS TO LAGOS THIS EASTER FROM 7TH-10TH APRIL…
Returning to Nigeria for its fifth anniversary, HOMECOMING Festival is excited to present the best of contemporary culture through the lens of Africa’s trend-setting creative generation. Taking place across Lagos from this April 7th-10th and spanning fashion, music, art & beauty, the festival will host performances, workshops and pop-ups across the city with some of the most forward-thinking creatives and ground-breaking talent working today. To purchase tickets, please visit https://tix.africa/discover/homecoming and stay posted for the official HOMECOMING 2023 music programming announcing shortly.
Once again taking over ALÁRA – Africa’s top concept store – the Homecoming Fashion and retail pop-up will feature an incredible roster of luxury and streetwear brands from Africa and beyond. Hosting world-exclusive product collaborations from global labels such as Ambush, Stüssy, NOCTA, Awake, Casablanca, Patta, Theophilio, Free the Youth, the pop up also features Lagos’ leading streetwear convention Street Souk who will be curating a selection of Nigeria’s most preeminent brands. Full list is available below.
Additionally, HOMECOMING are proud to announce their on-going collaboration with ALÁRA will now lead to a permanent space within the store. The HOMECOMING store at ALÁRA will house everything from exclusive capsule collections from prestige labels, to the curation of art and books, beauty as well as exclusive launches.
2022 was an exciting return for HOMECOMING that saw some of the most prestigious names from across African music & culture travel to Lagos for the city’s hottest cultural exchange. From much-hyped music performances including Asake, Black Sherif, Fave, Deto Black, SGAWD, Firebox DML, Lancey Foux, Rema, TeeZee & Zinoleesky (not to mention Central Cee’s African debut), workshops & panels featuring the the likes of Slawn, Patta, Daily Paper, Tik Tok, The Orchard & Sarz and a very special pop-up at ALÁRA which sold exclusive pieces from Off-White, Cactus Plant Flea Market, Ambush, Ashluxe amongst others, Lagos was the place to be over Easter weekend. Not restricted just to April, the festival acted as a prolific catalyst for an exciting series of events throughout the year which saw the re-launch of the HOMECOMING official digital store, a pop-up at Paris Fashion Week which featured an exclusive set by Major League Djz, and the #ALLCONNECT tour in London, Atlanta & Lagos which marked Pa Salieu’s official Nigerian debut.
HOMECOMING FASHION & RETAIL POP-UP – ALÁRA, LAGOS, NIGERIA – 8TH-9TH APRIL 2022
FT: Ambush, Awake, Byredo, Casablanca, Dyelab, Free The Youth, Kowa, Motherlan, Obida, Patta, Pepper Row, Post Imperial, Stüssy, Theophilio, This Is Us, Topicals, WAF, STREET SOUK MARKET PLACE: 5200, meji meji, NOCTA, NBDA, Street Souk, WWYD
HOMECOMING LIVE SHOW – HARBOR POINT, LAGOS, NIGERIA – SUNDAY 9TH APRIL 2023.
Full Line up to be announced shortly
FESTIVAL PARTNERS – Nike, MAC Cosmetics, Klasha, Power Horse, Jameson, Byredo, Tiger Beer, Desperados & Topicals