National operator, Globacom, is set to excite Nigerians across five cities with its hugely popular comedy, music and dance show, the Glo Laffa Fest.
The show, which enters its sixth edition this year, will kick off in Benin City at the Bestwestern Hotel, Sapele Road, on May 26 and will parade the best hands in the nation’s entertainment industry.
A statement issued in Lagos by the company on Friday said the show would also be staged in Owerri, Imo State, on June 9, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on June 23, Abuja on July 7 and Lagos on July 21.
Globacom said that the Glo Laffta Fest is coming in a re-invigorated form to suit the needs of its teaming subscribers across the country.
Artistes billed to perform at the Benin edition of the show include: Basketmouth, I Go Die, Akpororo, Bovi, Oke Bakassi, Gordons and Dan D Humorous from the comedy sector, while Flavour, Wande Coal and Lynxx will feature from the music industry. For the Owerri show, Basketmouth, I Go Die, Akpororo, Gordons, Funny Bone, Bovi, 2cantalk, Wande Coal, Naeto C and Omawunmi, are scheduled to entertain the audience.
Those that will perform at the Port Harcourt show are Okey Bakassi, Seyi Law, Basketmouth, Funny Bone and Akpororo while musicians such as MI, Bez, Burna Boy and Waje, will add flavor to the event. Basketmouth, Okey Bakassi, I Go Die, Gordons, Seyi Law, Akpororo and Funny Bone as well as Naeto C, Flavour, Bez and Chidynma, will feature at the Abuja edition.
For the Lagos show, Basketmouth, Akpororo, Seyi Law, Bovi, Funny Bone, MI, Waje, Omawunmi and Burna Boy have been scheduled to perform.
There will also be special appearances and drama skits by Nollywood stars such as Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha, Noso Diobi, Funke Akindele and Odunlade Adekola as part of the entertainment package for the audience.
Globacom added that admission to the show is free. “All subscribers need to do is to recharge their Glo lines with up to N1,000, N2,000 and N5,000 in the preceding month to qualify for the regular, VIP and VVIP seats respectively after sending Laffta Fest to a toll free short code 33001”, the company explained.