People from all parts of the world, gathered at Freedom Park’s Gallery, Lagos yesterday, 18th July, 2013 to make a toast to the extraordinary life of Chinua Achebe. The event was sponsored by luxury champagne brand, Moet & Chandon.
A posthumous honour, of a literary icon who is often referred to as the “father of African literature”, the program was well attended by literary icons, distinguished personalities from the academia, private sector and other works of life. It was an evening of readings, reminiscences, tributes, music, appetizers and non-stop champagne.
Below are photos from the event.