Monday, October 15, 2012

'Kalakuta Museum' officially opens to mark Fela's 74th Birthday

Fela Anikulapo 'Kalakuta museum'' opens for tourism
 Kalakuta's museum is located @ Fela’s house, 7 Gbemisola Street, Ikeja. Lagos. The Museum includes a wall holding Fela's shoes, photographs of him and his family and album art. It also features his room as he left it at the time of his death, with VHS tapes, Magazines and racks of clothes hanging above a simple twin bed. The museum will also include a boutique, rooftop lounge and a concert room.
One of his wives, Olaide was present for interview at the opening ceremony.  She said "This house -- it's a lot of memories. I spent almost 30 years with Fela. I love what Fela's children are doing."
Femi Kuti speaking at the opening ceremony of the Kalakuta's museum
Femi Kuti, speaking at the opening ceremony of the Kalakuta Museum, in honor of his father, the Afrobeat King

Afrobeat King and human right activist Fela Anikulapo Ransome Kuti
Afrobeat King and human right activist, Fela Anikulapo Ransome Kuti


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