Over 20 countries arrive Abuja for 2022 INAC

Written by on August 18, 2022

The 2022 International Arts & Crafts Expo (INAC), themed “Networking Nigerian Crafts to the World” has been declared open in Abuja, today, August, 18, 2022 by Otunba Segun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts & Culture.

The 15th edition of the Expo holding at the Abuja Sheraton Hotels & Towers has in attendance no fewer than 25 countries and 8 states in Nigeria. Some of the countries already on ground include Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Venezuela, Syria, India, Philippines, China, Iran, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba, Malaysia, Benin Republic, Sudan, Lebanon, South Korea and Tanzania.

States in Nigeria that have arrived Abuja for the annual international event are Lagos, Ogun, Akwa Ibom, FTC, Kaduna and Katsina.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Otunba Runsewe said the aim of the expo is to better project Nigerian crafts to various countries of the world given that our stories are better told by us. It is also to promote cultural exchange programmes and improve inter-country collaborations in music, arts, drama, etc.

The 2022 expo holds from August 18 to 20, 2022.

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