Launched in 2018, Homecoming is a platform for cultural exchange; sharing African creativity with the world. The Homecoming event which was a three-day cultural exchange that featured art, fashion and music was held in Lagos, Nigeria. And it featured performances from A-list artistes like Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, J Hus, Nasty C, Not3s, Niniola, as well as emerging local artists Santi, Wavy The Creator and Odunsi. It has since grown to become the celebration inter-cultural heritage and creative excellence through the lens of music, fashion, art, and sport.
This is a retail hub where the world’s most respected streetwear brands will collaborate with their Nigerian counterparts to design limited edition product, available for sale exclusively at the pop-up.
Brands participating include:
Alyx, Ambush, Awake NYC, Greatness, Kenneth Ize, MAINS, Motherlan, Mowalola, Nike, Stüssy, Patta, Places+Faces, No Vacancy Inn, TTYA , Vivendii , Wafflesncream, and more.
Homecoming Pop-Up address: XII GLOVER – 12 Glover Road, Ikoyi, Lagos – Nigeria Open From Friday 19th till Sunday 21st April – 10:00 to 19:00
April 21st promises to be as grand as last year’s unforgettable musical showcase. Presented as a ‘playlist’ of Nigeria’s most essential artists and international stars, this back-to-back line-up is not to be missed. Homecoming’s live line-up will be announced in the coming weeks.
Homecoming Live Show address: 4 Wilmot Point Rd, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria Doors opening Sunday 21st April at 20:00
This year again, thanks to the support of Nike, we are thrilled to announce the ‘Homecoming Cup’ hosted by The Native — a football tournament where local league teams and our international guests will meet on the pitch.Homecoming Intl. Crew
In addition, Homecoming and Nike will co-host a design workshop where registered guests will have the opportunity to customise Nike football jerseys at the HOMECOMING Pop Up.
In collaboration with Nigeria’s premier skate shop, Wafflesncream, an open skate session will be hosted at a custom space in Lagos. Homecoming is committed to supporting Wafflesncream build West Africa’s first skate park as a permanent home to the Lagos skate scene.
Wafflesncream have established a Go Fund Me page to support this project: https://www.gofundme.com/lagosskatepark
Fans of music, fashion, art, sport and culture can now purchase tickets, and register/sign up for free to three days of festival experiences this Easter Weekend via their official website and ticket partner Nairabox.
As well as accessing the Homecoming show and Homecoming pop-up, online registration is open for a programme of creative workshops and panel talks via their official website. Additionally, limited tickets to the Homecoming show afterparty will be released to the public in the coming weeks.
Guests, ticket holders and global travellers can find festival information, logistics, travel advice, and updates on their official website.