Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Fela Kuti Museum Opening In Lagos (Photo Essay)


Seun Kuti (L) and Femi Kuti, sons of Nigeria's music legend Fela Kuti, share jokes at the opening ceremony of a museum in honour of their father in Lagos, October 15, 2012. Kuti, a human rights activist and Afrobeat music pioneer, died of AIDS related complications in 1997. Image: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters



A cameraman shoots framed photographs of Afro Beat King, Fela Kuti, during the opening ceremony of the legend's museum, at the start of a week-long annual "FELABRATION" to mark Kuti's seventy fourth birthday in Lagos. Image: Akintunde Adeleye/Reuters



A man stands near a mural on a wall of Nigeria's music legend Fela Kuti during the opening ceremony of a museum in his honour in Lagos. Image: Akintunde Akinleye.



The front view of a museum opened in honour of Nigeria's music legend Fela Kuti in Lagos October 15, 2012. Kuti, a human rights activist and Afrobeat music pioneer, died of AIDS related complications in 1997. Image: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters



he daughter of Nigeria's music legend Fela Kuti, Yeni, attends the opening ceremony of a museum in honour of her father. Image: Akintunde Akinyele
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