Monday, September 30, 2019

Patoranking, Teni, Fireboy, Rema and More Deliver Show-Stopping Performances at Nickelodeon NickFest Nigeria 2019

The much anticipated Nickelodeon family festival Nickelodeon NickFest Nigeria 2019 has come and gone as children and parents were treated to an incredible entertainment-filled experience at this third edition which was held at Federal Palace, Balmoral Event Centre on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September, 2019!


Patoranking delivering a showstopping performance at NickFest.

The two-day event hosted by Mannie Essien and Amarachi Uyanne, popularly known as Amarachi Dance, featured some of Nickelodeon’s superstar characters live on stage.

These characters included SpongeBob SquarePants, Adventure Bay’s intrepid pups, Skye, Rubble Marshall and Chase from PAW Patrol, to everyone’s favourite genies, Shimmer and Shine, as well for the first time performing in Nigeria, The Rise of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Moreso, an exciting bill of performers such as Teni the entertainer, FireBoy, Rema & Patoranking took to the stage and entertained children and parents with some of their family-friendly songs which of course had the whole venue in an endless sing-along.


Teni with one of the kids at the event.

Celebrity guests such as Davido’s daughter Imade, Tiwa Savage’s Son, Jamil, Noble Igwe, Wizkid’s son, Boluwatife, IK Osakioduwa and a host of others got slimed several times over.


Kids and their parents at NickFest

Speaking at the venue of the event, Alex Okosi, Executive Vice President (EVP) and Managing Director (MD) VIMN Africa & BET International, the operator of Nickelodeon said: “We are indeed grateful that our family-centric TV entertainment content was transformed to an event experience that has brought joy and entertainment to families.

“We have had an incredible show of support from parents and kids year after year and Nickfest in Nigeria continues to gain more fans.


Rema dazzles the crowd at NickFest.

“At VIMN Africa, we appreciate the valued support from our partner Maltina and the associate sponsors Cadbury and DStv as well as the support from Cussons Baby for their joint effort in making this year’s NickFest another success.”

With over 6,000 children and parents in attendance, the venue was transformed into a beautifully lit wonderland with a relaxing ambience created by the Nickelodeon traditional bright orange colour.

The glamour of the event is one of the reasons why it cannot be forgotten in a hurry.

Nickelodeon NickFest Nigeria 2019 highlights:



For more information on NickFest Nigeria 2019, brought to you by Maltina and in collaboration with DStv and Cadbury, visit the website www.nickelodeon.com, and follow Nickelodeon Africa on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. You can also join the conversation using the hashtags #NickFestNG and #NickfestWithMaltina.

Original source: Nigerian CommunicationWeek.

From Nigerian Entertainment Today:

Patoranking, Teni, Fireboy, Rema Deliver Show-Stopping Performances At NickFest 2019

Balmoral Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, was the place to be last weekend, as children and parents thronged Nickelodeon family festival, Nickfest for a fun-filled weekend.

The event, headlined by Patoranking, Teni the entertainer, Fireboy and Rema had the performing acts take their slots on the Nickelodeon stage to thrill the excited crowd. It was indeed a night of glitz, glamour, great music and slime. Their exhilarating performances set the venue in a delightful mood which had kids parents and other music lovers present engage in a sing-along.

The venue was transformed into a beautifully lit wonderland with a relaxing ambience created by the Nickelodeon traditional bright orange colour.

The excitement continued as children in attendance witnessed the arrival of their favourite Nickelodeon characters live at the festival; SpongeBob Squarepants, Adventure Bay’s intrepid pups, Skye, Rubble Marshall and Chase from Paw Patrol, and everyone’s favourite genies, Shimmer and Shine and the for the first time ever performing in Nigeria, The Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Moreso, celebrity guests such as Davido’s daughter Imade, Noble Igwe, Wizkid’s son, Boluwatife, Kemi Smallz, Sensei Uche, IK Osakioduwa, Osas Ighodaro, Dr Sid, BBNaija Ex Housemate, Sir Dee and a host of others were present at the event.

NickFest host of the day, Mannie Essien and Amarachi Uyanne, popularly known as Amarachi Dance kept the mood alive with their spirited delivery.

Speaking at the venue of the event, Alex Okosi, Executive Vice President and Managing Director VIMN Africa, owners of Nickelodeon, said:

“We are indeed grateful that our family-centric TV entertainment content was transformed to an event experience that has brought joy and entertainment to families. We have had an incredible show of support from parents and kids year after year and Nickfest in Nigeria continues to gain more fans. At VIMN Africa, we appreciate the valued support from our partner Maltina and the associate sponsors Cadbury and DStv as well as the support from Cussons Baby for their joint effort in making this year’s NickFest another success.”

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