Friday, September 27, 2019

Teni, Fireboy and Rema Set to Take Centre Stage at Nickelodeon NickFest Nigeria 2019; To be Hosted by Mannie Essien and Amarachi Uyanne

Afro pop singer Teni the entertainer, pop singer Fireboy and Hip-Hop artist Rema are set to take centre stage at the Nickelodeon NickFest Nigeria 2019, brought to you by Maltina and scheduled to take place on Saturday, 28 September and Sunday, 29 September 2019 at the Federal Palace, Balmoral Event Centre.


The entertainment packed event will be hosted by Nigerian radio presenter, Mannie Essien and will be co-hosted by talented Nigerian child singer, Amarachi Uyanne, also popularly called Amarachi Dance.

This year, families can anticipate an amazing character lineup and performances by Nickelodeon’s International superstar characters, including: SpongeBob SquarePants; Adventure Bay’s intrepid Paw Patrol pups: Skye, Rubble, Marshall and Chase; Shimmer and Shine, the twin genies who can solve any problem will be performing for the first time in Nigeria; family favorites The Rise of the Teenage Mutant Turtles, and many more.


Audiences will also be treated to amazing performances from some of the country’s biggest performers while they get to watch their favourite personalities get splashed with slime as part of The Celebrity Slime Challenge, one of the major highlights of NickFest, in an effort to raise awareness and funds for children’s support through NGO projects in Nigeria.


Consequently, kids and parents can look forward to a captivating weekend at this year’s NickFest Nigeria 2019 as it promises to be packed with loads of family fun and entertainment. Kids will also enjoy engaging with Happy who will perform his very own show for the first time, a welcome delight to kids and parents at Maltina Happy Land.


Last year, some of Nigeria’s top entertainers such as IK Osakidouwa, Sensei Uche and more were slimed several times. NickFest also serves as an avenue for children to have fun with their favourite Nickelodeon characters and for adults to create cherished family memories and unleash their inner child.


Tickets are still on sale on www.afritickets.com.

To celebrate Nickelodeon NickFest Nigeria 2019, Nickelodeon and Maltina have launched an exclusive social media competition in which fans can enter to win a Nicktastic NickFest for themselves and their families:


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.

Also, from Leadership Magazine:

NB Plc Set To Hold Nickfest Family Festival

The Nigerian Breweries Plc says it is set to hold this year’s edition of its biggest family festival, tagged “Nickfest” in Lagos on Sept. 28 and Sept. 29.

The company’s Portfolio Manager, Non-Alcoholic Drinks, Mrs Ngozi Nkwoji, said on Monday in Lagos said that Nickfest was a very important investment for the company as it recognises the significance of family time.

Acording to her, Nickfest is an annual family spectacle, a weekend of epic entertainment that has annually, since 2017, welcomed over 4,000 children and parents.

Nkwoji said the company was always excited whenever they get opportunities to share happiness, especially when they bring families together for fun and excitement.

“As a brand that is all about nourishing family moments, we are once again excited to open the gates of Happy Land to thousands of families from across the country even as we prepare to share happiness all around.

“In the spirit of sharing happiness, the Maltina crew will be touring leading malls and media houses to whet appetites as parents and children prepare to catch a taste of this thrilling family excitement.

“It is set to be the happiest days in the lives of all attendees as children and parents will witness Maltina’s fantastic Happy Land, the mascot,” she said in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Nkwoji said that children would also see their favourite Nickelodeon characters and brand new live shows.

“Children will see Nick characters like SpongeBob Square Pants, Dora the Explorer, the teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol and Shimmer and Shine, the two genies who can solve any problem also take the stage.

“Making their debut appearance in Nigeria is the new and super-charged “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”; these heroes are back with more energy and power that will make them a toast for the family-themed festival.

“Kids and parents can also look forward to big surprises at Maltina’s Happy Land as the brand has a lot of exciting activities planned for the children,” she said. (NAN)

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From THISDAYLIVE:

It’s Party Time with NickFest This Weekend

The Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel and Casino, Victoria Island, Lagos will come alive this weekend for the annual Maltina NickFest.

This year’s edition is holding on Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29, 2019.

Lined up activities for the two-day event include Maltina’s fantastic Happy Land, Happy the Mascot and their favourite Nickelodeon characters in brand new live shows.

A strictly family affair, children will have the opportunity to see and play with their favourite

Nickelodeon characters like SpongeBob Square Pants, Dora The Explorer, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol and Shimmer and Shine, the two genies who can solve any problem.

Making their debut appearance in Nigeria are the new and super-charged ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’ These heroes are back with more energy and power that will make them a toast for the family-themed festival.

Children and parents can also look forward to big surprises at Maltina’s Happy Land as the brand has a lot of exciting activities planned for the children.

One of the major highlights of NickFest will be the Celebrity Slime Challenge, which will feature popular personalities getting slimed green.

Speaking on the fun awaiting all attending families, The Portfolio Manager, Non-Alcoholic Drinks, Nigerian Breweries Plc,Ngozi Nkwoji, said: “We, at Maltina are always excited whenever we get opportunities like this to share happiness and bring families together. Nickfest is a very important investment for us, as we recognise the significance of family time. As a brand that is all about nourishing family moments, we are once again excited to open the gates of Happy Land to thousands of families from across the country even as we prepare to share happiness all around.”

Nickfest is an annual family spectacle, a weekend of epic entertainment that has annually, since 2017, welcomed over 4,000 children and parents. It has featured celebrities such as Simi, Mr. Eazi, Yemi Alade, the online comedienne, Emmanuella amongst others.

For this edition, afro-pop singer, Teni the Entertainer; pop singer Fireboy, and hip-hop artiste, Rema, will be thrilling the children with music. The entertainment packed event will be hosted by Nigerian radio presenter, Mannie Essien and will be co-hosted by talented Nigerian child singer, Amarachi Uyanne also popularly called Amarachi Dance.

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From Tribune Online:

Nickfest With Maltina Takes Centre Stage In Lagos

Lagos is set for Nigeria’s biggest family festival, NickFest in partnership with Maltina. Nigeria’s leading malt drink has begun the countdown for the exciting family experience set to take place on Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29, 2019, at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel and Casino, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The weekend which is set to be the happiest days in the lives of all attendees’ will see children and parents witness Maltina’s fantastic ‘Happy Land’, ‘Happy the mascot’ and their favourite Nickelodeon characters in brand new live shows.

Sheer anticipation is in the air as children will see Nick characters like ‘SpongeBob Square Pants’, ‘Dora The Explorer’, ‘The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’, ‘Chase and Marshall’ from ‘Paw Patrol’ and ‘Shimmer and Shine’, the two genies who can solve any problem, take the stage.

Making their debut appearance in Nigeria are the new and super-charged ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’ These heroes are back with more energy and power that will make them a toast for the family-themed festival.

Kids and parents can also look forward to big surprises at Maltina’s ‘Happy Land’ as the brand has a lot of exciting activities planned for the children. Happy the mascot will be taking centre stage at the popular Maltina ‘Happy Land’ at NickFest, as it did last year.

Meanwhile, the word is out on this fun-filled festival with countdowns running online, in print, and on the radio. Social media is also abuzz with fun videos, stories and hash tagged conversations around ‘Nickfest with Maltina’.

Speaking on the fun awaiting all attending families, Ngozi Nkwoji, the Portfolio Manager, Non-Alcoholic Drinks, Nigerian Breweries Plc, said, “We at Maltina, are always excited whenever we get opportunities like this to share happiness and bring families together, as a result. Nickfest is a very important investment for us, as we recognise the significance of family time. As a brand that is all about nourishing family moments, we are once again excited to open the gates of Happy Land to thousands of families from across the country even as we prepare to share happiness all around.”

In the spirit of sharing happiness, the Maltina crew will be touring leading malls and media houses to whet appetites as parents and children prepare to catch a taste of this thrilling family excitement.

Nickfest is an annual family spectacle, a weekend of epic entertainment that has annually, since 2017, welcomed over 4,000 children and parents. It has featured celebrities such as Simi, Mr. Eazi, Yemi Alade, the online comedienne, Emmanuella, amongst others.

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Originally published: Monday, September 23, 2019.

Original source: Nigerian Entertainment Today; Additional source: The Guardian Nigeria News.
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