EVENT: Passport to Nigeria Debuts October 1st to 8th, 2011 in New York City

NEW YORK, NY – September 29th, 2011: Passport to Nigeria™, a week-long celebration of culture, art, cuisine, fashion, entrepreneurship, music and nightlife will be held from October 1st to October 8th, 2011 in New York City.

“Our newest initiative, Passport to Nigeria, looks to shed light on the beauty that is Africa by highlighting its most famous daughter, Nigeria” says Solo Nnanna, Founder, Passport To Nigeria & Executive Director, Royalty Lifestyle Group. “Through a series of events, we will take our participants on a journey that highlights several aspects of Africa’s rich culture right here in New York City”

Passport To Nigeria’s signature events include a tour of Nigerian/African Art at the Brooklyn Museum, food tasting of authentic Nigerian/African dishes and a celebration of Nigerian/African music & dance at one of New York City’s most exclusive event spaces. “With Passport to Nigeria, we are looking to be more inclusive than divisive” says Mr. Nnanna “Some of our sponsors asked, why JUST Nigeria? Simply put we are tired of having all of Africa referred to as a country so by highlighting different countries we are educating the world and slowly but surely correcting the single story they have of us.”

Passport To Nigeria is produced by Royalty Lifestyle Group, a marketing & event planning firm. Sponsored by Arik Air,, DEALS by, Applause Africa, Ladybrille Magazine, Amebor Media, Natsumi Lounge, Buka Restaurant & Panla.

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Royalty Lifestyle™ is a boutique marketing and corporate event planning headquartered in New York with scheduled office openings in London, Lagos & Johannesburg. Our primary target is the new African (Young. Professional. Learned) and all our clients are progressive African owned businesses that in essence cater to the lifestyle we promote. While the RL marketing division handles everything from creative development to brand management to distribution, the corporate event planning branch handles the launch parties, exclusive RL events and concerts.

Ladybrille Magazine

Founded in 2007, Ladybrille® Magazine is a California based pioneer digital publication demystifying the image of Africans in the west through contemporary African fashion and celebrating the brilliant woman in business and leadership, with an emphasis on the African woman in the diaspora. Our coverage includes stories on capital, access to markets, expertise, hiring and retention, sales, marketing, and promotions.

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