04 December 2006 - 05 December 2006
IVD2006: Art and Music Festival
Millennium Park, Abuja, Nigeria
This historic festival evolved in year 2005 but shifted for 2006, due to the 14th International Conference on AIDS and STI’s in Africa held 4th -9th December, 2005 in Abuja, Nigeria. As aptly theme: A Collective Volunteer Pledge for Needy Children by United Youth Front International will mark the annual United Nations International Volunteers Day on Tuesday 5th December, 2006 in Nigeria.
More so, a situation where the child becomes orphaned, deserted, neglected or ill-treated, is a grave concern and much can be achieved by using the Performing Art and Music; as vehicles of change and education. Uyfi-IVD2006 Art and Music Festival offers an excellent opportunity for many young artists and musicians who are looking to make a difference on local, state, national, and global scales; to showcase their talents to potential sponsors and establish themselves international
The Festival seen by many as the largest coordinated effort to help combat child abuse, neglect, and trafficking; to demonstrate that musicians and artists should be part of any collective effort aimed at community based child abuse intervention and prevention in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.