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Press Pass

Welcome to Ake Arts and Book Festival Press Office. For all Press related enquiries/requests please contact us by sending an e-mail to [email protected].

The Ake Arts and Book Festival will take place on 25-28 October, 2018. For access to all Ake Festival events, journalists, photographers, broadcasters and independent bloggers must pre-register to qualify for AABF2018 Press Pass. You will receive an email once your registration has been approved.

Popular Press Questions

Can I download a Press Pack?

Yes, please click here to view or download the Ake Festival 2018 Press Pack

Can I download Press release(s)

Yes, please click here to view or download the Ake Festival 2018 press release.

How do I get a Press Pass?

Journalists must pre-register to get a Press pass. Registration for the 2018 Ake Festival Press Pass is now open.Click here to apply.

Can I schedule an interview with the Ake Festival director before the Festival?

Please send an email to [email protected] to schedule an interview, TV/radio session.

Can I interview the guests, writers, panelists, musicians, facilitators or other participants during Ake Festival?

Yes, if you have obtained a Press Pass. We have a interview space at the Festival Office. We can schedule a meeting for you.

How long does it take to get to obtain a Press pass?

A mail will be sent to you confirming your registration. The Press Pass will be available for pick up at the Festival Registration desk from 24 October, 2018. Please come with your I.D.

What do I need to do to obtain a Press Pass?

You MUST pre-register online to obtain the 2018 Ake Arts and Book Festival Press Pass.

How do I get photographs of events?

High resolution photographs of events will be available for download at the Ake Festival Press Office.