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Visual artist Lola Betiku shares what the Commonwealth means to her

, March 16, 2018 ā€” Culture

Visual Artist

My names Lola Betiku abbreviated LABET and Iā€™m an east London based visual artist of West African descent. Born in the United Kingdom, my particular connection to the commonwealth derives through my heritage being from Nigeria, which stands 57 years as an independent country. My style of work can be described as figurative, being heavily…

Commonwealth Connections

, ā€” Culture

Senior Producer BBC Scotland

Can you name all fifty-three member countries of The Commonwealth spanning Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Pacific? No? Neither could I before embarking on this wide-ranging Radio 3 series without the help of a map, a quick internet search and the occasional assistance of a magnifying glass for some of the smaller countries. For…