The osun festival
The eti-oni development group, a dominant group in the ancient town of eti-oni in atakunmosa-east local government area of osun. Osun osogbo festival, osogbo 3,284 likes 69 talking about this osun osogbo festival 2011 start august - 26 iwopopo (cleansing of road) holds on. Osun festival gives visitors an up-close & personal cultural experience by participating in ceremonies with the yoruba people by no means is the osun oshogbo. Every year, the osun-osgogbo festival is celebrated in the month of august at the grove yearly, the festival attracts thousands of osun worshippers, spectators and tourists from all walks of life. Osun osogbo grove has been recognised as a world heritage site by the united nations educational, scientific and cultural organisation (unesco), having.
Osun state is packed with tourists as indigenes celebrate the osun-osogbo festival here are some photos from the ongoing activities to celebrate the grand finale of. Osun carnival is an initiative aimed at showcasing the yoruba cultural heritage as well as attracting tourists to the state of osun and by osun oshogbo festival. By olajide idowu osogbo, – the police and the nigeria security and civil defence corps (nscdc) in osun on thursday promised to ensure adequate security during this year’s celebration of the osun-osogbo festival. Organisers of the 2017 osun osogbo festival have assured investors and sponsors of the sociocultural feast of a robust return on investment, as the feast holds on august 20.
The attorney general and commissioner for justice in the state of osun, dr ajibola basiru has felicitated with the ataoja. Flirtyfemi: no fewer than three hundred thousand people from across the globe converged in osogbo last friday to celebrate the annual festival in case you missed the entire osun osogbo festival, you can check out the african hairstyles of the osun river goddess worshipers and other photos below (photo courtesy of fela. Femi makinde, osogbo security arrangement has been beefed up in osogbo as the annual celebration of the osun festival climaxes today the police. As part of its efforts to promote arts and culture in nigeria, the nation’s leading ict company, mtn nigeria will again be supporting the osun osogbo festival this year. The 2016 osun-osogbo festival 2016 will start tomorrow monday, aug 8 the permanent secretary of tourism and culture in osun state mrs olajumoke bello confirmed this in osogbo on saturday in a statement celebrating with the townspeople “gov rauf aregbesola felicitates with ataoja of osogbo, oba jimoh olanipekun.
First asheville osun festival - duration: 10:00 osunyemi osun 18,886 views 10:00 the osogbo sacred grove in nigeria - duration: 13:00 tteoaa 3,730 views. Sun osogbo is one of many internationally recognized festivals in nigeria this festival along olojo and ijesa iwude festival, projects the yoruba as. Osun - osogbo international festival osun state of nigeria information about osun state nigeria country information and guide. Interestting images what’s the purpose of the festival and does it have any symbolic meaning for the people who go there is it a yearly event. Every august, thousands of osun devotees, domestic and foreign tourists gather at the 2005 unesco world heritage site, osogbo grove to celebrate the famous festival.
Everything you need to know about osun osogbo festival, exclusive osun osogbo festival and more. Assaulted osun commissioner, bola ilori, says ondo govt official sent the attackers. Arugba osun: cynosure of all eyes by eniola ola-samuel the osun osogbo festival is one of the most attended cultural celebrations in africa, attracting tourists and osun faithfuls from all parts of the world. Arole oodua and ooni of ife, adeyeye enitan ogunwusi, ojaja ii has insisted on the need for the government to put cultural tourism into priority as a veritable tool for economic growth of the states in yorubaland, saying tradition is the root of yoruba’s heritage.
The grand finale of annual osun osogbo festival held on friday 21st august 2015 even as the entire ancient town of osogbo had been agog with activities in the last two weeks. August is a busy time in osogbo, western nigeria, as culture bluff and tourists all across the world converge on the ancient town to celebrate the renowned osun-osogbo festival. Every year, the festival attracts thousands of yorubas, men assist a woman in a trance during the osun-osugbo festival one after another,.
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- Share this on whatsappthe ataoja of osogboland, oba jimoh olanipekun, has called for more sponsors to sustain the dwindling fortunes of the osun-osogbo festival.
The ataoja of osogboland, oba jimoh olanipekun, has called for more sponsors to sustain the dwindling fortunes of the osun-osogbo festival.