Every Christmas, the world at large particularly west African countries like Ghana, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania and Nigeria celebrate it with good fashion styles. Christmas is a significant and notable day as far as christians are concerned. It is my pleasure to bring you 90 latest senator styles that you will love to wear on Christmas day.
Check Out Few Things About South Korea’s Most Famous Boryeong Mud Festival That Makes People Go Wild
The Boryeong Mud Festival became one of South Korea’s most popular tourist attractions before the lockdown. It invites people of all origins to get dirty and muddy on the mudflats in Boryeong. The two-week-long festival is typically held every July and during this time, it’s common to see tourists and locals alike flock to the small town of Boryeong, located on the Western Coast of the Korean Peninsula.
It's still perplexing how many twins are born in Igbo-Ora, a community in Oyo State's Ibarapa area. Igbo-Ora, the headquarters of the state's Ibarapa Central Local Government Area, is located approximately 70 kilometers north of Ibadan, the state capital, and 80 kilometers north of Lagos State.
The famous 'Danafojura' who is called Egungun Oni Mojesin Baba Ibeji is an Egungun from the Oyo Kingdom often described as one of the most powerful in the Yoruba dynasty because of his fire-resistant ability, as he can never be consumed by fire no matter the size. An average Yoruba person will most likely have a lot of thoughts when he sees an Egungun and it is either he/she runs fast as they can or just hold your ground with fear taking the better part of you.
Festivals are one of the oldest and widespread cultures around the world. A festival is a series of public events connected with a particular activity or idea. Festivals are celebrated in different parts of Europe and Africa. During festivals and carnivals, masks are worn over the face.
In Yoruba land, masquerades are known to appear during festivals, rituals, ceremonies or funerals. These Yoruba masquerades are mostly youths with agility to dance, sing, jump and recite incantations. Some however, perform fascinating actions like somersaulting, spitting fire from the mouth, etc.
Several indigenous cultures in and out Africa often have rites of passage for male adolescents. While these traditions may differ from cultures, hunting, sacrifice, strength, test of bravery and fortification rites are common features. One of such indigenous people who value their rites of passage is the Fulani of West Africa.
In Nigeria there exists a tribe identified as the Wodaabe tribe, these people are just a subgroup of the Fulani people in the Northern part of Nigeria. Just like the Fulani people they are also cattle herders and also traders, they also spread across Chad and and other countries.
Cc:- Instagram In every culture, there is always a festival that is being celebrated by the people of that culture either monthly basis or every year, and in this case, the Olojo Festival is one of the ancient festivals that is usually being celebrated by the Yoruba culture every year.
Adebayo Olamilekan Israel Gold, professionally known as Adigun Olowe Yoruba, is a 5-years-old primary one pupil who is becoming popular for his talent turned profession of reciting Yoruba proverbs offhand without displaying any form of stage fright. A feat that is not expected from a 5-years-old kid.
Photo Credit: World atlas The Igbo calendar (Oguafo) is the traditional calendar system of the Igbo people of South-East Nigeria. The calendar has 13 months (onwa) in a year, 7 weeks (Izu) in a month, and 4 days of Igbo market days (Elke, Orie, Afor, Nkwor) in a week plus an extra day at the end of the year in the last month.
Festivals are usually held in our various villages to celebrate several things, like women's day, the commissioning of a road, or water or electricity projects. Women usually wear different types of attire to village festivals, and sometimes they don't bother about wearing native outfits.
Many people living in Awka, Anambra State have once in a while heard of the tales of the sacredness of monkeys in the region and its relationship with the Imo-Oka festival. This article will explain to you the reasons why monkeys are not killed in the area, and its relationship with the annual festival.
One of the accessories that beautify the legs is an anklet. They come in various forms, including metal, cotton, leather, and beads. Anklets are mostly worn with casual outfits, and you see them more at the beach, where the feet and legs are exposed.
Every year in Osomari, a certain festival was celebrated in honor of Iyase, the Iyase festival is always celebrated from the Inwala lineage of the town. The first Iyase was Alaguda, a man well known for his advanced hunting skills and powerful warrior status. After he was made Iyase, a festival was celebrated in honor of his achievements, three small Ikengas ( a war deity in Igbo land) were made and a larger one was also made; the smaller Ikenga was given to Alaguda and his family, making him the war leader of the community, the larger Ikenga was kept in the community shrine and was venerated as the god of war by the Osomari people.
Coming of age ceremonies and rites of passage for men are common all over the world. The Igbo tribe is known for cultural identity, values and history, which 'Iwa-akwa' ceremony is among. This is an age-long tradition which indicates transition into manhood. It is a highly cherished cultural event which connects us together as a people.
According to Akinwumi Ogundiran (2020), traditionally, ancient Yoruba people were said to be monogamous although polygamy was not forbidden – only wealthy men were said to be polygamous, otherwise having one wife was necessary. Photo credit: Pulse.ng However, I believe that in recent times, the marriage laws and customs in Yoruba land have undergone many changes due to civilization and the widely accepted Christianity and Islam.
Photo credit: @istock / @nagaroknetwork / @BBC Africa is a beautiful continent which consists of different traditions. Among the various ethnic groups are fascinating cultures which are still being practised in the remote parts of the continent, even after years of civilization. This article highlights 6 strange cultural practices across Africa that are still carried out today.
The first press conference of the “Lagos Independence Festival of Excellence” was held today at the Grande Studio, exactly a year to when the event will officially commence (1st of October 2022). The Lagos Independence Festival of Excellence (LIFE) event is initiated by “The Temple Company” and “The Bamoral Group”.
Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife explained that the prayers rendered during the Olojo festival 2021 would change Nigeria. The Ojaja II, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi gave the confidence during the “Ancestral Traditional Propitiation,” on Monday 27th September 2021 in Ile-Ife, Osun. The propitiation comprises an annual visitation by the Ojaja II to his family compound in Ile-Ife after the Olojo festival celebration.