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Is this the tallest masquerade in the world? (videos)

The Igunnuko masquerade as performed by the Tapa people living in Yorubaland can grow as tall as 40 to 60 feet. See the white Igunnuko at its tallest in this video.

There are also baby Igunnukos. Very cute! See the video below:

 

“There is some magic to these masquerades. They can be as tall as 15 feet, and next minute be as short as two feet. They can roll on the ground like drums, or spread like sheets on the ground, all in one breath. Nobody understands how yet. You may have to see to believe!” – Otunba Lekan Ajirotutu (Cultural Consultant) Video Credit : WINTV   Learn more about the Igunnuko masquerade and watch the full video here

 

 

 

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