Eyo Agere – Eyo masquerade on stilts. How does he not fall with all that dancing? (Video below)

Eyo Festival -Eyo on stilts , photo credit : Iya Asa Solaade

See the mini Eyo masquerades on the next page The “Mini Eyos”

Eyo Festival Mini Eyos :Iya Asa Solaade

 

Eyo Festival Mini Eyos

Mini Eyo unveiled

Rainmakers curse (?) on the next page  >>>>>>   The pouring rain was counted as a blessing, but some said it was Ooni’s revenge against Oba Akiolu’s recent disrepsect  

 

Pre festival processions on next page >>>>>> Pre Festival processions during the week leading up to the festival on Saturday

 

Pre festival rites and discussions, next page >>>>>> Pre festival preparations, rites  and discussions

Staffs of the Eyo “Opambata”

   

A successful Eyo Outing, next page >>>> Thank Eledumare for a successful Eyo outing

Even those in London joined in Eyo fever (Eyo in Peckham, Lol…), next page >>>

You would be forgiven for thinking these Eyo are celebrating Aisun (vigil) in Isale Eko…. watch till the end !!!

Back in 2012 Funmi Iyanda did a documentary on Eyo and interviewed Oba Akiolu see the Oba’s blunt comment to Funmi on the next page >>>>

 

Back in 2012 Funmi Iyanda did a documentary on Eyo and interviewed Oba Akiolu

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