Egungun Festival turns bloody

Vanguard Egungun festival turns bloody as one confirmed dead, others injured in Ibadan Vanguard The Oyo State Police Command, Monday, confirmed the death of one person in the violence that trailed the public outing of the Ege masquerade in

Some Good Egungun Documentaries

The top result on Amazon search for literature on Egungun costs £72. And while Youtube is awash with Egungun videos that are free for those with time to sift through varying video and sound qualities, ( you also

Yoruba Rain & Wind Festival

  The joint celebration of Alafere, Oya and Ijugbe festivals attracted a huge crowd of participants from within and outside Ile-Ife last weekend. The Obalejugbe of the source, High Chief Abiodun Akinrefon, and the Ooni were present at the ceremony

Blue Beads From Yoruba Yester Years

Remarkable scenes as Elegbe devotee prepare to embark on the annual  pilgrimage to the river.    Those prominent  blue beads are segi beads, made by Yoruba since 8th century, still in production today using local sources of glass and the

Traditional worshippers want holiday in Oyo

Calls for this are getting louder, do you support their request? Osun State took the lead last year with a state holiday for the traditional religion.   Traditionalists in Oyo State, under the aegis of Traditional Religion Worshippers Association (TRWA), have

Trinidad Celebrates Obatala Day ( Photos )

Obatala initiates, Pierre Verger   Trinidad's Obatala day is here again, and there are  beautiful photos of the procession already. Scroll down for the best photos ! And from a Trinidad newspaper , an article about the spirit behind the festival    "For the past