Not Akara (fried bean cakes) or Moin Moin ( steamed bean cakes). These are actual flour, eggs,sugar, butter and beautifully iced cakes.
Yoruba Cakes is based in Mexico and like any other bakery it serves cupcakes, decorated cakes, desserts and
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By now you must know Ooni is scheduled to visit the UK. He will attend the Commonwealth Africa Summit , British Museum and a list of other activities.
You can also visit him too! Egbe Omo Ife are holding
The Yoruba diaspora chatter about Beyoncé and or as, Osun has been deafening. Continental Yoruba reaction has been a lot more muted. Perhaps being more used to seeing watered down or embellished versions of Yoruba culture from descendants
Celebrating International Mother Language Day this year with a Yoruba book launch! Come and eat Amala with Yoruba Awareness Foundation this February in SW8 London .
Don't leave getting your ticket too late. It is gradually going. What we
photo credit : Bolaji Alonge. www.awefirm.org
Well researched and well written Yoruba history spanning from the earliest years to the current times touching on possible sources of Yoruba , Oyo Empire, Ile Ife, British rule, Independence and pre and
For the past decade, Trinidadian Oloye Esabenjo Efag Oriyomi Orisagbemi has brought the Obatala Festival to the people of Trinidad., and this year's celebration took place on the 7th of January . As usual there was a street procession,
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
Was excited to stumble on this today:
Directing and producing the documentary Etu & Nago: The Yoruba Connection was an act of faith. It became a burning desire after discovering that Nigeria, West Africa and Jamaica, West Indies
Above: Ebun House in Lagos
This is Candido J. da Rocha.
Fate had played a key role in what was to become the future of a man whose name was destined to boom through generations. Towards the late 1871, a
Ileya Omo Oodua festival begins today December 03, 2016
The festival will hold in Ile Ife and bring together Yoruba from different parts of the world.
Mr Wale Williams, the coordinator of the festival and managing director of Franchise
Tearing our eyes away from events in America which don't (yet) affect us directly, Ghana draws our attention towards their thriving Yoruba community.
It was recently announced that the All Yoruba Community in Ghana will be hosting the maiden
Òrun Aiyê, directed by Jamile Coelho and written by Cintia Maria, is a stop-motion animated film that tells a candomble version of the Yoruba creation story with themes of envy, courage, and love.
The trailer below has been released
Dr Oluyinka Olutoye, and his partner Dr Darrell Cass of Texas Children's Hospital successfully delivered a baby at 23 weeks , removed a tumour from its coccyx, and put the baby back into her mother's womb to grow to
CultureTree Tv on YouTube by Gbemisola Isimi
"If I had my way, every Nigerian Yoruba child in London would know how to speak their language. That’s my mission,” she says. “We need to keep our heritage alive. We need
Watch this and be inspired that the future can be ours to own . Our ancestors are tired of waiting.
Music, dance, poetry and thoughts to ponder....
The video is a series of clips from the programme organised by the Development Agenda for
The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History & Culture opens today in America. While the exhibits within will be its main pulling factor, the stunning architecture is photo worthy too.
Designed by David Adjaye, the inverted pyramid shape
Can you? This British Guyanese reggae artiste can! Listen to the original Yoruba song below
The full version with punchy African drumbeats here on Youtube, and the English lyrics here , also Youtube
"In the late 1970s Eddy Grant visited Nigeria and associated
Fragments of old Yoruba towns thrive outside the European drawn borders of Nigeria, the biggest group being in Bènin Republic. Up until recently, patriotism to the colonial structure blinded the separate groups to each other's existence. With the
Did you know? That stories encoded in Ejiogbe, the first of the 256 chapters of the Ifa divination oral literature, credited the origin of patterned dyeing in various hues to Orunmila- the Yoruba deity of wisdom and divination
Badagry like probably all the coastal west African towns was a key link in the slave trade chain. Earlier this year the Ooni visited the Yoruba whose ancestors were enslaved and taken to America, and yesterday he visited