The $127,000 grant was awarded to CyArk, a California-based non-profit, through the US Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation.
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Other partners promoting the intellectual platform aimed at seeking new value adding strategies to the globalisation of the annual festival are Osun state, the Ataoja of Osogbo in Council, Osogbo, Cultural Heritage Council (OCHC), Suzanne Wenger Colloquium and Strycaz Consulting Limited.
The reception, which promises to be an atmosphere of cultural showcase, fashion display, entertainment variety and music, is expected to have in attendance prominent Nigerians, Obas and chiefs, top government officials, foreign diplomats, culture enthusiasts and media executives among other notable personalities
The Special Adviser Information and Strategy, Semiu Okanlawon, stated this in Iwo on Saturday at the palace of Oluwo of Iwo during the 2017 Egungun Festival, which held in the city
“We are working out ways to make it smooth, attractive and inviting; and not forgetting the cultural value and importance as usual
Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, will be agog on August 21 as devotees of the Osun goddess, tourists, cultural…
Disturbed by the directive issued by the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) that its members should not resume on September 22, President Goodluck Jonathan has appealed to them to shelve the planned industrial action.
Idolatry and worship of demons will always bring about the above calamities to man
Now, before we get into these terrible curses issued against idolaters, I will first of all like you to note the place of this instruction in God’s commandments
As for residence, some operate from the air like the Queen of Heaven, others from the land, and then, those from the water like the Osun of Osogbo, Queen of the coasts, dragons, Leviathan, etc. They go by different names, languages and manifestations across the globe
The festival has since turned to a mega event, attracting visitors from different parts of the world. The United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organization has also enlisted the Osun grove as a world heritage site
Now, a river goddess is a mermaid, a female spirit that lives and operates from the water, river, sea, etc. The male counterpart is called merman. In deliverance parlance, we refer to these as marine spirits or ‘mammy water’. Though I don’t want to pretend that we can fully discuss the activities of these spirits here, but there are few basic things we must immediately know before we continue our discussion