World Festival of Yoruba Arts and Culture (WOFEYAC)

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Country and Region NigeriaLagos
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Lagos, Nigeria
Festival Description

The inaugural festival's aim is to exhibit the arts and culture of the Yoruba people and thereby preserve their African heritage. In addition to the Yoruba of Africa participating, so will the Yoruba of the Caribbean, America, and Europe. These countries will demonstrate the cultural heritage they have kept alive through cultural ancestors.

Festival Dates November 8 - 15, 2009
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Articles and Reviews:
  • South/West Governors Agree on New Modalities for Wofeyac, by Taiwo Ogunmola (ThisDay, August 12, 2008)


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