“9th ANNUAL YORUBA ARTS FESTIVAL”

Saturday 21st – Sunday 22nd July 2018, 12:00 PM –9:00 PM @ Clissold Park, Green Lanes, London N16 9EY

Founded in 2010, the annual Yoruba Arts Festival celebrates the rich and diverse arts and culture of one of Africa’s largest and oldest cultures.

 

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The festival features cultural performances, arts and crafts, workshops, competitions, children’s activities, African Market, Traditional food and Live Bands showcasing the rich, vibrant and colourful arts and culture of the Yoruba’s.

 

The festival is organised by the Yoruba Foundation, whose main objective is to promote Yoruba Arts and Culture through community Arts and Cultural programs such as the Yoruba Arts Festival and Yoruba Exhibition.

Held over an awesome summer weekend, the festival is a FREE family friendly cultural community event.

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The Yorubas, predominantly from West Africa – Nigeria are a large race of people loosely linked around the world by geography, language, history and religion. They are a people of dynamic culture and traditions with one of the oldest and largest artistic traditions in Africa, spread across the world.

The wide and extensive demographic’s of Yoruba culture worldwide, is largely due to the migration of Yoruba’s taken as slaves during the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, to Latin America and the West Indies where Yoruba language, Culture and tradition has been preserved to present day.

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Tickets must be obtained before the day, available from eventbrite

For more information go to the official website