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Àyàn Àgalù 2023: Ọ̀ọni’s Olori Aderonke , Global Ambr. Sets The Rhythm

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 The Àyàn Àgalù Festival, a vibrant celebration deeply rooted in the rich traditions of the Yoruba ethnic group, is set to captivate attendees and spectators alike on July 28th, 2023. The festival, organized by His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, The Custodian of Ayan Agalu and accompanied by Olori Aderonke Ademiluyi Ogunwusi, The AyanAgalu Global Ambassador, promises to be an awe-inspiring spectacle at the Ojaja Arena, Ife Grand Resort.

House of Oduduwa Partners Brazilian Government on Africa Fashion Week to Boost Cultural Ties

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Barely a month after his historic visits to Brazil and Kenya, the recently unveiled Pan-African Unity & Business Initiatives of The Ooni Of Ife Kingdom, Arole Oduduwa Olofin Adimula Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi,CFR, Ojaja II has started yielding positive results as the House of Oduduwa under his leadership and The Brazilian Government through its Embassy in Nigeria have agreed to a very healthy collaboration using the Africa Fashion Week Initiative to boost the economic and cultural ties between African continent and the South American country.

Announcing the introduction of The African Fashion Week Brazil at the Brazilian Embassy in Lagos on Friday during a press conference which she co-addressed alongside the Consulate General of Brazil in Lagos, H.E. Ministro André Veras Guimarães, the Ooni’s beautiful wife who doubles as Founder/CEO of the African Fashion Week London And Nigeria stated
that This Brazil’s edition of Africa Fashion Week which is scheduled to hold between 25th, 26th to 27th of May, 2023 at the Expo center in São Paulo, the most populous city in Brazil, will go a long way strengthening cultural and economic relationship between Africa and Brazil.

According to the Ooni’s queen, the event is also aimed at creating a synergy in the fashion industry between Brazil and Africa, as well as provide a platform for future cooperations.

Speaking during a press briefing to announce the event at the Consulate General of Brazil in Lagos, Ministro André Veras Guimarães, the Consul General of Brazil said the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria was established by Queen Ronke Ademiluyi Ogunwusi in 2014 with the aim of promoting emerging Africa fashion designers on global platforms, saying the fashion industry promotes diversity of culture expressions, values, creativity and depicts the tradition of textiles and craftsmanship.


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  • Ayan AgaluAyan Agalu Festival also known as Drum Festival is being hosted by His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, The King of Ile-Ife. It is in celebration of Ayan Agalu the Patron Deity of Drumming. Inspired by Olodumare, she was the first to invent the talking drum as a means of communication. Ayan, known as the orisa of drum and good music originated from Atiba in Ile-Ife. Drums to the Yoruba people and Africans, in general, are an essential aspect of our culture.