July 16, 2018

Olokun, Osaara: The making of Atlantic Ocean, Lagos Lagoon (SUN)

Olokun, Osaara: The making of Atlantic Ocean, Lagos Lagoon (SUN)

“It is imperative for the sake of posterity that diligent records in black and white are kept henceforth for history to prevail. Everyone needs to know what each festival symbolises in order to pass it to generations unborn. This will help them to have a sense of history and they can continue to propagate our culture.” Those were the words of the Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, at this year’s celebration of Osaara festival. Just like every other festival, Osaara would come and go as each year passes by. Osaara festival begins the annual Orisa calendar in Ile-Ife, Osun State. Its celebration often takes five days. Read more

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