Wednesday, 28 July 2010

Festival of Yoruba Arts

DATE: Saturday 7th August 2010
VENUE: Clissold Park, Green Lanes, London N16
TIME: Midday - 10pm

5,000 people celebrating the first, free, open air 'Festival of Yoruba Arts' enjoying the color, sounds and dance of Yoruba's rich culture and tradition. That’s FOYA 2010! Movement, color, sounds and tastes.

Experience traditional Bata drummers, dancers, singers, masquerades, jesters, arts and crafts exhibitions, workshops, presentations, Yoruba cuisine and live performances from across traditional and contemporary Yoruba culture.

There will be live performances from the London Lucumi Choir, (Cuba) London School of Capoeira(Brazil) Ayan and the Oduduwa talking drummers(Nigeria), Juju music from Diya Ojo (London), Afrobeat music from Dele Sosimi and the afro beat vibrations (Lagos/London), Yoruba Jazz from Kevin Haynes (Trinidad) and many more artists, whose music and performance art derive its origins and roots in Yoruba culture and tradition.

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