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Nigerians in the U.S. celebrate Yoruba culture, “Asa’’

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It was two nights of pleasure in New Jersey in america of America on Friday and Saturday as Nigerians celebrated the wealthy and various cultures of Yoruba folks.

The celebration was tagged “Asa’’ (cultures).

A correspondent of the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) who attended the fiesta reviews that the maiden version of “Asa Expo’’ showcased Yoruba music, masquerades, proverbial sayings and songs,

The nights additionally showcased trend, `Ayo’ recreation, recitation of Yoruba poems and wrestling, amongst others.

The originator of “Asa Expo’’, Alhaja Temitope Adeshina, in her remarks, stated each nation should put money into its tradition to understand its potentialities and reposition itself for growth and progress.

Founding father of Asa Expo, Alhaja Temitope Adeshina dancing to speaking drums on the occasion

Adeshina stated Nigeria ought to do all the pieces attainable to make sure the sustainability of its cultural values by selling and investing in them.

She stated many developed nations had proven adherence to selling and investing in tradition and urged notable Africans within the U.S. to treat tradition as a undertaking that was value embarking upon.

“We noticed it (Asa Expo) as a undertaking value doing by placing this occasion collectively to assist deliver to the fore cultural values as instruments for realising our full potential as Africans and as Nigerians particularly.

Dance and musical efficiency by a cultural troupe on the ‘Asa’ Expo in New Jersey

Adeshina stated the occasion could be celebrated yearly and referred to as for assist from sister organisations and well-meaning folks to advertise and maintain Yoruba values.

In his remarks, Nigeria’s Consul-Normal in New York, Amb. Lot Egopija stated the occasion was one other fantastic event the place the organisers showcased Nigeria’s wealthy cultural heritage.

Consul-Normal of Nigeria in New York, Amb. Lot Egopija, launching “Ewa Asa” Journal on the Yoruba Cultural occasion, ‘Asa’ Expo in New Jersey

Adeshina stated the occasion could be celebrated yearly, calling for assist from sister organisations and well-meaning folks to advertise and maintain the Yoruba values.

The Consul-Normal of Nigeria in New York, Amb. Lot Egopija stated the occasion was one other fantastic event that the organisers had showcased Nigeria’s wealthy cultural heritage.

Some “Egugun” masquerades displaying on the ‘Asa’ Expo in New Jersey

The exposition drew eminent Yoruba dwelling within the U.S., together with conventional rulers like Oba Adefunmi Adejuyigbe, Oloyo of Oyotunji, a Yoruba group within the U.S. thought to be North America’s oldest genuine African village.

Oba Mathew Ayinde Ajibulu, the Olu Onigboolu of Ewekoro Native Authorities in Ogun State and Oba Abimbola Akile Balogun, Oshiloye Joye 1, Akile Yoruba of Okunade of Africa Kingdom, Texas, have been additionally in attendance.

NAN reviews that the occasion featured the launch of “Ewa Asa’’ (Fantastic thing about Tradition) Journal and presentation of awards and presents to people.

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