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Ankara Day set to hold in Ile-Ife

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Ankara Day celebration slated to hold at the Enuowa Palace, Ile –Ife, Osun State, will feature, music, stand-up comedy, games, and dance, including other side attractions.

 

The cultural fiesta which is organized by Princess Titilade Adewuyi-Ijiwole (Sooko Moropo, Yeye Giesi of the Source), will hold on Friday, September 28.

 

According to Adewuyi-Ijiwole, the purpose of the Ankara Day, is to celebrate the rich Yoruba Cultural heritage, through fashion and life style. She hinted that the event is designed to add glamour to the Olojo Festival, one of the major festivals celebrated annually in Ile -Ife, by His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II. She further revealed that the event will also create a platform for fashion designers, ankara fabric vendors, ankara accessory makers, beads makers, shoe makers and among others, to showcase their products and services to thousands of guests who are expected at the event.

 

The Olojo Festival is a cultural festival in the calendar of the Ile-Ife, Osun State. It is the celebration of the remembrance of “Ogun”, god of Iron, who is believed to be the first son of Oduduwa, progenitor of the Yoruba People.

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