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 individuals.
The celebration was tagged ‘Asa’ (tradition).
A correspondent of the Information Company of Nigeria who attended the fiesta experiences 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, Temitope Adeshina, in her remarks, mentioned that each nation should spend money on its tradition to grasp its potentialities and reposition itself for growth and progress.
Adeshina mentioned Nigeria ought to do every part potential to make sure the sustainability of its cultural values by selling and investing in them.
She mentioned that 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 challenge that’s price embarking upon.
“We noticed it (Asa Expo) as a challenge price 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 specifically.
Adeshina mentioned the occasion can be celebrated yearly and known as for assist from sister organisations and well-meaning individuals to advertise and maintain Yoruba values.
In his remarks, Nigeria’s Consul-Basic in New York, Amb. Lot Egopija, mentioned the occasion was one other fantastic event the place the organisers showcased Nigeria’s wealthy cultural heritage.
Adeshina mentioned the occasion can be celebrated yearly, calling for assist from sister organisations and well-meaning individuals to advertise and maintain the Yoruba values.
The Consul-Basic of Nigeria in New York, Amb. Lot Egopija mentioned the occasion was one other fantastic event that the organisers had showcased Nigeria’s wealthy cultural heritage.
The event 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, had been additionally in attendance.
NAN experiences that the occasion featured the launch of ‘Ewa Asa’ (fantastic thing about tradition) Journal and presentation of awards and presents to people.