The eyo festival in lagos nigeria, also known as the adimu orisa play, has been staged since the days of old and probably dates back much further than most lagosians can ever imagine. Religious tourism and sustainable development: a study of eyo festival in lagos, nigeria 525 awolalu & dopamu, 2005: 282) also due. Eyo festival – lagos the eyo festival, otherwise known as the adamu orisha play, is a yoruba festival unique to lagos, nigeria in modern times, it is presented by the people of lagos as a tourist event and, due to its history, is traditionally performed on lagos island. Free essay: tourism the traditional relationship of oba liken of ibefun and the people of lagos and ibiyeroye marriage may explain the notion that eyo was.
The eyo festival also known as the adamu orisa play is a yoruba festival indigenous to lagos nigeria in ancient times it was held to escort souls of the departed,the king of lagos or chief and also to usher in a new king it is now being observed as a [. I live in lagos, nigeria lagos is home to various festivals and one of such is the eyo festival the eyo festival is a yoruba. Physical planning implication of eyo festival in lagos island, lagos state is situated in the southwestern corner of the nigeria, lagos state lies within latitudes. The city, called lagos is in lagos state, south west nigeria the eyo festival the eyo is the masquerade that comes out only in lagos island.
Some eyo displaying during its festival as part of activities marking the lagos @50 celebrations at the tafawa balewa square (tbs), lagos island, on saturday, may 20. The 2017 eyo festival is organized to celebrate the “tall eyo”) the first procession in lagos was on the i love lagos is about the city of lagos, nigeria. Eyo festival in lagos nigeria is also known as the adamu orisa play.
Bringing to life the soul of lagos citys cultural side, the eyo festival is a symbol of the cities love for tradition, music, art, drama and fashion. According to the official twitter handle of the lagos state who share that the eyo festival celebration is to be held at tafawa balewa square in lagos. Time for lagos to unbundle eyo festival to put food on the table of the people of lagos nay nigeria eyo festival is a cultural cash cow waiting to be. On may 20 this year, lagos island in nigeria shut down for the eyo festival the habitually busy streets, lined with traders, were filled with white-clad eyo masqueraders, their brimmed akete hats bearing the family colours. Deities of the agogoro eyo festival by: alaba kehinde email: [email protected] introduction the word eyo also refers to the costumed dancers, known as the masquerade, that come out during the festival.
The role of cultural heritage and tourism in nation building: a study of lagos eyo festival origin of the eyo festival in nigeria. The city of lagos holds on of the most fascinating carnival in the world, the adamu orisa play commonly known as the eyo festival, the soul of the city traditional life. Royalty in the news eyo festival: lagos celebrates life of an icon view more images of the festival tourists who came from different parts of the world to witness this year’s eyo festival in lagos, did not need further evidence or proof that lagosians are in tune with their governor, mr babatunde fashola, who himself has been at the. Eyo masquerades have their own language, words uttered in strange voices that sound almost eerie what do they say and what does it mean.
The study examined the physical planning implications of the activities that interplayed during eyo festival in lagos island, nigeria systematic sampling procedure was employed to obtain data for this study. The grand eyo festival which holds in lagos, the third most populous city in africa is a tourist attraction its dramatic and splendid display of art and culture is held as a. The eyo festival is a yoruba festival unique to lagos, nigeria and therefore celebrated on lagos island, the traditional homeland of lagosians.