World Festival of Yoruba Arts and Culture (WOFEYAC)
|Country and Region||Nigeria — Lagos|
|Type of Festival||Dance, Music|
|Location of Festival||Lagos, Nigeria|
The inaugural festival's aim is to exhibit the arts and culture of the Yoruba people and thereby preserve their African heritage. In addition to the Yoruba of Africa participating, so will the Yoruba of the Caribbean, America, and Europe. These countries will demonstrate the cultural heritage they have kept alive through cultural ancestors.
|Festival Dates||November 8 - 15, 2009|
Articles and Reviews:
- South/West Governors Agree on New Modalities for Wofeyac, by Taiwo Ogunmola (ThisDay, August 12, 2008) http://www.thisdayonline.com/nview.php?id=119451