Olojo Festival 2017 Program


The programme for this year's edition of the Olojo Festival is calling on sons and daughters  from all part of Yoruba land to consider the historical event as an avenue to promote and showcase their cultural strength to the world.This year’s festival, with the theme: “Cultural Festivals: Nigeria’s Untapped Domestic Tourism Goldmine” has been branded to resuscitate the economy of Ile-Ife and Osun state at large, as seen in the richness and varieties of the event’s line up.

Tuesday 19th September

  • The opening ceremony and Cultural Trade and Art Exhibition 

Wednesday 20th September

  • Cultural summit on the theme of the festival

Friday, 22nd September

  • Quiz Competition

Saturday 23rd September

  • Gbajure Cultural Carnival

Sunday 24th September

  • Ooni’s Football, Semi Final

Monday 25th September

  • Quiz Competition Final

Tuesday 26th September

  • Football Final

Wednesday 27th September

  • Ayo Olopon traditional game

Thursday 27th September,2017

  • Yoruba culture entertainment night
  • Festival musical concert
  • Omidan Olojo cultural pageant
  • Festival fashion show

Friday  September, 29

  • Ojo Ilagun, Iwode Ile-Ife (Community Cleansing)

Saturday September, 30

  • Okemogun day, the Are’s cultural procession

Sunday 1st October

  • Grand finale of 2017 Olojo Festival

Monday  October, 2nd  2017

  • The closing ceremony, which will feature Oonirisa ancestral traditional propitiation cultural trade/art exhibition

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