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Monday, 4 September 2017


The entire Oyo Kingdom adorned a new look as it hosted this year’s World Sango Festival.

The Festival which has grown to attract Local and Foreign tourists to the Ancient City of Oyo promises to be entertaining and exciting as several South West States featured culture, dance and food.

Lagos, Oyo, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti, and Kwara States featured to exhibit their culture. 

According to Dr. Paula Gomes, The Cultural Ambassador to The Alaafin of Oyo, his Imperial Majesty, Oba Dr. Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, this year’s Festival attracted visitors from Cuba, Brazil, USA and Portugal, while the Brazilian Ambassador was the Special Guest.

The Festival has grown and attracted the sponsorship of various organizations including Grand Oak, Guinness Nigeria Plc., British American Tobacco (BAT), International Distilleries and State Governments.

The Festival lasted for ten (10) days, from Thursday August the 17th to Saturday 26th of August, 2017 at the Festival Arena, Alaafin’s Palace.

The Festival is also endorsed by the Federal Government through the Tourism and Culture Agencies.

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