Nigeria’s Yoruba culture dominates the African Americas. However, Yoruba is not the only culture of Nigeria. Over 500 languages are spoken there. Being focused on the Americas, our focus here is Yoruba.
Thursday, June 3, 2021
“E ku odun, eku iyedun”
(Happy New Year)
January 6, 2021
WEST & CENTRAL AFRICA, CUBA, BRAZIL, AFRICAN DIASPORA
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Obatalá is the son/daughter of God, creator of land and humankind, and godfather/mother of the Orishas
Friday, December 4, 2020
NIGERIA, CUBA, BRAZIL
Celebrate Changó (also Xangô, Sàngó or Saint Barbara), the Yoruba Orisha (patron saint) of fire, lightning, thunder and war, but also of music, drumming and dancing
African, Chilean, Colombian, French-Canadian & Mexican music, dance and film.
Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn
June 5 – August 11, 2018