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One of the main characteristics of culture of African peoples is use of masks in rituals and ceremonies. They represent spirits of animals or ancestors, mythological heroes, moral values or a form of honoring of a person in a symbolic way. They can be made from wood, pottery, textiles, copper […]

African Mask Making Workshops






Flash of Lightning Osun organised the African Millennium Cultural Exchange Programme in the summer of 2001 which was titled – Flash of Lightning. We took 10 local artists around Nigeria for three weeks, giving them the opportunity to interact and learn about the traditional music, dance and culture. This tour […]

FLASH OF LIGHTNING


Moremi – An African epic of romance, sacrifice and bravery It also breaks from some of the traditions of African plays in that a female character (Moremi) is at the forefront of how the story develops and is decided. Moremi is a brave, beautiful woman of valour who stakes her […]

Moremi