The Eyo Festival

The Eyo festival is one of the top festivals celebrated in Yoruba land, most especially in Lagos State, Nigeria. This festival is held to honour the death of an oba (king), and also to celebrate a new crown king. The government also organise this fest…

Mount Kilimanjaro

A freestanding, snow-covered dormant volcano, the majestic Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa.  Located in northeast Tanzania, it can be seen from far into Kenya and Amboseli National Park. The origin of the name Kilimanjaro is not known, b…

The Kora traditional instrument

The kora is one of the most complex strings instrument from Africa. This traditional instrument is native of the Gambia. comprises 21 strings, gourd, leather and wood, a rough altitude of one meter and a large calabash cut in half by a leather coat wh…

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Balafon - The African instrument

The word “balafon”, shared in English and French, is derived from a Mande word or words meaning something like “wood-tongue-talk”.  With over 70 languages and dialects in the Mande language family, names for the instrument, its forms, uses and playing…

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The Atenteben - the bamboo flute

The Atenteben also known as the bamboo flute originates from Tweneduruase in the Kwahu Plateau of south-central Ghana. The Kwahus are part of the Akan tribes of Ghana, sharing a boundary with the Akyem in the south and east and with the Asante in the …

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The New Afrika Shrine

The New Afrika Shrine is an open air entertainment centre located in Ikeja, Lagos State. It serves as the host location of the annual Felabration music festival.               Click to view picture gallery Currently managed by Femi Kuti (eldest son …

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