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YORUBA CELEBRATE IN GOTHENBURG

december 16-2011 | Skandikafrik | Culture

The Yoruba association in Sweden mark it end of the year with different activities in Gothenburg

These include fashion show in Yoruba costume, drama, quiz competition and dancing. The president of the association in person of Mr. Oluwatoyin Williamson highlighted some of their objectives as follows;

 -  To integrate the whole Yoruba`s living in Sweden into the Swedish society and to assist the newly arrived to get accommodation and jobs.

- To encourage the Yoruba`s that live in Sweden to contribute their quotas to the development of both countries, Sweden and Nigeria.

-  To impart the Yoruba/Swedish culture and history to our children.

- To encourage the Yoruba descendant that lives in Sweden to have shared values.

-  To promote unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the Yoruba`s living in Sweden.

 

The association also used the occasion to honour some of their members like Mr. Samuel Osunware, Mr. Tony Wahab and Mr. Oke Masima. Guests at the occasion had the opportunity to choose from different Yoruba food that was prepared, while the Dj. entertained the audience with Yoruba music.


Felicia Shoyebo

 

 Yoruba Association President. Mr.Oluwatoyin Williamson in Agbada

 

 

In complete Agbada outfit is Nigeria family Association president Mr Francis Ijenyo with Mr Williamson.

 Photograph by Katrin Nilsson.

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2012-01-30 10:01:08 | Segun

Yoruba Culture

Wow this is so unique and beautiful am proud to be a yoruba. Nice work too Skandik Afrik thanks alot. God bless everyone all......

2012-01-04 20:10:14 | Mayowa

2012-01-04

Am proud to be yoruba man,i commend the effort of the yoruba union in göteborg and skandik afrik for the great covrage of the event.GOD bless Africa, GOD Nigeria,GOD Bless Yoruba land,GOD bless Sweden.

2011-12-20 11:08:45 | Olumide Akinode (MEZEE MAGAZINE)

Culture

What a unique and beautiful culture we got.

2011-12-19 14:23:59 | bolaji adejumo

2011-12-19 14.07.2

this is nice job, yoruba union, goteborg as we celebrate our end of the year part and promote our culture. congratulation yoruba union, in goteborg, and i want 2 thank everybody that came 2 the part. may GOD continue 2 bless u and ur family.

2011-12-17 14:23:02 | Tunji Shoyebo

culture

This is indeed celebration of Yoruba's cultural values, especially among the youth. congratulation Yoruba union,Göteborg,as we celebrate and promote our GOD given culture.

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