Doshura To enlighten and entertain at once. Today her music is for the emancipation of the black man, not only from colour bar, but of the glorious abundance of life, wisdom, and riches deposited by God on the soil and airspace of the black continent. It is also a means of promoting our culture and re-orientating Nigerians to the values that we hold dear. Notify me of new posts via email. What a rare collection!
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Doshura To enlighten and entertain at once. Today her music is for the emancipation of the black man, not only from colour bar, but of the glorious abundance of life, wisdom, and riches deposited by God on the soil and airspace of the black continent.
It is also a means of promoting our culture and re-orientating Nigerians to the values that we hold dear. Notify me of new posts via email. What a rare collection! Three hours or so of dance and drama may be quite hard on the backsides. Watching each play was like watching a differentbut similar account. Notify me of new comments via email. Thus, the strong and unpalatable suggestion that there is a river of interpretation he was too scared or ill equipped to cross.
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Therefore, Abuja and Akure residents can expect to also enjoy what Lagos and Ibadan theatre lovers had enjoyed by storming the Cyprian Ekwensi Centre for Arts and Culture, Abuja and Adegbemila Hall, Akure, when the performance train gets to their cities. Aladekomo said the firm hasalso acquired the rights to works bywriters from other parts of Nigeriain order to broaden the appeal aswell as showcase the universality ofpositive values shared by Nigeriancommunities.
Adewale Oshodi reports how the performances in both oreke went, and what lovers of theatre in Abuja and Akure should expect when, the performance train moves to their cities. This year, perhaps like never before, it is the story of this extraordinary adventure of the Sugarcane Man called Ireke Onibudo by the same author. He elicits the envy of the titularhead of the community.
There was standing roomonly as the hall was brimful. The taste of the pudding is in the eating. The event at the National Theatre ended with a dance drill which was topped by a significant question from the cast. He was a teacherand writer. He has to battle a wild cat in order to save his life. Nneka, half Nigerian-half German, used to think she was white skin until she left the shores of Nigeria.
The monarch then comes up with a creative schemeto send this potential rival out of sight. Post was not sent — check your email addresses! Long Journey of Discovery and Sharing. The play placed emphasis on oniibudo capabilities of man in the struggle for survival. It gladdens my heart to know that Chams is sponsoring this unique experience as a strategic intervention and contribution to the rejuvenation of the Arts and stage culture in Nigeria.
He died in a motor accident in Play wrights Prof Femi Osofisan and Prof Akinwun-mi Isola present interesting dimensions to the OgbojuOde story that deepened audience appreciation of thestory. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Beyond that, it was obvious he found relish in Yoruba proverbs and idiomatic expressions.
Here, one might add, is corporate social responsibility at its eclectic best. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here But he said to me that the rhythm was complimentary enough to the story. Colourful and confusing in turns, the performance is overdone sometimes by tedious dialogue and spurious acting. Already, those who have watched the play in Lagos and Ibadan can testify to the brilliance of the playwrights, who adapted the book Professor Femi Osofisan, for the English adaptation and Professor Akinwumi Isola, for the Yoruba adaptation as well as the Artistic Directors Dr.
Oyewo, are among the best that could be found anywhere in the world, really had a great impact on the performances. Gbenga has lived in South Africa for five years now. Taking advice In one scenario of his life, our hero falls from grace to grass and finds himself in a world where animals order him around and are responsible for if he stays alive or not.
You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. Where is your Chams? He returns to a heroic welcome and takes timeto enthral his fellow citizens with hair-raising ac-counts of his escapades. Akaraogun grows in influence as news of his incred-ible journey spreads.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Chams plc sponsored productionof the plays after acquiring the rightsto the works of D. Kola Oyewo, for the Yoruba adaption. The Chams Theatre Series has therights to the five works of Fagunwaand would sponsor one play eachyear. The book was so famous that it was later turned into a stage play for all to enjoy. Enter the code in the box below: Unrated For as long as we can remember, we have allowed those basic values of art and culture to die; stage play being one of them.
You are commenting using your WordPress. But here we are neglecting our heritage out of ignorance, and our leaders out of insensitivity have refused to promote those values that stand us out. TOP Related Posts.
Daniel O. Fagunwa
It is akin to a sin to forget so soon that these events took place. Scholars, journalists and sundry cultural enthusiasts must always make the connections such as the CHAMS-sponsored plays and the Akure conference to lend some measure of linearity to the reinvention of Fagunwa. We cry that corporate sponsorships of the arts are few and far between, yet corporate bodies such as CHAMS that initiated the landmark Fagunwa theatrical performances are somehow left in the lurch. The keynote speaker, Nobel Laureate, Prof.
Daniel Olorumfemi Fagunwa
Daniel Orowole, later Olorunfemi Fagunwa, was born to a family of Christian pioneers in Okeigbo, in present day Ondo State, in , Aderinsoye Ologbenla, an Ooni elect who had reigned in Ile-Ife for eight years and continued in this capacity until his death in , was a scion of the Giesi ruling house, Ile-Ife. Okeigbo is a hilly and thickly forested environment. Daniel Olorunfemi Fagunwa, attended St. He then trained as a teacher of St. It was in Oyo that his writing skill blossomed, most especially in folk philosophy, which draws heavily on folk tale traditions, including supernatural elements,gnomes, witches, wizards and Yoruba hunters who were usually his heroes.
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