Yesterday August. 18th. 2015 , the Administration, members, friends and supporters of Ile Ijosin Otura Meji began Osun Festival 2015 at their shrine headquarters Maturita.
Among the celebrants at the opening were members of Egbe Onisin Eledumare ati Ajo Ofuwa Ile Iere ati Ile Aloubera – The Council of Traditional Afrikan Chiefs of Trinidad & Tobago.
Though standing behind schedule time the celebrations woke up immediately hearts, voices, minds, drums began the proceedings. Opening remarks were made by Olotu Alagba of Ajo Ofuwa Ile Iere ati Ile Aloubera – Oloye Orawale Oranfe Jakuta Sango Ife Chief Olakela Massetungi and by Oloye Ogunrinola of Ife – Chief Lester Osouna.
Welcome remarks were made by Yeye Agbamoola Olomitutu Ido Osun, Osogbo – Chief Omotaiwo Ogunlade,just shortly after Chief Omotaiwo entered the ritual arena with the Arugba Osun for this year’s celebrations.
Several offerings were made as song /oriki renditions were made to the Orisa being fed.
The Festival goes until August 22nd. 2015
Tonight Aug. 19th is dedicated to the lighting of atupa merindilogun. This activity begins at 6.00 p.m.
For further information contact Agba Ifakoya Opakunle – 747 -4401
or Agba Akinbunmi – 344 – 4817
The Editor and Administrators of this site wish the Festival and the Festival organizers and host all best wishes on this occassion. E KU ODUN! A SEYI SAMODUN!