YESTERDAY’S OBATALA FESTIVAL A SUCCESS

Obatala Festival 2014 Ile Iere, Republic Trinidad & Tobago Caribbean

Obatala Festival 2014 Ile Iere, Republic Trinidad & Tobago Caribbean

Republic Trinidad & Tobago  was blessed another year around with the hosting of the Annual Obatala Festival hosted by Oloye Oriyomi Orisagbemi – Ojise Obatala Edena ati Olori Yemoo  Iretiola  and members of the Doyle family and Ita Oosa .

Many gathered to serve the Orisa, and people came from a;ll over Republic Trinidad & Tobago and beyond. Guests came from Santa Cruz, WoodBrook, Diego Martin, St, James, Maloney, Barataria, Petit Valley, Moruga, Sangre Grande, Tunapuna, Arima, South and Central Trinidad & Tobago, Tobago .

As is the practice over the year’s there was a Street Procession, carrying the symbol of Obatala through the streets of the community ,spreading the blessings of Peace and Tranquility to One and ALL.

The procession was accompanied by a police detail that is customary on such occasions.

Visitation of the Orisa and the energies of the ritual were seen manifest during the route of the procession.

Opening the event was Babalawo Babatunji Bandele , and he was accompanied by young drummers under ten years ( 10 yrs. ) of age who gave a good showing of their drum skills .

Members of The Council of Traditional Afrikan Chiefs of Trinidad & Tobago were in attendance and participation as well as Chiefs of other shrines  who are not as yet members of  COTACTT.

Among persons present were Agba La Croix, Chief Baba Mokun Awo, Chief Agbayegun, Chief  Sangosegun, Oloye Ogunrinola of Ile Ife, Olori Adetola, Oludari Agbaiye Egbe Onisin Eledumare – Esubiyi Olutoyin, Agba Olusino, Iya Sangowumi , Agba Pearl Jones, Agba Kambiri de Suza,Yeye Iyewa Ifayemi Somorin, Oga Onilu Ifalade,  Oga Onilu Everald Watson, Akende Rudder, Akilah Jaramogi, Agba Theodora Ulerie and Oloye Orawale Oranfe –  Oluto Alagba of COTACTT, among many others of stature and respect.

Among the shrines/organizations represented were  Ile Isokan, Osun/ Osouna Motivational Center, Orunmila Temple, Ile Ijosin Otura Meji – Awon Osun, Kenny Cyrus Alkebu -lan Ile Ijuba,Ile Iwe Yoruba, Fondes Amandes Reforestation  Project, and Egbe Onisin Eledumare.

It is the hope of this SITE THAT WE MAY HAVE SOME PICTURES AND AN OFFICIAL RELEASE FROM ITA OOSA TO SHARE ON THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL.

CONGRATULATIONS TO ITA OOSA!

7 responses to “YESTERDAY’S OBATALA FESTIVAL A SUCCESS

  1. Prince Ademola Oyedokun

    Orisa Olufon yoo gbe wa O. Obatala Eepa

    • yorubasacredsciencecentre

      Alaafia! E K’abo! Pleasant welcome to our site and for taking time to read and leave your positive comment for sharing with our public. We thank you for your positive sentiment and blessings from Obalufon, Elefon/ Orisa’nla and we invite you to visit us again and again and share your experiences. We hope that we shall always have articles to hold your interest here. Feel free to write articles to be posted that you think may be important to share with our public. Oloye Orawale Oranfe

  2. omowale richard Ahye

    Mo dupe lopo lopo o ITA OOSA,in carrying this most auspicious event in the hosting and highlighting of our Sacred and divine aspects of our forebears way of life,may Orisa,Egungun,Ifa,,Irunmole,ati OLORUN-OLODUMARE and the divine retinue continue to shed their Ase and ire on all of our beloved peoples of the Republic of Trinidad ati Tobago and the rest of the World.Aboru,aboye,ABOSISE.Ase!Ase!!ASE!!!.

    • yorubasacredsciencecentre

      E K’abo! Alaafia! Welcome Omowale Richard Ahye to our forum. We thank Eledumare, ori, orisa ati eegun for permitting you the opportunity to visit our site and to appreciate the fruits of our labour. Thank you for your positive comments to Ia Oosa and by extension Oloye Oriyomi Orisagbemi – Ojise Obatala Edena Ile Ife and his wife Olori Yemoo – Agba Iretiola.and their household and family. Thank you for your prayer and blessings directed towards the people of the Republic Trinidad & Tobago. May you visit again and share your wisdom and experiences here with us. Collectively we can make many great things happen. Oloye Orawale Oranfe

  3. Also in attendance were Members of ILE ORISA OSUN OBATALA.

    • yorubasacredsciencecentre

      Alaafia! E k’abo Ifabunmi to our site and for taking time to read and comment on this issue. I thank you for your drawing to our attention the omission of the attendance of Ile Orisa Osun/ Obatala. I will re edit the article to include this soon. Oloye Orawale Oranfe

  4. A ku odun ooo…..Orisa agbe wa oooo…..ise dale agbe wa oooo……a sodun modun……..
    Inu mi dun pupo fun gbogbo ihun ribiribi ti e gbe se nipa awon orisa ise dale wa….
    Mo fe fi to yin leti pe bawo ni o se le dara po mo yin lati jo ma se odun.
    Ni odo wa OBALUAYE a fo eledumare ni a ma se odun ni 19 feburary 2014 ni ilu OTA Ogun state ni Nigeria.
    Mo fi dayin loju pe Obaluaye soro ni iba wa ti je wipe kabiyesi olota of ota na ma wadi oro ilu ni iba wa ti Obaluaye si to si ona….
    e jowo bawo ni mose le dara po moyin…..
    Awon orisa to owa ni iba wa niwon yin……
    1. OBALUAYE…..BABALUAYE…..OMOLU
    2. SANGO
    3. ALABGADA
    4. OSUN
    5. OBATALA
    6. BUKU (aya obaluaye)
    7. OGUN
    8. OSU
    9. EYIGBA…..ESU
    my contact…..rafiuakin@yahoo.com

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