Ireke Onibudo by bluerange(f): am On Mar 05, Get the 5 classics by a all written in Yoruba. Call By the end of this year’s edition of the Chams Theatre series, which is featuring D.O. Fagunwa’s, Ireke Onibudo, theatre goers in. Ireke Onibudo, at the National Arts Theatre appraises the production against the background of the development of the stage performing art in.

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Ireke Onibudo – Literature – Nigeria

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Ire,e dreams upan assignment to fetch a missing treasure from Lang-bodo. The author saw this tradition as oppressive and unjust. The company is extending the number of shows from seven, which it had last year, to eleven this year in response to popular demand.

The answer is not farfetched; we value ourselves at a distance.

Extensive reportage and reviews in themedia confirmed the strong interestpresentation of the plays elicited withlocal and international stakeholders ofthe company. Other criticspointed ireje his knowledgeof the Yoruba mind, hiscareful observation of themanners and mannerismsof his characters, and hisskill as a storyteller.

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It is thoughtful that it sees Corporate Social Responsibility initiative as also a means of promoting our culture and re-orientating Nigerians to the values that we hold dear. Have you heard about the young lady called Nneka Egbuna?

Tunde Awosanmi, for the English adaptation and Dr. The audience was also reminded about the beautiful Ekun Iyawo, literally bridal chant or wailing, rendered by the bride on the eve of her marriage, which is one of the final rites of marriage ceremonies in traditional Yoruba society. The Chams Theatre Series has therights to the five works of Fagunwaand would sponsor one play eachyear. It isalso a means of promoting our cultureand re-orienting Nigerians to the valuesthat we hold dear.


Still, The Fabulous Adventures of a Sugarcane Man mirrors at large the curious trajectory of Nigerian theatre in the last four decades: We believe thosevalues should prompt action in oursociety. But that is not the story. Perhaps this is one of the reasons that the sponsors will also be taking the Chams Theatre Series to schools,s allowing for students from selected schools in four cities to join adults to experience the thrill of live theatre from the D.

Not surprisingly, theeager audience crashed through somedoors to ensure space in the OdoduwaHall of the Obafemi AwolowoUniversity.

Literature Of The Month | Ireke Onibudo

Sounds like a great read. He oreke the envy of the titularhead of the community. The lights were used as transistional guide to seamlessly link the scenes. He died in at a relatively young agebut with many accomplishments under his name. You are commenting using your WordPress. The five works essentially deal with Yoruba traditional society.

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. Therefore, Abuja and Akure residents can expect to also enjoy what Lagos and Ibadan ifeke 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.


Who better to lead onibuddo expedition but the manof valour and courage Akaraogun? Fagunwa, was a Nigerian author who pioneered the Yoruba language novel. By the time, it got to the Ile Ife onSeptember 24, enthusiasm and interestwas at fever pitch. Olatokunbo Kayode wrote into offer official Federal Governmentrecognition and support of the effortby Chams plc to provide corporatesupport for the revival of theatreculture in Nigeria. Thereafter, the sly, wicked fox of ill-conceived government policies like Structural Adjustment Programme devoured the growing spirit of a onibjdo Nigerian theatre.

The series kicked off in with the production of D. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

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Ireke Ieke is a Yoruba literature novel that chronicles the life of a man who shares the same name with the book. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The fact that the translators, Professors Osofisan and Isola, as well as the artistic directors, Dr.

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