Yoruba Day Celebration

9th Annual Yoruba Day Celebration with music, food, and performance. This year's featured guest is Jelili Atiku performing "Nelson Mandela: A Second Burial." 

Friday, April 11, 2014 at 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Jester Center (JES), A230
201 21ST ST E, Austin, Texas 78705

Event Type

Arts & Humanities, World & Culture


College of Liberal Arts

Target Audience

General Public





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Omoniyi Afolabi left a positive review 4/10/2014

It was so great that it is taking us a whole day to savour its impact. Good foord, attentive and supportive audience, mesmerizing performances from local and international groups--we feel blessed to be here as part of the American experience. Home is no longer so afr away anymore--we now feel at home--even aawy from "home". Jelili Atiku's performance in re-invoking Mandela as ancestral being who must now sleep well but not forget the living was a reminder that we are all connected by the spirits of the living, the ancestral and the yet unborn.