Sango is a king, a god, a warrior. This year’s World Sango festival was held in Oyo Nigeria on August 21-30. Created to celebrate African cultural heritage, the event features performances from different Orisha worshiping groups from around the globe. Last year’s event was attended by a million followers. This is truly a blessing to behold. Those, like myself, who were unable to attend should check out the website for photos and more information about the cultural history and legacy of the Yoruba people and the Ifa religion.
The amazing ritual drama performed for King Sango during the 2013 event is also worth viewing.
To see fantastic photos of the 2014 festivities please check out the event’s Facebook page. If you are interested in reading more about the myth, the man, the king that was Sango I would recommend Sango in African and the African Diaspora.