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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The hero performs all the tasks successfully through the help of his mother. There was standing roomonly as the hall was brimful. Certainly, suchprojects as this will help the processof our cultural rebirth.

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Daniel Fagunwa through his writing paints a world in which reality, supernatural and magical beings often cross one another while staying true to Yoruba customs and traditions by means of parables and touching on various paradigms on human nature. You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. The fact that the translators, Professors Osofisan and Isola, as well as the artistic directors, Dr. Fagunwa’s writing is often regarded by many as the pioneer of Yoruba literature – especially the novels.

The Chams Theatre Series has therights to the five works of Fagunwaand would sponsor one play eachyear.

Theatre often involves many other aspects ofthe arts, from music through choreography andinto fields such as costuming. A Memoir Hardcover by Tara Westover.

I told him what he was missing in the area of the music lyrics. It was a great beginning indeed. Taking advice In one scenario of his life, our hero falls from grace to grass and ireeke himself in a world where animals order him around and are responsible for if he stays alive or not. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS oniudo.


To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The book is onibuddo is such a way that our unintentional hero goes through various situations and while you enjoy his stories, there are underlying lessons about our journey through life, some of which we still struggle with today. The sound effects were creatively employed to intensify the reality of the setting.

Where is your Chams? Next in line for is the work Ireke Ireks. Notify me of new comments via email. From the eventful era of Hubert Ogunde, Moses Olaiya Adejumo, Duro Ladipo and many others to those far off days when theatre groups from the universities toured the country with incisive productions for the masses and corporate interventions such as Onbiudo Productions held up the onibjdo of Nigerian drama in the turbulent socio-political winds. But this time taking cognizance of the fact that real social and political power has shifted from Obas or traditional chiefs to the colonialists.

A chief of the Yoruba, Fagunwa studied at St. The first two works centre on how life was lived in pre-colonial Yoruba society. Rendering in theoriginal language enriches the texture, depth of mean-ing and eloquence. He has to battle a wild cat in order to save his life. You may not understand how far away you are from your culture until you take out time to see a stage play. There were also Mr.


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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. The company is extending the number of shows from seven, which it had last year, to eleven this year in response to popular demand.

Culture and Tourism ministerMr. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Notify me of new comments via email. It would be stretching the parallels a bit to suggest that the monster has finally been slain and that theatre has finally come into its own as a result.

Chams plc has acquired he rights tothe five works of D. Who better to lead the expedition but the manof valour and courage Akaraogun? Have you paused to ask onibudl some of our brothers abroad prefer to speak with us in our native tongue rather than in English?

Oyewo, are among the best that could be found anywhere in the world, really had a great impact on the performances. Have you ever wondered why as a parent you are struck by nostalgia each time you visit your country home?