YWC Yoruba day celebrations

The Yoruba World Congress (YWC) has confirmed that all is now set for the 2020 Yoruba Annual Celebrations. The one-week long global events approved by the YWC Leaders‘ Council will start on Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 to mark the end of the Kiriji War and to declare the YWC Manifesto for a Yoruba Nation.

The 2020 Yoruba Day Celebrations will be hosted by YWC Chapters in Nigeria, South Africa, USA, England, Brazil and Cuba.

The series of global events will be coordinated by a sixteen-man international committee made up of prominent Yoruba leaders resident in five continents across the world. The YWC Global Planning Committee is chaired by YWC Secretary General Prof Anthony Kila.

Highlights of the events will include:

  • Manifesto for the Yoruba Nation hosted in Lagos
  • Yoruba Global Library Project, hosted in the USA
  • Yoruba in the world, hosted in Brazil and Cuba
  • Tomorrow People and Yoruba Culture, hosted in Ibadan
  • Yoruba Community Development and Empowerment, hosted in South Africa
  • Safety & Security in Yorubaland, hosted by “Amotekun ni gbobo wa”.

Other events are:

  • Yoruba Women in National Development;
  • Yoruba Youths Summit;
  • Yoruba Elders and Leaders’ Lunch

The events will see the participation of prominent Yoruba Traditional Rulers and Yoruba Leaders that have made their marks in the academia, arts and entertainment, business and finance, security, public and private service across the world. 

In confirming the 2020 Yoruba Day calendar, Prof. Anthony Kila explained that the planning committee is very conscious of health and safety issues of our times and will therefore be putting in measures to safeguard participants before and during every event.

The events, according to Kila, will have a few people gather at various venues and everyone can log in from anywhere in the world to participate in the events online. The events will also be aired on TV and Radio.

Event Registrations/Donations/Sponsorships

Manifesto for Yoruba Nation, hosted in Lagos

This event will hold Wednesday 23rd September 2020

It will feature discussions around the

  • “End of the Kiriji War as the birth of the Modern Yoruba Nation.
  • Declaration of the YWC Manifesto for a Yoruba Nation
  • Pathway to realization of a Yoruba Nation.

Due to the health and safety issues and constraints of our times, physical participation will be limited to only YWC registered members and specifically invited Guests.

We can however all participate from anywhere in the world by getting an invitation.

Fill out this form to get your invitation for this event

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        Yoruba Global Library Project, hosted in the USA

        This event will hold on Wednesday 23rd September 2020

        It will feature discussions around the

        • An overview of the Yoruba Global Library
        • The Role of Knowledge and Culture Preservation in Yoruba Nation
        • Participating in the Yoruba Global Library

        Due to the health and safety issues and constraints of our times, physical participation will be limited to only YWC registered members and specifically invited Guests.

        We can however all participate from anywhere in the world by getting an invitation.

        Fill out this form to get your invitation for this event

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          I declare that the information provided here is true and can be proven. I understand and agree that I will respect and conform with all Health and Safety Measures put in place by the organizers and that I will be allowed to be part of the programme and will be asked to leave if the organisers deem that I am breaching any of the norms needed for an orderly, peaceful and successful programme.

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            Fill out this form to sponsor this event.

              Yoruba in the world, hosted in Brazil and Cuba

              This event will hold on Wednesday 23rd September 2020

              It will feature discussions around the

              • An overview of the Yoruba People around the Globe
              • The Role of World Yoruba People in Yoruba Nation
              • Language and the Yoruba Communities

              Due to the health and safety issues and constraints of our times, physical participation will be limited to only YWC registered members and specifically invited Guests.

              We can however all participate from anywhere in the world by getting an invitation.

              Fill out this form to get your invitation for this event

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                I declare that the information provided here is true and can be proven. I understand and agree that I will respect and conform with all Health and Safety Measures put in place by the organizers and that I will be allowed to be part of the programme and will be asked to leave if the organisers deem that I am breaching any of the norms needed for an orderly, peaceful and successful programme.

                Today's Date

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                Fill out this form to make a donation for this event.

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                    Tomorrow People and Yoruba Culture, hosted in Ibadan

                    This event will hold Wednesday 30th September 2020

                    It will feature discussions around the

                    • The Role of Young People in Preservation in Yoruba Nation
                    • It will also be an afternoon of Yoruba Poems

                    Due to the health and safety issues and constraints of our times, physical participation will be limited to only YWC registered members and specifically invited Guests.

                    We can however all participate from anywhere in the world by getting an invitation.

                    Fill out this form to get your invitation for this event

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                      What were you searching for?
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                      Terms and Conditions

                      I declare that the information provided here is true and can be proven. I understand and agree that I will respect and conform with all Health and Safety Measures put in place by the organizers and that I will be allowed to be part of the programme and will be asked to leave if the organisers deem that I am breaching any of the norms needed for an orderly, peaceful and successful programme.

                      Today's Date

                      We are a tradition based on passion and principles, we are a self-funding assembly that relies solely on contributions and donations of groups and individuals for all our great activities.

                      Fill out this form to make a donation for this event.

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                        Your name (or that of your organization) will be listed on our website and in our records unless you state otherwise.
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                        We are a tradition based on passion and principles, we are a self-funding assembly that relies solely on contributions and donations of groups and individuals for all our great activities.

                        Fill out this form to sponsor this event.

                          First name

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                          I declare that the information provided here is true and can be proven. I understand and agree that I will respect and conform with all Health and Safety Measures put in place by the organizers and that I will be allowed to be part of the programme and will be asked to leave if the organisers deem that I am breaching any of the norms needed for an orderly, peaceful and successful programme.

                          Today's Date

                          Yoruba Community Development and Empowerment, hosted in South Africa

                          This event will hold in South Africa on Wednesday 24th September 2020

                          It will feature discussions around the

                          • An overview of Status of Yoruba Communities across
                          • The Role and Relationship of Yoruba Communities in Africa and beyond.
                          • YWC Channels for Participation and Collaboration.

                          Due to the health and safety issues and constraints of our times, physical participation will be limited to only YWC registered members and specifically invited Guests.

                          We can however all participate from anywhere in the world by getting an invitation.

                          Fill out this form to get your invitation for this event

                            First name

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                            How do you wish to attend?
                            Virtual Attendance (online)Physical Attendance


                            How did you hear about the event? (Required)

                            What were you searching for?
                            Name of friend/colleague?
                            Which blog?
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                            Which station?
                            Please specify

                            Terms and Conditions

                            I declare that the information provided here is true and can be proven. I understand and agree that I will respect and conform with all Health and Safety Measures put in place by the organizers and that I will be allowed to be part of the programme and will be asked to leave if the organisers deem that I am breaching any of the norms needed for an orderly, peaceful and successful programme.

                            Today's Date

                            We are a tradition based on passion and principles, we are a self-funding assembly that relies solely on contributions and donations of groups and individuals for all our great activities.

                            Fill out this form to make a donation for this event.

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                              Your name (or that of your organization) will be listed on our website and in our records unless you state otherwise.
                              Add my (our) name to the list on the website.Do not add my (our) name on the website.

                              We are a tradition based on passion and principles, we are a self-funding assembly that relies solely on contributions and donations of groups and individuals for all our great activities.

                              Fill out this form to sponsor this event.

                                Safety & Security in Yorubaland, “Amotekun ni gbobo wa” hosted in England.

                                This event will hold on Wednesday 23rd September 2020

                                It will feature discussions around the

                                • Current State of Security in Yoruba Land
                                • The Role of Groups and Individuals in Security in Yorubaland
                                • Participating in the process of Securing in Yorubaland

                                Due to the health and safety issues and constraints of our times, physical participation will be limited to only YWC registered members and specifically invited Guests.

                                We can however all participate from anywhere in the world by getting an invitation.

                                Fill out this form to get your invitation for this event

                                  First name

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                                  How do you wish to attend?
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                                  How did you hear about the event? (Required)

                                  What were you searching for?
                                  Name of friend/colleague?
                                  Which blog?
                                  Which forum?
                                  Which church/mosque?
                                  Which station?
                                  Please specify

                                  Terms and Conditions

                                  I declare that the information provided here is true and can be proven. I understand and agree that I will respect and conform with all Health and Safety Measures put in place by the organizers and that I will be allowed to be part of the programme and will be asked to leave if the organisers deem that I am breaching any of the norms needed for an orderly, peaceful and successful programme.

                                  Today's Date

                                  We are a tradition based on passion and principles, we are a self-funding assembly that relies solely on contributions and donations of groups and individuals for all our great activities.

                                  Fill out this form to make a donation for this event.

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                                    Your name (or that of your organization) will be listed on our website and in our records unless you state otherwise.
                                    Add my (our) name to the list on the website.Do not add my (our) name on the website.

                                    We are a tradition based on passion and principles, we are a self-funding assembly that relies solely on contributions and donations of groups and individuals for all our great activities.

                                    Fill out this form to sponsor this event.

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