EYO – LACE UP
The Eyo masquerades are costumed dancers. In ancient times it was held to escort souls of the departed, the King of Lagos or Chief and also to usher in a new King. Now being observed as a tourist event and it is traditionally performed in Lagos.
The white-clad Eyo masquerades represent the spirits of the dead, and are referred to in Yoruba as “agogoroEyo” (literally: “tall Eyo”).
The Eyo festival also known as the AdamuOrisa play is a Yoruba festival indigenous to Lagos, Nigeria . On Eyo day, the main highway in the heart of Lagos from the end of Carter bridge to Tinubu square is closed to traffic , this allows procession from Idumota to the IgaIduganan palace .
Eyo festival and its Socio Cultural symbolism being rooted in the tradition and custom of the people of Lagos has become one of the foremost Festivals in Nigeria and it is also the cultural monument of Lagos .The elegance and theatretical display of the festival thrills those in attendance , it also contributes Economically to its local communities.
It is also widely believed that the play is one of the manifestations of the customary African revelry that serves as the forerunner of the modern carnival in Brazil.
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