The journey of Yorùbá Lákọ̀tun would not be complete without the great support of our partners, special guests, audience, all volunteers at the back end and well-wishers who have helped to enhance each event. According to the host of the quarterly programme, Olutayo Irantiola, said, “I appreciate everyone who have contributed to the success of Yorùbá Lákọ̀tun thus far. We have thrived on the support by various people and organizations. I remain undeterred in my commitment to the elevation of our Yorùbá literature, culture, crafts and skills that have been relegated.” Speaking on the behalf of Ethnic Heritage Centre, Charles Obioha, mentioned that Yorùbá Lákọ̀tun has become a flagship programme of the centre. The centre is proud of the growth of the programme from inception till date; all her attainment and wished her the best. The next edition of the programme will be coming up on September 4 2016 at Ethnic Heritage Centre, 35A,Raymond Njoku Street off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi by 4pm where the 1st year anniversary will be marked. –END–
NOTE TO THE PRESS:
ABOUT YORUBA LAKOTUN:
It is a quarterly live audience participatory programme where different creative arts are done and an interview session with a writer. The host is Olutayo Irantiola
ABOUT ETHNIC HERITAGE CENTRE:
Ethnic Heritage Centre is located at 35A, Raymond Njoku Street off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. The centre is a foremost learning centre for the learning of Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa and French thereby exposing them to the cultural elements surrounding those languages thereby promoting and preserving our cultural heritage. This is achieved through a modern, creative and innovative method of learning.
Their programmes are flexible enough to accommodate Nigerian residents and those who are on short visits to Nigeria that may want to have a better understanding of the Nigerian people and their cultures. The centre also has a library stocked with books in all the languages for everyone. The centre also has a gift shop called ‘Kasuwa’ which means Market in Hausa where different creative works can be purchased.