Things You Need To Know As Ile-Ife Holds 2024 World Aje Festival

Things You Need To Know As Ile-Ife Holds 2024 World Aje Festival

The ancient city of Ile-Ife is set to once again, experience the glitz and glamour at the annual world Aje Festival.

Aje Festival is an annual cultural event held in celebration of 'Aje', the deity of wealth, market profitability and economic prosperity. The festival is very significant as it celebrates and enlightens the people about the spirit of wealth and prosperity. 

The colourful event holding in the ancient and beautiful city of Ile-Ife, the source and the ancestral home of the entire Yoruba race, will among other side attractions, feature the Aje Heritage and Economic Summit, the Aje Music Fiesta, Aje Movie Screening as well as Aje Festival Exhibition.

The Grand Finale of the 2024 edition of the annual World Aje Festival will hold on Monday, 26th February 2024. 

This concluding and main part of the Festival is held in 3 sessions; The first being a traditional procession of Aje Olokun by the women of Woye Asiri from Ilero, Osangangan Obamakin's compound to pay traditional obeisance to the Ooni at the Ile-Oodua Palace, from where they will proceed to the Aje Temple located right inside ancient Ejigbomekun market also known as Oja Ife.

The Woye Asiri women will thereafter leave the Aje Temple for the Yeyemolu Sacred Well Water located within the Ooni's Palace for further spiritual rites.

The peak of all activities for the day is the iconic procession of Aje groups which would be led by the Arole Oduduwa, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, the Ooni of Ife in company of members of the Ife Traditional Council, monarchs across the world and the Iyalaje Oodua, Princess (Dr.) Toyin Kolade, Coordinator and Global Ambassador of the Aje Festival.

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