Pan Africanism : African Celebrations and Holidays ~ Share Your Experience

Discussion in 'Black History - Culture - Panafricanism' started by river, Sep 7, 2007.

  1. river

    river Watch Her Flow MEMBER

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    Hey fambly,

    This thread is for everyone to share their experiences of celebrations and holidays in the African diaspora.

    If you live anywhere in the world where Black people observe Black/afrocentric holidays please share with the family your experience of these celebrations. In other words, how are such holidays celebrated in your country/community? What is done? What do people wear? What do people eat? What kind of music is played? Are there special events for children/young adults/anyone? Whatever else you can think to tell us about the holidays.

    Visit the Africation Newsletter to see some of the holidays that are observed around the African diaspora in September.
     
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    A celebration called Odunde. Aborisha travel to various rivers and oceans to make offerings to Oshun and Yemoja respectively. We typically do this in early June.

    Ase
     
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    Wow! And Oshun is my orisha. I will definitely make a card for this occasion. I think there may be a river down here in Texas. If not I will just have to travel to myself:D

    Thanks brotha Sek
     
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