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Ekiti cultural troupe goes on performance tour in Netherlands

Mr Ojo-Bakare made the disclosure to journalists on Sunday in Ado-Ekiti.

• September 24, 2023
Ekiti cultural troupe
Ekiti cultural troupe [Credit; NAN]

The Ekiti commissioner of arts, culture, and creative economy, Rasaki Ojo-Bakare, has said that the state performing arts company will be on a performance tour in the Netherlands from Sept. 27 to Oct. 8.

Mr Ojo-Bakare made the disclosure to journalists on Sunday in Ado-Ekiti.

According to the commissioner, who is the leader of the delegation, the serial award-winning troupe will be in a Northwestern European country for performances.

He said, “While in the Netherlands, the troupe will have a 2-hour command performance on October 1 for the Nigerian community in The Hague in commemoration of the Nigerian Independence Anniversary.

“The Troupe will also perform on Oct. 4 at Wassernneer for the diplomatic corps to commemorate National Day before storming the Nollywood Festival 2023 in Amsterdam on Oct. 5.”

Mr Ojo-Bakare added that the troupe will use the opportunity of the tour to impress international stakeholders and attract international investors to the Ekiti creative and tourism sectors.

While hailing the State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, for funding the trip, he said the troupe will return to Ekiti on October 8 to continue with the preparations for a command performance of “Fajuyi”, a stage play held on October 14.


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