Written and directed by: Seun Awobajo, for Footprints of David Arts Academy
Date: May 26
Venue: National Theatre, Iganmu
Gate: Premier/Command (By invitation)
Date: May 27
Venue: Lagos Motor Boat Club, Victoria Island
Obi at'Orogbo is a Yoruba classical ballet piece exploring the sacred nature and importance of bitter kola and kolanut (Obi ati Orogbo). Aside their sacrificial use and health benefits, bitter-cola and kolanut play a major role in indigenous belief system, especially in religious and cultural affairs. They play crucial role in realisation of the ritual contents of most festivals and celebrations in Nigeria.
About FOOTPRINTS OF DAVID
A multiple-award winning chil-dren/students dance theatre troupe with vast experience in performanc-es both at home and internationally, the FoD, based in the Bariga area of Lagos, and led by Seun Awobajo, enjoys patronage and support from numerous eminent Nigerians, and recently received commendation in "performance excellence" from the former German president, Joachim Gauck, when he visited Nigeria in 2016.