Badagry Festival | 2015 Provisional Programme of Events
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PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME FOR BADAGRY FESTIVAL 2015

DATE

PROGRAMME

VENUE

TIME

Saturday 16th -30th August Pre-Festival Events:

  1. Press conference
  2. Art exhibition
  3. African Herbal Medicine Exhibition
  4. MTN awareness promo activities

 

-         Premises of Badagry Heritage Museum-         Badagry Town Hall
Friday 21nd August -         Optical mission for free eye test and eye glasses  from the USA 

-         Jumat Service

 

 

-         Badagry/Iworo-Ajido/Apa/Ajara 

-         Badagry Central Mosque

 

9.00am 

 

1.00pm

 

Saturday 22nd  August -         Door of Return Ceremony-         Quarters Drama Presentations-         Traditional atonement/ prayer for the peaceful response of the spirits of our forbearers and all the victims of slave trade Badagry Marina

 

10:00am

 

Sunday 23rd   August -         International Day for the Remembrance of      Slave Trade and its Abolition-         International symposium on Toussaint Louverture-         Dark-Era reminiscence procession ASCON AUDITORIUM

 

Badagry Township

10:00am

 

5.00pm

Monday 24th August     -         Water Sport Activities: Boat Regatta, Boat Racing, Swimming and Fishing Competition 

-         Economic Forum

-         Badagry Marina 

 

GOVERNMENT CHALLET BADAGRY

10:00am 

 

 

5:00pm

Tuesday 25th August -         Zangbeto Masquerade Exoteric Performance-         International/Domestic Dance/ Musical Performances -         Ajido 

-         Badagry Township

9:00am 

6:00pm

Wednesday 26th August -         Vothun Festival of Catharsis-         Ogun Ajobo -         Ajara Communiy-         Badagry Township 12:00pm5:00pm
Thursday 27th August -         Medical mission for free eye test and free glasses from the USA-         Tour of Heritage Sites 

-          Command Performance: a Drama titled Wailing from Badagry, a tale of Transatlantic Slave Trade

-         Badagry/Iworo-Ajido/Ajara/Apa 

 

-         Badagry Township

9:00am10.00am

 

 

5:00pm

 

Friday 28th August -         Conferment of Chieftaincy Titles & Adoption of African Names-         Aholu (Kings) Carnival 

-         Musical Show/Performance

-         Palace of Akran of Badagry 

-         Badagry Town

 

-         Badagry Town Hall

9:00am 

3:00pm

 

7:00pm

Saturday 29th August    -         Grand Finale: Cultural Extravaganza, Spectacles, African Magic etc.-         Badagry Citizen Award

 

Badagry Grammar School 

 

 

10:00am 

 

Sunday 30th August . -         Interdenominational Church Service for the atonement of all victims of Slave Trade in Africa and the Diaspora AGIA TREE MONUMENT SITEBADAGRY 4.00pm