Open House for the Asheville Sister CIty of Osogbo, Nigeria with the screening of the film “Sacred Journeys Osun-Osogbo”.
September 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE to Attend!
6:00-6:20pm Refreshments and networking
6:20-7:15pm Film screening
7:15-7:40pm Discussion of film and next steps for Osogbo Committee
7:40-8:00pm Informal conversations
Refreshments and light snacks will be served
Where: The Collider, Downtown Asheville
1 Haywood St. 4th floor (Wells Fargo building)
Free on-street parking after 6pm, and free first hour parking in Rankin Avenue Parking Garage across the street
Details about the film: The film details the Festival of Osun-Osogbo, which takes place annually in Osogbo, Nigeria. It celebrates the goddess of fertility, Osun, and renews the contract between humans and the divine. This ceremony is part of the Yoruba religion, which has upwards of 100 million practitioners, and is one of the world’s 10 largest religions.
For more information, contact: ashevillesistercities@gmail.